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Summer Institute in International Law

Korea Application Open through April 15

Fordham Law School & Sungkyunkwan University College of Law

June 18 - June 30, 2018 (Academic Program)
July 2 - August 3, 2018 (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 2018 courses will run from Monday, June 18 to Thursday, June 28, with final examinations held on Saturday, June 30. The optional 2018 internship session will run Monday, July 2 to Friday, July 27 (4 weeks) OR Friday, August 3 (5 weeks), 2018.                                                                                                                     The Guardian Names Seoul in Top Ten Cities for Students

  • 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).

The 2017 courses will run from Monday, June 5 to Thursday, June 15, with final examinations held on Saturday, June 17. The optional 2017 internship session will run Monday, June 19 to Friday, July 14 (4 weeks) OR Friday, July 21 (5 weeks), 2017.

Deadline: Apply by April 15.

Contact Us

Paolo Galizzi

Faculty Director
Fordham - SKKU Summer Law Institute
Fordham University School of Law
150 West 62nd Street, Room 7-126
New York, NY 10023

Email: pgalizzi@fordham.edu