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Spain: Summer Semester in Madrid
ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS UNTIL APRIL 18, 2014
SLU LAW's ABA-approved Summer Law Program in Madrid offers six weeks of enriching, rewarding comparative and international law education in one of the most exciting, historical and culturally rich cities in the world. Students can earn up to six credit hours in comparative and international law courses taught by Spanish and American professors. Classroom instruction is in English, and there are no classes on Fridays. The anticipated enrollment is usually around twenty-two students. The program includes visits to Spain's Constitutional and Supreme Courts. In addition to taking up to six credit hours, students may take a non-credit introductory Spanish class at no additional cost.
Madrid offers students vibrant nightlife, excellent restaurants and world- renowned museums. Day trips can easily be made to Toledo, Segovia, Avila and Salamanca, all jewels of Spanish culture and history. For those students who wish to expand their travels even further, weekend trips to exciting nearby destinations outside of Spain, such as Lisbon (Portugal), Paris, Nice, and Lyon (France) are also popular and easy to get to by train or a short flight. And Morocco is next door!
Program courses are held on Saint Louis University's Madrid campus, located in the northwest section of Madrid near many other universities and within a 20-minute subway ride to the city's historical center.
Optional Study Opportunity in The Hague, Netherlands June 29 through July 2, 2014
Students who take the International Criminal Law course will travel to The Hague from June 29, 2014 through July 2, 2014. During this visit, students will observe trials and other proceedings and attend talks by judges, prosecutors and other officials from the international courts. Students will visit courts, including the International Court of Justice, International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and the International Criminal Court.
Questions and contact information
Prof. Bill Johnson
Important Deadlines & Dates
Saturday, May 17 – date by which students should arrive in Madrid
Tuition, Books, and Fees
SLU LAW reserves the right to alter or cancel this program. Cancellation would occur if there is insufficient enrollment or unanticipated international events that have the potential to affect participants' safety and/or inhibit program administration. If cancellation becomes necessary and occurs after a deposit has been paid, the program director will make his best effort to make arrangements for each student enrolled to attend a similar program, if the student desires. If the program is canceled, all money advanced by the student shall be refunded within 20 days of cancellation.
Withdrawal from Program
If changes occur in the course offerings or other significant aspects of the program, applicants who have paid a deposit or who have registered for the program will be given an opportunity to withdraw from the program. Additionally, if prior to the commencement of the program, a U.S. State Department Travel Warning or Alert is issued for the coutnry(ies) in which the program will be conducted, all registrants will be notified promptly of the warning and be given an opportunity to withdraw from the program.
In the event that applicants withdraw as permitted in the above mentioned criteria, prior to the commencement of the program, the students will receive a full refund of all monies advanced within 20 days of withdrawal or cancellation.
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