Study Abroad

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.

Where: China: Beijing, Hangzhou

When: Summer

Curriculum Highlights: The courses are International Intellectual Property; International Trade, WTO Law and China; Comparative Tort Law; and 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 Guanghua School of Law.

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 $3,250.00

Subjects: International Studies, Legal Studies

Visitor Exchange Programs

Thomas Jefferson School of Law offers some very special foreign study exchange opportunities for our students at various Universities around the globe, including University of Burgundy School of Law in Dijon, France; University of Nice, France; Zhejiang University Guanghua Law School in Hangzhou, China.