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Colleges and universities offer summer courses to students looking to continue their education during the summer months; a time when most students are on vacation. Students have the opportunity to earn credit for the following school year

The field of law and regulations guiding various aspects of life is enormous. Those who delve into it typically find some kind of specialization about which they are passionate, such as regulatory theory and intellectual property.

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Summer Boarding Courses

Law is the perfect elective for any aspiring barristers, solicitors and lawyers. Students will develop their understanding of core concepts in the theory and practice of ... [+]

Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success.

Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage.

Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn.

This is Oxford College Summer School.

LAW

Law is the perfect elective for any aspiring barristers, solicitors and lawyers. Students will develop their understanding of core concepts in the theory and practice of law, discovering how lawyers function in the fields of criminal, familial, tort and contract law. They will also learn how argument is best deduced and applied in both theoretical and practical case studies, an integral skill for any successful legal career. By the end of the course students will have developed a case for the defence or prosecution, in a mock legal trial which sees them presenting their case to an audience. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Cambridge Immerse

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two-week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford ... [+]

Overview of course 8th July - 21st July 2018 22nd July - 4th August 2018 5th August - 18th August 2018 Residential in a central University of Cambridge college Classes designed and taught by University tutors A variety of carefully planned skills workshops Dedicated university and subject-specific advice Inclusive of all excursions and extracurriculars Diverse range of international participants Participant Assessment Certificate of Participation Summary

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. Tutorials and seminars are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic enquiry; yet the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants, but also provides a unique insight into the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities. The Cambridge Immerse Law course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. Students are taught university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. The Cambridge Immerse Law course is perfect for those considering Law or Jurisprudence at university level and do not have any formal academic experience of Law. In addition to providing students with a grounding in the key theoretical and practical tenets of Law, the course focuses upon particular skills that are vital to the study of Law at university, including the ability to form logical and coherent arguments, and the... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

This Helsinki Summer School course examines core issues in Chinese law and society. The aim of this introductory course is to provide students with a foundation of the le ... [+]

Law and Society in China

ORGANISER:

Finnish China Law Center, Faculty of Law, University of Helsinki

Related Degree Programmes:

Master’s Programme in International Business Law, Master of International and Comparative Law

DATES:

8.-18.8.2017

PRICES:

600-900 EUR

CREDITS:

5 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Zhang Yihong

Target students

This course is designed to give students practical knowledge about the Chinese legal system. The course is suitable for both law students and students from related disciplines, such as Asian studies, economic sciences, political science and social sciences. Students both with and without prior legal knowledge and study of China are invited to enrol.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
11 days
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

Cooperative enterprise law is only rarely part of teaching curricula, even if about one billion members around the world are involved in this special form of enterprise w ... [+]

Co-operative Enterprise Law

ORGANISER:

University of Helsinki, Ruralia Institute, Co-op Network Studies

DATES:

8.-24.8.2017

PRICES:

850-1400 EUR

CREDITS:

5 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Essi Frondelius

Target Students

Advanced Bachelor’s and Master’s students, including professionals already working, with at least a strong interest in co-operative law.

Synopsis

Cooperative enterprise law is only rarely part of teaching curricula, even if about one billion members around the world are involved in this special form of enterprise with an economic and social impact to match. The shortcoming is further highlighted by the repeated crisis resilience of cooperatives and the growing awareness that sustainable development issues must also be addressed by and through enterprises. Something is, however, being done about this, for the issue is tackled by international governmental and non-governmental texts; according to its Blueprint for the Cooperative Decade 2011–2020 cooperative law is also high on the agenda of the International Cooperative Alliance.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
17 days
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

The Law School preparation programme combines sessions devoted to the process of applying to law school with sessions in which students will learn about an aspect of law ... [+]

Overview

The Law School preparation programme combines sessions devoted to the process of applying to law school with sessions in which students will learn about an aspect of law and then debate it.

This programme is also available in Cambridge and London.

For students aged 13-15, ORA offers an Introduction to Law course.

