Terms and Dates:

  • Summer 2019

Housing Options:

Student Responsibility

Cornell Affiliations:

School of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions (SCE), Law


Opportunity Description

The competitive Cornell Global Law Program in Paris combines law school experience with the chance to explore life in France.

Taught entirely in English by four members of the Cornell Law School faculty, this intensive, four-week honors program introduces advanced prelaw students to legal practice and study from an international perspective and provides mentorship for law school success.

Program features:

  • A four-credit course, LAW 4031 Introduction to the Global Study of Law
  • Introductory lectures on comparative legal study
  • Small classes focused on preparing undergraduate students for law school success
  • Optional sessions providing guidance on the law school application and admissions processes
  • Mentorship by Cornell Law School faculty
  • First-hand opportunities to explore the legal institutions and culture of France and the European Union
  • Optional French language instruction
  • Option to audit other Cornell Law School courses in Paris

Program benefits:

  • Understand how the U.S. law school system works
  • Explore key fields of legal scholarship
  • Investigate the role law plays in global governance, justice, and business relations
  • Develop international professional contacts
  • Learn how to take law schools exams
  • Prepare for law school and the admissions process
  • Improve your lawyering and legal skills
  • Enhance your academic record and resume
  • Study alongside law school students from around the world