Program Details

The Program's courses are designed and taught by a team of professors from the United States and Scotland. Students are able to interact professors and participating Aberdeen students. All students take two 3-credit courses. The courses have no prerequisi
Location:
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Graduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
The University of Baltimore School of Law, in conjunction with the University of Maryland Law School, sponsors a Summer Abroad Program in Comparative Law at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland. The program provides students with insight into the laws of another country, a new perspective on the American legal system, and the challenges of representing clients in a global economy. Courses are taught by University of Baltimore and University of Maryland faculty, jointly with members of the University of Aberdeen faculty. Courses offered vary from year to year. The program is open to students who have completed their first-year courses and are in good academic standing. Financial aid is available.

The Program's courses are designed and taught by a team of professors from the United States and Scotland. Students are able to interact professors and participating Aberdeen students. All students take two 3-credit courses. The courses have no prerequisites. To orient students on Scots laws and institutions, the program includes several field trips and guest speakers.

Setting Description:
The University of Aberdeen enjoys a rich heritage, dating from the 1495 founding of King's College. In 2006, Newsweek magazine named it as one of four “Scottish Ivies.” In 2012, Aberdeen Law School was ranked the best in Scotland and fifth in the United Kingdom by the London Times. The modern city of Aberdeen is located on the edge of the Grampian Highlands between the Rivers Dee and Don on the icy North Sea. The “granite city,” as it is known, is lined with a profusion of roses, beautiful parks and venues for numerous sports activities (especially golf), as well as a lively nightlife and pub scene. It is easily reached by plane from London, Amsterdam, Dublin and Reykjavik. Transportation by bus within the city is convenient and inexpensive. Major tourist areas like Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Oban and the Isle of Skye are accessible by train or bus. Summer weather in Aberdeen is similar to fall in the mid-Atlantic region—often bright and cool or rainy and cold. During the summer,
Cost:
Tuition & Fees: $3,150 (6 credits) Housing: $1,400 (lunch included on class days) Housing will be at Hillhead Halls of Residence - visit the website for full information. Housing is available from Sunday, July 6, 2014, through Saturday, August 2, 2014. For an additional charge, housing arrangements can be made to come earlier or to stay later. Fees cover course materials and all program activities, including a visit to Edinburgh and its courts, a trip to historic Fyvie Castle, receptions,

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