Academic Content

Interviews

On the Law School preparation programme, students focus on and practise the skills necessary in a good law school and law firm interview. They are asked to consider different types of questions they might be asked in interviews, and how best to tackle them. They learn how to write a good legal essay and increase their commercial awareness in order to apply for relevant jobs and internships in the legal sector.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
June 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Collegium Civitas

Rule of law is one of the most important principles on which modern states and societies are built. ... [+]

Overview

Rule of law is one of the most important principles on which modern states and societies are built.

This course will discuss how the criminal justice system works on the European continent, particularly in Central-Eastern Europe, and how it shapes the societies there. Issues discussed will include how the judicial systems and law enforcement services function as well as how they cooperate internationally. Where applicable, juvenile justice will be addressed. The course will also include visits to relevant schools and institutions to see firsthand how these concepts are carried out.

Entry qualification

High school / secondary education (or higher)

While not a requirement for this course, background or coursework in a related field such as criminal justice, law/pre-law, or sociology is helpful.... [-]

Poland Warsaw
June 2019
Full-time
15 days
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! ... [+]

Summer Criminology, Law and Society Course in California S1 CRM/LAW C7 Introduction to Criminology, Law and Society 4 S1 CRM/LAW C127 Hate Crimes 4 S1 CRM/LAW C131 Organized Crime and American Society 4 S1 CRM/LAW C142 White-Collar Crime 4 S1 CRM/LAW C176 Classics in Crime Cinema 4 S2 CRM/LAW C7 Introduction to Criminology, Law and Society 4 S2 CRM/LAW C10 Fundamentals of Criminology, Law and Society 4 S2 CRM/LAW C108 Criminological Theory 4 Why Study at UCI?

UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Summer Session offers over 800 courses in 70 academic disciplines. Students will take courses led by world-renowned faculty and live and study with American students. As a visiting student, you have the option to choose courses that will help you fulfill degree requirements at your home university or courses just for interest.... [-]

USA Irvine
June 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
SOAS Summer School

This course provides students with a basic understanding of international law, focusing on foundational structures that are necessary to engage with any international leg ... [+]

Programme Description

This course provides students with a basic understanding of international law, focusing on foundational structures that are necessary to engage with any international legal issue. In addition, students are introduced to a number of contemporary problems of world order that require the application of the foundational rules and structures to develop awareness of both the limitations and potential of international law as a tool for change.

Students will leave the course with the capacity to address international legal problems with confidence as well as awareness of specific contemporary issues and how international law is dealing with emergent and on-going concerns including the relationship between business and human rights; refugees; technology; feminism; and the use of force outside of the collective security structures. ... [-]

United Kingdom London
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Palacky University

Are you interested in enhancing and expanding your knowledge in the branch of medical and health law? Would you like to spend two amazing weeks in Olomouc, the Czech Repu ... [+]

Topic: Alternative Dispute Resolutions in Healthcare

Duration: 2 weeks (July 7 - 21, 2019)

Credits: 5 ECTS

Language: English

Place: Faculty of Law, Palacký University Olomouc, Czech Republic

Price:

Early bird price 1180 EUR with a payment before 31st March 2019 Regular price 1280 EUR with a payment after 31st March 2019

The price includes an academic programme, social programme, accommodation, meals - breakfast, lunch, coffee break, dinner

790 EUR/880 EUR without accommodation

More information: In the course of past decades, alternative dispute resolution (ADR) has been introduced into an ever-growing number of areas of law including medical law. It is used not only in medical malpractice cases, but also in disputes between the providers of health services, the health insurance companies, and the patients (insured persons). Comprising negotiation, mediation, arbitration and other techniques of dispute resolution outside of the traditional court proceedings, ADR is often praised for its cost-effectiveness and time-effectiveness, flexibility, confidentiality, and respect for unique aspects of a particular case. However, the use of ADR in healthcare also gives rise to many serious questions regarding its suitability and, in some cases, even legality. Summer Law School Olomouc on Medical Law 2019 will offer many lectures and discussions on this fascinating topic that will be increasingly more important for both the theory and the practice of health law in the years to come.... [-]

Czech Republic Olomouc
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
European University of Rome

UER Summer School aims to provide a wide and in-depth understanding of the legal implications of the most relevant issues of international trade both on a substantial and ... [+]

UER Summer School aims to provide a wide and in-depth understanding of the legal implications of the most relevant issues of international trade both on a substantial and procedural perspective. The program combines high-level lectures and professionalizing training offered by professors, lawyers, managers and experts operating in the international markets.

