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  • Locations: Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Language of Instruction: Danish, English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Program Arranged Housing Dates of Instruction: Fall: September - December, Spring: February - May
Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL: Yes Class levels eligible to apply: 2L, 3L
Contact Email: Contact Phone: 202-274-4228
Program Description:


The University of Copenhagen has over 37,000 students and more than 7,000 employees.  Together, the eight faculties offer over 200 programs for study in health sciences, humanities, law, life sciences, pharmaceutical sciences, science, social sciences, and theology.

The Faculty of Law is situated in the center of the old city of Copenhagen and has more than 4,000 students. The Faculty offers about 30 law courses taught in English each semester. All master level law courses are offered to exchange and guest students as well as Danish master students. More than 300 international students study at the Faculty of Law each year and the Faculty has an extensive welcoming program each semester. In addition to the classical fields of law, the research and study programs are geared towards increasing internationalization and new legal disciplines.

University of Copenhagen

The official language of instruction at the University of Copenhagen is Danish; however, many courses are offered in English.

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 Copenhagen, 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 at the University of Copenhagen.  Please visit the University's website for a complete list of course offerings.

  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • EU Law - Free Movement and the EMU
  • International Law-Making
  • International Human Rights Law
  • International Criminal Law and Procedure


The University of Copenhagen Housing Foundation can assist exchange students with housing in Copenhagen.


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:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.