Program Details

The Summer Abroad Program in Comparative Law provides insight into the laws of another country and a new perspective on the American legal system. Approximately 30 to 50 students participate in the program each summer.
Location:
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Courses focus on a comparison of the laws of the United States and the United Kingdom and/or the European Union. To orient students on Scottish laws and institutions, the program includes field trips to trial and appellate courts, and to a prison. Speakers include judges, advocates, professors, and government officials.

The Summer Abroad Program in Comparative Law provides insight into the laws of another country and a new perspective on the American legal system. Approximately 30 to 50 students participate in the program each summer.

The program is ABA approved and is co-sponsored by the University of Baltimore and the University of Maryland and hosted by the University of Aberdeen.
Setting Description:
The University of Aberdeen enjoys a rich heritage and a superb setting. The university dates from 1495 with the founding of King's College. The modern city of Aberdeen offers outstanding cultural institutions, a North Sea beach, beautiful parks, and numerous sports facilities.

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