UConn Law trains students to succeed in a rapidly-evolving transnational world. Long before the term globalization became a household word, UConn Law recognized the importance of preparing its graduates to think, live and act globally.
The International Exchange Programs Office offers students unique opportunities for specialization in foreign law through international exchange with a large number of partner universities as well as independent programs.
International Exchange Programs Mission: To foster and maintain international legal opportunities that will create globally informed leaders who operate with an enhanced knowledge of international law, comparative law skills, intercultural competence and diverse language and communication skills.
Our program with the Faculté de Droit et de Science Politique, Université Paul Cézanne d'Aix-Marseille in France is designed to give students fluent in French a chance to study EU and the civil law tradition in a French law school.
Our program with Pompeu Fabra University in Barcelona, Spain is designed to give students an opportunity to study at a foreign law school offering a diverse array of international legal courses in English, Spanish and Catalonian.
Since 1995, students have studied Civil Law and Jurisprudence at the Free University of Berlin, which is one of the largest Law Departments in Germany and has offerings in German and English.
Students at the University College Dublin in Dublin Ireland can take advantage of varied course offerings in Constitutional Law, International Human Rights Law, European Law and Criminal Justice Law.
Since 1982, our program at the University of Exeter in England has emphasized the importance of comparative law offering concentrations in Comparative European Legal Systems, Transnational Commercial Law and Conflicts Law.
At Leiden University in Holland, students are engaged in the study of European Union Law, European Trade Law and Comparative law while living in a metropolitan setting located in the center of Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Hague.
Located in the heart of London, England, SOAS offers students the unique opportunity to study International Law, Human Rights Law and Development Law with a particular focus on fostering improved knowledge and understanding of Asia and Africa.
With a student population in Mannheim of approximately 12,000 students, the University of Mannheim offers UConn Law students the opportunity to study Comparative Law with classmates from all over the world in an unmatched setting – the largest baroque castle in Germany built in the 18th century.
Combine study and practical experience at a prestigious Israeli university that blends its academic excellence with engagement in a diverse world!
At the University of Nottingham in England, students will have access to one of the leading centers in the world for legal research as well as courses concentrating in Human Rights Law and Criminal Law.
Students interested in a global view of international trade and economic law would benefit greatly in attending University of International Business and Economics in Beijing, China!
The University of Siena in Italy offers students fluent in Italian a diverse course offering with concentrations in Law and Politics as well as the opportunity to live and study in a medieval walled city.
Our program at Tilburg University in Holland offers students a chance to study Business or Administrative law in English from a uniquely European perspective with over 350 international students annually.
The University of Puerto Rico School of Law is an excellent choice for law students interested in working in Spanish-speaking environments.
Students may independently arrange to study at other universities with prior Law School approval.
Students interested in summer opportunities focused on international exchange and education can work with the staff in the International Programs department to create a unique educational and multicultural experience.
Exchange opportunities can be explored through UConn’s membership in Universitas 21 a consortium of universities around the world working together to foster global citizenship and institutional innovation through connection of students and faculty.