In recent years, the University of Arkansas School of Law has participated in two study abroad summer programs. Students are eligible if they have completed the first year of law school and are currently in good academic standing. Federal or other student loans may be available. Interested students should contact the Office of Financial Aid for information. For additional information about the program, contact Associate Dean Stephen Sheppard.
The Cambridge Study Abroad Program is a fully ABA-accredited program, jointly sponsored by Downing College of Cambridge University and the University of Mississippi School of Law, in consortium with the University of Arkansas School of Law, the University of Tennessee College of Law, and the University of Nebraska College of Law. The program lasts six weeks and includes courses in international and comparative law.
The dates for the program are June 23 (opening dinner) – July 31 (night of final dinner, students check out on Aug. 1). The tuition is $2650 and the partial room and board (breakfast and lunches M-R) is £1925 (payable on location in Cambridge on June 24).
For more information, visit the University of Mississippi Cambridge Study Abroad Program Website.
Instructor: Christopher Kelley
The Transnational Negotiation course is a two‐credit course designed to teach you cross‐cultural, transnational negotiation skills in an international setting. This fall, the course will be hosted abroad by the Law Faculty of the Taras Shevchenko National University in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Russia Summer 2014 Course
This two credit course, which will be taught by Professor Howard Brill and Irina Feofanova, will include a class component in July. Topics will include: Russia Political and Legal History; The structure of Russian government; Comparative Religious Freedom; International Adoption; and other international and comparative topics. The field component will be a trip to St. Petersburg in August. St. Petersburg is a beautiful 300 year old city, founded by Peter the Great, on the Baltic. It is the city of the Czars and Lenin; the city of Dostoyevsky, Tchaikovsky, and Putin. Activities will include visits with law firms and government officials, as well as excursions to historical and cultural sites.