Upcoming Summer Law Programs in the UK and Europe

A listing of short pre-LL.M. and focused law programs available this summer

Below is a short listing of summer law programs in the UK and mainland Europe.

 

These programs cater to a wide range of participants, from those who are considering doing an LL.M. to attorneys and current law students who want focused study in a specific field of law.

 

Most of these programs are only a few weeks long—or even less—so they don’t require a lot of time commitment.

 

Also see our listing of upcoming 2016 summer law programs in legal English and US Law.

 

The University of Oxford / George Washington University Law School

International Human Rights Program

Oxford, July 10 - August 6, 2016

 

This four-week program examines contemporary challenges related to the protection of human rights and particularly focuses on the enforcement of human rights law. Open to current law students as well as law graduates, lawyers, and other professionals with an interest in human rights.

 

Bucerius Law School

Short programs in sports laws, international business law, and international IP transactions

Hamburg, July 11-30, 2016

 

These short courses are available to current law students and young professionals looking to explore specialized areas of law.

 

Kent Law School

Pre-LL.M. Summer School

Paris, June 27-29, 2016 or June 29 - July 1, 2016

 

This three-day long program is aimed at those who are considering doing an LL.M. Sample classes are offered, in fields from intellectual property law to international migration law, so participants can get a taste of the LL.M. experience

 

William & Mary Law School

Summer Program in Madrid

Madrid, June 27 - July 28, 2016

 

Offered to students who have completed at least one year of study at an ABA-approved or state-accredited law school. Covers topics in European Union law and politics, human rights law in Europe, and comparative corporations, among others.

 

American University - Washington College of Law

Summer Abroad Programs

London, Paris Strasbourg, Brussels; Geneva, or the Hague

May 29 - June 25, 2016

 

Open to students who are in good standing at an ABA-accredited or state-approved law school. Curriculum includes Europe-focused as well as more general law courses.

 

University of Notre Dame Law School

Summer IP and Technology Law Programme in London

London, July 18 - August 12, 2016

 

Open to current law students as well as attorneys who are practicing intellectual property law; however, they’re also available to non-students who are not seeking law school credit. Participants can choose three courses out of five which cover a variety of topics in IP law.

 

Cornell Law School / Sorbonne Law School at the Université Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne

Paris Summer Institute

Paris, June 25 - July 30, 2016

 

Open to US law students who have completed at least one year of studies at a law school accredited by the ABA or a state, as well as non-US law students and licensed attorneys. Courses cover topics in European laws, international commercial arbitration, international human rights and more. French classes also available.

 

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

Various short law programs

London, June 20 - July 8, 2016; July 11- 29, 2016; August 1-19, 2016

 

LSE offers a range of short law classes, covering topics ranging from cyberlaw to commercial law and European company law. Students can take one course per session.

 

University of San Diego School of Law

Summer Programs

Paris, June 6 - July 2, 2016; or London, July 4-30, 2016

 

Open to USD law students or students enrolled in an ABA-accredited or foreign law schools. The Paris program covers topics in comparative law and intellectual property law; the London program explores commercial negations and deals.

 

Georgetown Law and King’s College London

London Summer Program

London, July 3 - August 2, 2016

 

Open to current law students as well as law graduates. Classes include a seminar in negotiations, international law, counter-terrorism law, and corporations.

 

Texas Tech University School of Law

Lithuania Summer Law Program in Europe

Kaunas, May 28 - June 30, 2016; optional externship component in Vilnius July 1-12, 2016

 

Open to law students, lawyers, and other legal professionals interested in studying in Lithuania. Program includes several law courses, field trips, and an optional externship.

 

University of Georgia Law / University of Leuven

Global Governance Summer School

Leuven, Belgium; July 10-30, 2016

Open to law students and student from other disciplines, as well as to practitioners. Program covers global governance topics and explores how governing bodies, corporations, NGOs and other actors interact.

Ohio State University / University of Oxford

Summer Law Program at Oxford

Oxford, UK: June 26 - July 31, 2016

Students will learn about the British and American legal systems through a combination of class work, guest lectures, and excursions in Oxford and London.

 

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