All lectures are given in English and the topic addressed range from transnational contracts to cooperation agreements, from project financing to equity and trust, from international commercial arbitration to the settlement of interstate disputes at WTO.

64 hours of class time

The program will run from 10th to 22nd June 2019 and includes 64 hours of class time divided into two weekly sessions on international trade and international arbitration, including a moot competition at the end of the second week. All lectures are given in English.... [-]

Italy Rome
June 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
The International Summer School for Teens

This is an excellent course to give students exposure to the legal process and economic theory, and how they affect society. ... [+]

Itinerary

For students who are starting to think about university and future career paths.

Students will learn about the different types of law and the various legal issues that impact our day-to-day lives. They will learn how to debate with confidence in a fun and inspiring setting.

Learn how to speak with confidence

The class will cover:

Mock trial to develop debating skills Study human rights and surveillance law Learn how to present with confidence The basics of legal theory and their real-world application Topics such as the different types of law, government intervention, international trade and politics School wide Model United Nations (MUN) session Learning Outcomes ... [-]
United Kingdom Stirling
June 2019
20 days
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in the area of Law ... [+]

This programme is designed for students between the ages of 15 and 18 who are interested in a future career in the area of Law.

The four areas that the course intends to address include the following:

Provide an insight into careers in law both in the UK and internationally Explore different areas of study concerned with the legal system Learn about the foundations, history and different specialisms within law Preparation for life as a student at highly rated Russel Group University and elsewhere

The course is an opportunity for high school students and equivalents around the world to get together and learn about their potential futures, giving everyone a real insight into what it takes to work in the profession of law in today’s times and what they should expect in their future studies.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
July 2019
Full-time
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

This module will focus on the European Convention on Human Rights and its law, as interpreted by the European Court of Human Rights, and by the English courts through the ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in Law Studies 2019. About

This module will focus on the European Convention on Human Rights and its law, as interpreted by the European Court of Human Rights, and by the English courts through the (UK) Human Rights Act. This module aims to equip you with essential human rights law knowledge, and the key skills for understanding current developments in human rightslaw. It will encourage you to follow the latest developments, and sharpen your critical thinking skills.

Self Catering Accommodation Provided 4 Day trip to London Social Programme including day trips and evening activities Application Deadline 24th May 2019 £2,400 per session [-]
United Kingdom Exeter
August 2019
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

Which promises are legally binding, and which are not? What happens if you break a promise? In what circumstances can you escape from your promise? These are the fundamen ... [+]

About

Which promises are legally binding, and which are not? What happens if you break a promise? In what circumstances can you escape from your promise? These are the fundamental questions of contract law. And contract law is important because of the extent to which it governs our lives: when we are shopping in the supermarket, or renting a house, or employed at work, or booking a holiday - most of our transactions, whether routine or exceptional, are contractual. This module will provide an introduction to the major principles of English contract law.

Self Catering Accommodation Provided 4 Day trip to London Social Programme including day trips and evening activiti... [-]
United Kingdom Exeter
August 2019
Campus
Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen

All of our courses are designed to impart knowledge in the highly popular fields of international and comparative law. The courses, all of them are taught in English, com ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in Law Studies 2019. Welcome to the U.S.-German Summer Law School Spend your summer in the Heart of Europe

The Faculty of Law at Justus Liebig University Giessen, the Marquette University Law School and the University of Wisconsin Law are looking forward to host students from all over the world for the 11th U.S.-German Summer Law School in Giessen.

The program combines high-quality teaching with a wide range of cultural and social activities.

During the four weeks in Giessen, students will study in a familiar atmosphere and meet excellent lecturers and practitioners from all over the world. Besides, they have the opportunity to attend a German language course offered at different levels.... [-]

Germany Giessen
July 2019
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus