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Courses and Grading

Courses for the 2019 Summer Law Program in Madrid

From the Headlines: Legal Issues that Impact the World Today
  • European Human Rights Law (2 credits)
    Prof. Ignacio Borrajo Iniesta
  • Health, Trade and National Security (2 credits)
    Prof. Sidney D. Watson
  • Immigration and Crime in the International Context (1 credit)
    Prof. Ira H. Trako
  • Introduction to Civil Law Systems (1 credit)
    Prof. Javier Martinez-Torron
  • Intellectual Property in Crisis (1 credit)
    Prof. Erika Cohn
  • Old World, New Problems: Constitutional Rights in European Courts (1 credit)
    Prof. Lorena Bachmaier Winter

Class Schedule

The 2019 Summer Law Program in Madrid will run from May 20 through June 30, 2019. Most classes will be held in the morning and early afternoon, and students will have some Fridays off for travel and leisure. The final exams will be administered from June 28 through June 30, 2019.

Student Performance and Grading

The Saint Louis University School of Law Summer Law Program in Madrid is an ABA-approved foreign summer program. Students may earn up to 6 credits upon completing the Summer Law Program in Madrid. Grades are measured primarily by final examinations and the grades used are A+, A, A-, B+, B, B-, C+, C, C-, D, and F. Students who are not enrolled at Saint Louis University School of Law may be graded on a Pass/Fail basis.

Students will be given the same credit as if they were at the SLU LAW campus, but the acceptance of any credit or grade for any course taken in the program is subject to determination by your home school. Please discuss your school's grading preference with your dean's office before applying to the program.