Legal Studies

Legal Studies students can reap huge benefits through studying abroad by gaining a better understanding of the different legal standards in the world, analyzing how law impacts other societies, and developing the solid foundation of knowledge, critical thinking, cultural competency and professional skills that are essential to success in the legal field and learning more about different world laws. Step out into the world, rev up your resume, and earn academic credit by studying abroad in locations such as Australia, Chile, Germany, Japan, Poland, and many more.

Legal Studies Study Abroad Programs

Internships

Academic Advice

Scholarships

Department Contact

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Students interested in combining their study abroad experience with an internship, or those looking to focus solely on an internship, have many options. Customized internships are available in a few locations through GVSU internships, as well as other programs such as ELAP or World Endeavors.

PROGRAM SUGGESTIONS

You are not limited to just the GVSU program options listed below. 
Explore other external options by using the search engines listed below.

External Programs

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Program Type

Courses

Spain

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Partnership

Available Courses

Australia

Macquarie University

Partnership

Available Courses

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

Partnership

Available Courses

Japan

International Christian University

Partnership

Available Courses

Cyprus

Global Semesters-University of Nicosia

External

Available Courses

Australia

CIS Abroad- University of Newcastle

External

Available Courses

India

KEI- Symbiosis International University

External

Available Courses

Kenya

KEI- United States International University

External

Available Courses

Summer Programs

Location

Program

Program Type

Courses

India

KEI- Symbiosis International University

External

Available Courses 

Kenya

KEI- United States International University

External

Available  Courses 

Internships

Gain real-world experience globally and build your international network by participating in an internship abroad. 

Internships Abroad

EXPLORE OTHER PROGRAM OPTIONS

There are other program options available. Schedule a study abroad advising appointment to learn more or browse our other program options:

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ACADEMIC ADVICE

  • The earliest you can go abroad is the summer of your first year.
  • Students may fulfill General Education Foundation and Issues requirements abroad
  • Students taking at least 3 credits abroad will fulfill their Global Perspectives requirement
  • Students should be working with their faculty mentor to plan and make appropriate course selections for study abroad.

To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please visit our Course Approval page. 

Once you have selected a program, schedule a meeting with your academic advisor to discuss your plans.

SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

Mullendore Legal Studies and Criminal Justice Scholarship

Explore more scholarship opportunities through our scholarship page 

Department Contact

CECI Advising Center

ceciadvisor@gvsu.edu

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