Legal Studies

Domestic Programs

Study Abroad Programs

Australia – University of New South Wales, Sydney

Fall, spring

Language: English

Eligibility requirements: Junior standing and 3.0 gpa

Housing: On-campus dormatories or off-campus residencies

Details: The law school offers courses to undergraduates that focus on “analysis of legal institutions, legal theories, principles, and practice, as well as examining the rights and duties of individuals, organizations, business and the government with respect to the law.”


Australia – University of Queensland, Brisbane St. Lucia


Language: English

Eligibility requirements: none

Housing: Residence halls on campus or off-campus apartments

Details: Program in law offers several courses in law, mainly focusing on Australian laws; comparative courses focus on indigenous belief systems and politics.

United Kingdom - Lancaster University, Lancaster, England

Fall 10-week term plus pre-session course, spring & summer terms

Language:  English. 

Eligibility requirements: Minimum cum 2.8 gpa and in subjects relevant to your study plan.

Housing:  On campus accommodation with local and international students; shared kitchens; options for meals.

Details: Department of Criminology offers courses that approach various aspects of crime, justice and society;  fall term students arrive early and choose from 2 courses (each worth 4 semester hours) with field trips and orientation; study with local students; many other course options; international student body; shopping on the university campus outside of Lancaster, easy access to town. 


Domestic Programs

Washington Semester- American University, Washington DC

Fall, spring

Eligibility: Nomination from home school, strong academic record; introduction to world politics or similar coursework.

Housing: Dormitories on the AU Tenley Campus; choose meal plan.

Details: program track in Justice and Law spends 16 weeks in the nation’s capital focusing on the fundamental questions that form the basis of the US justice system; study with U.S. and international students; courses are all related to Justice & Law: Seminar (some include overseas study travel), Internship, Research Project; expert guest speakers; meetings with policy makers; topics vary from year to year.


Last updated: 10/12