Study Abroad

Study Abroad
Celebrating the Fourth of July in France

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Video: Informational Meeting of China/Nice Programs 2014

 

 

2014 China Program Schedule
Susan Tiefenbrun leaves San Diego for China, Tuesday May 13
Susan Tiefenbrun arrives Hangzhou, Thursday May 15
Set up China Program, Friday May 16
All students arrive in Hangzhou Ramada Hotel, Saturday May 17
Hangzhou Tour (1/2 day), Sunday May 18
Classes Begin (Mon-Friday 8:30-10:20; 10:30-12:20), Monday May 19
Weekend Trip to Suzhou, Friday May 23
Beijing Weekend Trip (4 days), Thursday May 29
Visit to Beijing Supreme Court, Friday May 30
Classes End, Thursday June 5
Final Exams (8:30-10:30; 11:30-1:30), Friday June 6
All leave Ramada Hotel, Saturday June 7

 

2014 Nice Program Schedule
Professor Susan Tiefenbrun leaves San Diego, Monday AM June 17
Professor Susan Tiefenbrun arrives NY, Monday PM June 17
Tiefenbrun leaves for Nice, Wednesday PM June 18
Tiefenbrun arrives Nice, Thursday June 19
Set up Nice Program, Friday June 20
Students all arrive at Citadines Residence, Saturday June 21
Welcome Reception, Sunday June 22
Classes Begin (Mon-Thurs. 8:30-10:20;10:30-12:20), Monday June 23
Orientation, Monday June 23
Court Visit, Friday June 27
No Classes (Holiday in France), Monday July 14
Classes End, Tuesday July 15
Classes and Review, Wednesday July 16
All Final Exams (8:30-10:30; 11:30-1:30), Thursday July 17
All leave Nice (Citadines), Friday July 18

 

 

Summer Study Abroad Programs in Hangzhou, China and Nice, France

Hangzhou, China

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 gives 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.

 

 

Where: China: Beijing, Hangzhou

 

When: Summer

 

Curriculum Highlights: Students may choose to take two of the five courses offered. The courses are International Business Transactions; International Entertainment Law; Comparative Law Study of Small Businesses in China; Comparative Negotiations in International Business; and the Chinese Legal System and Its Reforms. Morning classes, held Monday through Friday, are taught in English. Distinguished faculty will include four professors from the Zhejiang University College of Law.

 

Overview: Earn 4 summer credits in 3 weeks in one of the most beautiful cities in the China, Hangzhou. The TJSL China Program runs from May 18 to June 6, 2014. It is ABA Approved. A half-day tour of Hangzhou, a four-day tour of Beijing, including the main sites and a visit to the Beijing Supreme Court, and a two-day tour of Shanghai, will be offered.

 

Setting Description: Centrally situated in one of the most beautiful cities in China and within walking distance of the famous West Lake, Zhejiang University College of Law offers an ideal environment for learning international and comparative law. Classes are held Monday through Friday, in the morning, Students will have afternoons and weekends to travel.

 

Program Value: The China Program is designed to encourage students to experience international law in an international setting, to exchange ideas with students from a different land, and to explore cultural differences that influence international business and legal transactions. Students are drawn from law schools across the United States and the world. Chinese students fluent in English and currently studying law at the Zhejiang University Guanghua College of Law will actively participate in the program.

 

Program Cost: Tuition $3,000.00

 

Subjects: International Studies, Legal Studies

 

 

Nice, France

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.

 

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.

 

 

Where: France: French Riviera, Nice

 

When: Summer

 

Curriculum Highlights: Earn 4 summer credits in 4 weeks while studying on the French Riviera, in the breathtaking city of Nice. The courses have an international focus and compare American and European approaches to law. Students may choose to take two of the four courses offered. The courses are International Human Rights Law; Comparative Environmental Law; International Internet Law; and Comparative Tort Law. Classes are in the morning, Monday through Thursday and taught in English.

 

Overview: The 2014 Nice Program runs from June 22 to July 18, 2014 and is approved by the ABA. The courses have an international focus and compare American and European approaches to law. Students can earn 4 credits in just 4 weeks by completing two of the four programs offered.

 

Setting Description: The University of Nice School of Law offers an ideal environment for learning international and comparative law in a city that is both beautiful and rich in European culture and history. The program includes an organized trip to spend the day in a French court and sit in on one or more actual cases. Students will have 3-day weekends providing opportunities to visit Cannes, St. Tropez, Paris, Monaco, Venice and other renowned European cities.

 

Program Value: The Nice Program runs from June 22 to July 18, 2014 and is approved by the ABA. The Nice Program is designed to encourage students to experience international law in an international setting, to exchange ideas with students from a different land, and to explore cultural differences that influence international business and legal transactions. Students are drawn from law schools across the United States and the world. Apply Now, for this unforgettable experience.

 

Program Cost: Tuition $3,000.00

 

Subjects: International Studies, Legal Studies