Program Details

Our 2009 curriculum includes: Comparative Corporate Law and Governance; International Human Rights; Comparative Legal Studies; International Commercial Arbitration; International and Comparative Refugee Law and Policy;Comparative Land Use Law;Internationa
Location:
Paris, France
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The Paris Summer Institute welcomes J.D. and LL.M. students in the United States and equally welcomes law students and lawyers from around the world. In 2008 there were 110 students: seventeen from Cornell Law School, thirty from twenty-two other U.S. law schools, and sixty-three from eighteen other countries: Canada, Turkey, France, Mexico, Egypt, Belgium, Brazil, Colombia, Germany, Japan, Mauritius, Former Yugoslavia, Australia, Cameroon, Czech Republic, Hungary, India, and Nigeria.

Our 2009 curriculum includes: Comparative Corporate Law and Governance; International Human Rights; Comparative Legal Studies; International Commercial Arbitration; International and Comparative Refugee Law and Policy;Comparative Land Use Law;International Criminal Law; Introduction to French Law; Litigation in a Global Context: Selected Issues; and International Trade and Development Law

The Paris Summer Institute emphasizes the study of international law and institutions, as well as U.S., European and Asian legal systems in a comparative context. It combines the excellence of Cornell's faculty with the University of Paris I Pantheon-Sorbonne, in a uniquely international and culturally rich environment.
Setting Description:
The Paris Summer Institute home is the historic Faculte de droit and Sorbonne buildings, at the heart of the University of Paris, near the beautiful Jardin du Luxembourg, and in the vibrant "Quartier Latin", the Paris home of university students for almost a thousand years.

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