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Summer Institute in International Law

Seoul Summer Institute

The deadline to apply for both the academic session and the optional internship program was April 15, 2019. However, there may still be space available in the program. Those who are interested in applying should contact Prof. Youngjae Lee at

Fordham Law School & Sungkyunkwan University College of Law

June 24- July 6, 2019 (Academic Program)
July 8 - July 26 or August 2, 2019 (Optional Internship)

The Fordham-SKKU Summer Institute in International Law is held in downtown Seoul, Korea, on the lush, mountainside campus of Sungkyunkwan University (SKKU). The 2019 courses will run from Monday, June 24 to Thursday, July 4, with final examinations held on Saturday, July 6. The optional 2019 internship session will run Monday, July 1 to Friday, July 26 (3 weeks) OR Friday, August 2 (4 weeks), 2019.

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  • All participating students enroll in one 3-credit courses on offer, taught by distinguished members of the Fordham Law Faculty and other leading scholars.
  • Participating students also have the option of applying to be placed in 4 or 5-week internships with Korean courts, government ministries, multinational corporations, human-rights organizations, and law firms, through the Institute's internship program, which runs immediately after the academic session.
  • Internships may be taken for an additional 2 or 3 credits, for a maximum total of 6 credits earned over the summer.
  • Classroom instruction is supplemented by field trips to legal institutions and cultural sites and a basic Korean language class (for non-Korean speakers).

Contact Us

Youngjae Lee
Faculty Director
Fordham - SKKU Summer Law Institute
Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-105
New York, NY 10023