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University of Essex (Semester)
Colchester, United Kingdom (Exchange Program) (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Fall,
Spring
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA:: 3.0
Program Description:
Essex


The University of Essex is a truly international institution with a long history of welcoming students from around the world. With a global outlook and reputation for research and teaching, Essex is one of the UK's most internationally diverse campus universities with students from more than 130 countries.

The University of Essex School of Law (Essex) combines law and quality research to provide law students with the education and practical training needed for their career. Essex has particular strengths in the area of human rights law, international trade, and comparative law. With a global focus, Essex understands the need for lawyers with multi-cultural experiences that will be able to work in an increasingly transnational environment.


Program Dates
Language of Instruction
Courses
Contact


Program Dates

The program is offered in both the spring and fall semesters.

Fall: Late August – January
Spring: Late January – Mid June

For exact program dates please see the Essex calendar.

Language of Instruction:

All courses will be conducted in English.

Courses:

Students participating in this program may choose from a number of classes offered at the University of Essex. All classes are taught in English. AUWCL students will be enrolled in regularly scheduled classes with fellow Essex 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 Essex, 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 Essex Course Schedule.
  • Human Rights Law
  • International Trade
  • Comparative Law
  • Banking Law
  • Medicine & the Law

Contact:

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
Fax:  (202) 274-4005
Email: studyabroad@wcl.american.edu


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2015-2016 03/01/2015 07/01/2015 TBA TBA