Best Law School Study Abroad Excursions

The best part of studying abroad might just be the opportunity to explore new cities in countries around the world, including their historical sites, museums, markets, restaurants and more. These excursions are just as much a part of the total experience as the academic work.  

The Ohio State University Moritz College of Law’s Comparative Law program in Oxford, England, includes numerous educational and cultural side trips. Those might include visits to courts in London, the English Inns of Court, the Houses of Parliament, the Royal Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford-upon-Avon and Windsor Castle.


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Some excursions are less about sightseeing and more about understanding some of history’s darkest days. Creighton University School of Law’s program on International Criminal Law and The Holocaust in Germany focuses on the development of genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity jurisprudence. Students visit the International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague, Netherlands, the concentration camp at Dachau, the War Crimes Research Center, the Nazi Party Rally Grounds and Courtroom No. 600, the location of the Nuremberg trials.

Law school-organized excursions can also take you places that few others see. Students in Fordham University School of Law’s Summer Institute in International Law study in downtown Seoul, and also travel to the DMZ, the demilitarized zone that divides South Korea and North Korea. 

Touro Law Center offers the first U.S. summer law program in Vietnam. An optional four-day excursion to Cambodia includes a visit to Phnom Penh, including the Extraordinary Chambers of the Courts of Cambodia, where Khmer Rouge leaders are being tried for mass atrocities from the 1970s, and the Angkor Wat temple ruins.


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