Fall: September - December, Spring: February - May
Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL:
Class levels eligible to apply:
The Faculty of Law at the University of Copenhagen is situated in the center of the old city of Copenhagen and has more than 4,000 students. The Faculty offers about 30 law courses taught in English each semester. All master level law courses are offered to exchange and guest students as well as Danish master students. More than 300 international students study at the Faculty of Law each year and the faculty has an extensive welcoming program each semester. In addition to the classical fields of law, the research and study programs are geared towards increasing internationalization and new legal disciplines.
Exchange students studying at the law school can choose from courses in investment and commercial business law, European law, human rights law, environmental law, intellectual property law and criminal law. In particular, Copenhagen offers a unique selection of classes for students interested in environment, immigration and human rights law.
The official language of instruction at the University of Copenhagen is Danish; however, many courses are offered in English.
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 Copenhagen, 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 at the University of Copenhagen. Please visit the university's website for a complete list of course offerings. For updated program dates, please see the academic calendar.
Corporate Social Responsibility
International Commercial Arbitration
EU Intellectual Property Law
Health and Human Rights
International Migration Law
International Human Rights Law
International Criminal Law and Procedure
Art Crime and the Law
International Energy Law and Sustainability
Migration and Forced Displacement from Climate Change
Contract Law from an International and Comparative Perspective
Legal, Criminological, and Philosophical Perspectives on Mass Atrocity