The University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1878, this historic campus offers the benefits of a large university's facilities while providing small classes taught by award-winning faculty. The Faculty of Law is one of Canada's leading law schools and is home to a close-knit community, which allows students and faculty the opportunity to interact closely and to gain a better understanding of the subject matter. In addition, students can gain valuable practical experience through the law school's Community Legal Services clinic.
All courses will be conducted in English.
Students participating in this program may choose from a number of classes offered at the University of Western Ontario. All classes are taught in English. AUWCL students will be enrolled in regularly scheduled classes with fellow Western Ontario students.
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 University of Western Ontario, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by the AUWCL Office of the Registrar.
The following is a selection of courses offered. For a more complete list of courses, see the Western Ontario Course Schedule.
- Legal Research, Writing and Advocacy
- Orientation to Law & the Legal System
- Corporate Law
- Aboriginal Law
- International Environmental Law
- Public International Law
- International Protection of Intellectual Property
- International Trade Law
Both on and off campus housing options are available. For more information about on campus housing, visit the Western residence website. The university's Off Campus Housing Services provides assistance to exchange students looking for off campus accommodations.
To find out more about the exchange student experience and living in London, Ontario, visit the school's exchange student webpage and the International and Exchange Student Centre website.
For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Abroad FAQs page.
All other questions and concerns should be directed to:
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