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The University of Western Ontario (Semester)
London, Canada (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA:: 3.0
Program Description:
Western Ontario
General Program Dates Language of Instruction Courses Contact



The University of Western Ontario is located in London, Ontario, Canada. Established in 1878, this historic campus offers the benefits of a large university's facilities while providing small classes, taught by award-winning faculty. The Faculty of Law is a close-knit community which allows students and faculty the opportunity to interact closely and to gain a better understanding of the subject matter.  In addition, the law program offers a unique blend of academic work, work experience and volunteer service.


Program Dates:

Fall: Early September to Mid December
Spring: Early January to Late April

See the Western Ontario Academic Calendar for specific term dates.

Language of Instruction:

All courses will be conducted in English.

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Students participating in this program may choose from a number of classes offered at the University of Western Ontario. All classes are taught in English. AUWCL students will be enrolled in regularly scheduled classes with fellow Western Ontario students.

Students will receive up to 12 credits towards their law degree. Only the credits and not the grades will transfer per ABA requirements. The acceptance of any credit or grade for any courses taken at the University of Western Ontario, including externships and other clinical offerings, is subject to determination by the AUWCL Office of the Registrar.

The following is a selection of courses offered.  For a more complete list of courses, see the Western Ontario Course Schedule.

  • International Protection of Intellectual Property
  • Comparative Civil Rights
  • Comparative Federalism
  • International Human Rights
  • Problems in Canadian Federalism
  • International Human Rights
  • Canadian Legal History
  • Francais Juridique

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For general questions and concerns please visit the Semester Exchange FAQ page.

All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

Jamie Welling
Assistant Director
Office of Global Opportunities

American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Suite 355
Washington, DC, 20016 USA

Telephone: (202) 274-4177
(202) 274-4005

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Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2016 09/01/2015 09/10/2015 TBA TBA