The HLS Semester Abroad program offers J.D. students the opportunity, during their 2L or 3L year, to study law and live in a foreign country, through an exchange program at one of 10 foreign law schools or by designing an independent semester abroad at any foreign law school that meets the program’s requirements.
Come learn about semester abroad from ILS staff and an HLS student who recently studied abroad.
Tuesday, March 29 at 12:45 p.m. | WCC 3015
Sponsored by International Legal Studies
Join us for information sessions with representatives from several of our exchange partner law schools. These sessions are open to members of the HLS community. Please register with your Harvard email for access to the Zoom links.
Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva, Switzerland
With Concepta Canale, Exchange Programme Manager, and Professor Andrea Bianchi, Director of Studies and Professor, International Law, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Thursday, November 12 at 8 a.m. | Online; register here
Renmin Law School, Beijing, China
With Professor GUO Rui and CHEN “Amy” Lei, Head, International Office
Sunday, November 15 at 8:30 p.m. | Online; register here
Seoul National University School of Law, Seoul, South Korea
With Professor Dongjin Lee, Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Wednesday, November 18 at 8:00 a.m. | Online; register here
Fundação Getulio Vargas School of Law, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
With Professor Thiago Bottino do Amaral, FGV DIreito Rio
Thursday, November 19 at 8:00 a.m. | Online; register here
HLS’ Semester Abroad Program offers Harvard Law School J.D. students the opportunity to study law and live in a foreign country while receiving a semester of ungraded credit towards their degree, and the HLS-University of Cambridge J.D./LL.M. Joint Degree Program allows students to spend their 3L year in the UK, reading for a Cambridge LL.M., and earning both a Harvard J.D. and a Cambridge LL.M. in a total of 3.5 years.; Join International Legal Studies staff, and HLS students who have recently studied abroad, to learn more about opportunities, requirements and deadlines.;
The session will be offered twice to accommodate students in different time zones. Please register to receive the Zoom link.
Presented via Zoom:
Wednesday, October 14 at 8:00 a.m. EDT (GTC-4) | Register here for the October 14 session
Thursday, October 15 at 8:00 p.m. EDT (GTC-4) | Register here for the October 15 session