U.S. Business Law Academy
Columbia Law School invites applications to its U.S. Business Law Academy. The program, designed for foreign-trained law students but open to practitioners as well, offers an engaging educational and cultural experience with select topics in U.S. legal institutions and business law taught by preeminent scholars from Columbia and other world-renowned faculties.
The Academy offers an accessible introduction to the Socratic Method, one of the foundations of U.S. legal education, and presentations about LLM programs and strategies used by U.S. law graduates to find jobs. The program also includes practice-oriented lectures by prominent attorneys; networking events with fellow participants; and visits to professional and cultural sites in New York. Overall, the Academy is excellent preparation for those considering furthering their studies in a leading global graduate program.
Early Bird discounts for applications that are submitted by January 15, 2019. Group discounts are available for six or more affiliated participants who apply by February 1, 2019.
"Introduction to U.S. Legal Institutions"
"Introduction to Mediation"
"U.S. Financial Law in an International Perspective"
"U.S. Corporate Law in an International Perspective"
Lunchtime practitioner presentations:
"The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act"
"Commercial & Investment Arbitration"
Three weeks, from Sunday, July 14 through Friday, August 2, 2019
Columbia University, New York City
Foreign-trained law students and practitioners from around the world
$7,500 for tuition and housing (discounts for early applications and groups)
$5,250 for tuition only
Office of International Programs at [email protected]
Further details are available on the program information page