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 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, the law program offers a unique blend of academic work, work experience and volunteer service.
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
Public International Law
Intellectual Property & Information Technology
Private International Law
International Business Law
For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Exchange FAQ page.
All other questions and concerns should be directed to:
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite Y360
Washington, DC, 20016 USA
Telephone: (202) 274-4228