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  • Locations: Brussels, Belgium; Geneva, Switzerland; London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Dates / Deadlines
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Language of Instruction: English Housing: Program Arranged Housing
Dates of Instruction: May - July Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL: Yes
Class levels eligible to apply: 1L, 2L, 3L Contact Email: eurolaw@wcl.american.edu, wclabroad@wcl.american.edu
Contact Phone: 202-274-4228
Program Description:
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Courses and CreditsCourse DescriptionsTuitionNon-credit Participants Contact

 

*Summer 2019 Applications will open November 1, 2018*


Spend your summer in London, Brussels, and/or Geneva studying law and creating professional networks in cities that are home to major international bars where WCL alumni practice. These programs will help you gain an international perspective on your legal studies while providing you with a solid foundation in areas of international importance. Take the first step to becoming a global lawyer while earning up to seven WCL credits.
 

Europe Group
Courses and Credits

Students can choose to concentrate in one of three area; each option includes two or three courses. Students must choose one area to apply to when submitting their application.

International Business and Regulatory Law
Location: London, Brussels, Geneva
Dates: May 26 - June 22, 2019 (4 weeks)
Credits: 6 credits
Courses: Transnational Business Law and Regulation; Intellectual Property, Trade & the Multilateral System


International Human Rights at Work
Location: Geneva
Dates: June 23 - July 13, 2019 (3 weeks)
Credits: 4 credits
Courses: ILO: Decent Work Agenda; Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Current Challenges

International Organizations and Global Governance
Location: Geneva
Dates: June 9 - July 13, 2019 (5 weeks)
Credits: 7 credits
Courses: Intellectual Property, Trade & the Multilateral System; ILO: Decent Work Agenda; Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Current Challenges

 


Course Descriptions

Course Descriptions:
Transnational Business Law and Regulation (3 credits)
This course surveys practice areas in international and EU business law and regulation. The first half of the course takes place in London and introduces the different components of international business practice. The second week of the course is held in Brussels and emphasizes EU regulation of international business. The goal of the course is to provide an overview of international business practice with a European emphasis.

Intellectual Property, Trade & the Multilateral System (3 credits)
Brussels 2017
This two week course focused on the WTO and WIPO in Geneva offers students an in-depth look at international issues in intellectual property and international trade law. The course includes comparative study of international treaties on intellectual property and will look at the workings of different WTO divisions.

ILO: Decent Work Agenda (2 credits)
This course in Geneva will focus on the International Labor Organization and the Decent Work agenda. It will touch on diverse issues related to the protection of workers such as global supply chains, corporate social responsibility, rights of workers with disabilities, labor migration, and the rights of indigenous peoples, among others.  

Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Current Challenges (2 credits)
This course will focus on current developments in international human rights law and international humanitarian law and will allow students to explore the practical underpinnings of these two aspects of law in Geneva. Students will have access to actors in the United Nations system and other important institutions.


Full course descriptions are available here.
 



Tuition and Fees

The program tuition and fees will vary depending on which track participants choose. Refer to the tables below for the costs for each track.
 

International Business and Regulatory Law (4 weeks)
Tuition* and Fees Amount Due Date
Non-refundable Application Fee1 $100.00 Due at time of application (applications accepted on a rolling basis until March 31 - please note that programs often fill up well before this date)
Non-refundable Seat Deposit $500.00 Due three (3) weeks after you have been notified that your application was accepted
Tuition Balance Due $11,848.00 May 1, 2019
2019 Total Academic Tuition and Fees $12,448.00 See above for payment details
  • *Tuition includes the following: 1) 6 hours of credit from American University Washington College of Law, 2) hotel housing (double occupancy) and breakfast from May 26 to June 22, 3) admission to required site visits, 4) several receptions and celebrations, 5) supplemental travel insurance. Please note, tuition does not include transportation between the cities.
  • 1Fees are subject to change as plans are finalized.


International Human Rights at Work (3 weeks)
Tuition* and Fees Amount Due Date
Non-refundable Application Fee1 $100.00 Due at time of application (applications accepted on a rolling basis until March 31 - please note that programs often fill up well before this date)
Non-refundable Seat Deposit $500.00 Due three (3) weeks after you have been notified that your application was accepted
Tuition Balance Due $7,732.00 May 1, 2019
2019 Total Academic Tuition and Fees $8,332.00 See above for payment details
  • *Tuition includes the following: 1) 6 hours of credit from American University Washington College of Law, 2) hotel housing (double occupancy) and breakfast from May 26 to June 22, 3) admission to required site visits, 4) several receptions and celebrations, 5) supplemental travel insurance
  • 1Fees are subject to change as plans are finalized.
     


International Organizations and Global Governance (5 weeks)
Tuition* and Fees Amount Due Date
Non-refundable Application Fee1 $100.00 Due at time of application (applications accepted on a rolling basis until March 31 - please note that programs often fill up well before this date)
Non-refundable Seat Deposit $500.00 Due three (3) weeks after you have been notified that your application was accepted
Tuition Balance Due $13,906.00 May 1, 2019
2019 Total Academic Tuition and Fees $14,506.00 See above for payment details
  • *Tuition includes the following: 1) 6 hours of credit from American University Washington College of Law, 2) hotel housing (double occupancy) and breakfast from May 26 to June 22, 3) admission to required site visits, 4) several receptions and celebrations, 5) supplemental travel insurance
  • 1Fees are subject to change as plans are finalized.
     
 
 


Non-credit Participants

Non-Credit seeking participants will receive a Certificate of Completion after successfully completing the program. If you are a law student or legal practitioner interested in a non-credit option, please email eurolaw@wcl.american.edu for 2019 price information.


Contact

For general questions and concerns please visit the Summer 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
Email: wclabroad@wcl.american.edu

ABA disclosures 2019

 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/31/2019 04/30/2019 05/26/2019 07/13/2019