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Study Abroad

Study Abroad

The University of Pennsylvania Carey Law School offers a wide range of exciting opportunities to continue your education abroad. Through a study abroad program, we aim to help you deepen your knowledge of foreign law and develop your comparative strengths and skills. 

Students who choose to spend a semester or year at an elite overseas institution will build global peer networks, push their language and cross-cultural skills to the next level, and distinguish their resumes with demonstrated connections to an important country or region.

 

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For questions on Study Abroad, contact Lauren Owens, Director of International Affairs

 Recent Blog Posts

Street view of Columbian town in the Andes Mountains

Reflections from Colombia

When I tell people that I am studying abroad in my last year of law school, I generally get the same response: “Wait, what? You can do that? Also, why?” I understand these questions. Studying abroad in law school is definitely not the norm. That being said, while studying in Colombia has been a giant change, it has given me a completely different perspective on both international law and domestic law in the United States.

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from Colombia

 

King's College at night

Reflections from King’s College London

I am currently a visiting student at King’s College London, set right on the Thames River in the heart of London. Seeking to take advantage of everything London has to offer both in the city and in the classroom, I have decided to embark on a comparative analysis of the law which I have studied so far at Penn Law.

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from London

 

London School of Economics

Letters from LSE

Dear Rangita,

LSE is going really well. I’ve been going to some interesting events here as well. There was a panel last week on global extremism, and tomorrow I’ll be attending an event on the Muslim Brotherhood and Gulf Monarchs. On Monday mornings I have a class on International Criminal Law: Prosecution and Practice, and one of the tribunals we covered today is the Special Tribunal for Lebanon (STL).

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Clock tower and statue at Waseda University

Comparative Environmental Law at Waseda

My primary goal for studying at Waseda Law School was to engage in a comparative Environmental Law curriculum in a country that has a unique history of environmental regulations, challenges, and agreements. I conducted research with some of the preeminent environmental law scholars around the world and expanded my understanding of the space in which international, environmental agreements are formed, such as the Kyoto Protocol.

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