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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3
Housing: Off-campus, On-campus Dates of Instruction: Fall: July - November, Spring: February - July
Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL: YES Class levels eligible to apply: 2L, 3L
Contact Email: Contact Phone: 202-274-4228
Program Description:



The Monash Law School is the largest law school in Australia and ranks 26th in the world in law according to the QS World University Rankings 2018. Long known for the quality of its clinical program, Monash Law School is a diverse and international law school in the center of downtown Melbourne. Its curriculum has been developed to ensure an international focus and relevance.

Exchange students at the law school can take classes in international economic and investment law, human rights law, labor law, administrative and regulatory law, intellectual property and communication law and criminal law.


Students will receive up to 12 credits towards their law degree. Only the credits and not the grades will transfer per ABA requirements. The acceptance of any credit or grade for any courses taken at the Monash Faculty of Law, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by the AUWCL Office of the Registrar. AUWCL students will be enrolled in regularly scheduled classes alongside fellow Monash students.
The following is a selection of courses offered during the 2019 academic year. For more detailed course listings, refer to the Monash Student Handbook and search through available courses (called units on the Monash website) in the unit guide.
  • Globalization and International Economic Lawmelbourne park
  • International Entertainment Law
  • Protecting Commercial Innovations
  • Victims, Law, and Mass Atrocity
  • Transnational Labor Law
  • Discrimination Law and Human Rights at Work
  • Forensic Family Law
  • Workplace Investigations and Misconduct
  • Indigenous Rights and International Law
  • Cybercrime

Housing and Cost of Living 

Both on and off campus housing is available, although most on campus housing is for undergraduate students. Monash offers assistance to students looking for off-campus housing. See the school's accommodation webpage for additional information. For information on cost of living, please visit the cost-of-living webpage for international students.

The Monash Law School is located in the center of Melbourne, which is one of the top cities for students in the world according to the QS Best Student Cities rankings for 2018. Find out more about the perks of living in Melbourne and studying at Monash on the university's Inbound Students page.



For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Abroad FAQs page.
All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

WCL Abroad
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite Y360
Washington, DC, 20016 USA
Telephone: (202) 274-4228

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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2019-2020 03/06/2019 04/01/2019 07/01/2019 11/30/2019