Have you ever dreamed of studying abroad in an exciting and exotic location?
Thomas Jefferson School of Law offers exceptional opportunities to do just that with two major programs that the law school created and administers one in China and one in the South of France.
TJSL also provides student exchange opportunities in Canada, France, Kosovo and Russia, as well as course exchange programs with San Diego’s two other law schools.
Summer Study Abroad Programs in Hangzhou, China and Nice, France
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, in cooperation with one of the most prestigious universities in China, Zhejiang University, presents a three week, ABA approved, International and Comparative Law Study Abroad Program in Hangzhou, China, one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
The program will run from May 20 to June 7, 2013, giving students the opportunity to earn 4 credits in just 3 weeks. Classes are held mornings only and taught in English. Highlights include distinguished speakers and experts in the field of international law, a visit to Beijing Supreme Court, optional weekend and half-day trips to neighboring cities and scenic sites.
MCLE credit is available to attorneys in California. Attorneys in other states need to check with their State Bar office regarding MCLE credit.
- Download the 2013 China Program Brochure
- Visit the China Study Abroad Program Website
Thomas Jefferson School of Law, in cooperation with the La Faculté de Droit de l'Université de Nice presents Summer Study Abroad Program in Nice, France from June 24 to July 18, 2013.
Students may earn 4 summer credits in 4 weeks while studying on the French Riviera. The courses have an international focus and compare American and European approaches to law. Classes are held mornings only and are taught in English. Highlights include distinguished guest speakers in the field of international law, a day in the French court, an optional French class offered at no charge.
MCLE credit is available for California Attorneys. Attorneys in other states need to check with their State Bar office regarding MCLE credit.
- Download the 2013 Nice Program Brochure
- Visit the Nice Study Abroad Program Website
Students interested in an international practice that focuses on the civil law countries of Continental Europe and Quebec, Canada, have the opportunity to spend a semester at the Queen's Faculty of Law, one of Canada's finest law schools located in Kingston, Ontario (Canada). The Queens program will continue to be offered for the Spring 2011semester.
Students fluent in French and interested in a Continental law practice may spend a summer or semester studying at the University of Burgundy School of Law in Dijon, France.
Students interested in a truly unique summer excursion can join Professor Bill Slomanson studying for a summer at the University of Pristina in Pristina, Kosovo.
Thomas Jefferson School of Law has an exciting exchange program with Far Eastern National University (FENU) for law students to study in Eastern Europe.
Thomas Jefferson School of Law also shares elective courses with two other San Diego law schools: University of San Diego and California Western. Because Thomas Jefferson is centrally located about ten minutes from each of the other schools, our students can conveniently take an elective class not offered at TJSL during a particular semester at either one of the other schools.