Legal Studies

Legal Studies students can reap huge benefits through studying abroad by gaining a better understanding of the different legal standards and systems 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. Step out into the world, rev up your resume, and earn academic credit by studying abroad.

Legal Studies

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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.

Academic Advice

  • Department input requested
  • Internships required for Legal Studies majors can be completed abroad

Restrictions

  • Department input requested
  • Courses will be reviewed on a case by case basis through the course equivalency process.

Keep in Mind

  • Once you have selected a program, be sure to meet with your adviser at least three months prior to departing for your program.
  • Be sure to explore both GVSU and non-GVSU options by browsing the Program Suggestions below. Students are not limited to GVSU study abroad programs.
  • There are several opportunities to intern and or volunteer while abroad.
  • Students are also able to fulfill general education requirements abroad, including their General Education Issues requirement.

Program Suggestions

GVSU PARTNERSHIP

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, University Name

Term Available

Partnership

Australia

Macquarie University

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Partnership

Australia

University of the Sunshine Coast

Semester or non-traditional academic year

Partnership

China

ESSCA Shanghai

Semster, academic year or summer

Partnership

Germany

Duale Hochschule Baden-Württemberg

Semster or academic year; preferably 3rd year

Partnership

Italy

University of Perugia

Summer & Fall semester

Partnership

Japan

International Christian University

Semester or academic year

Partnership

Mexico

Universidad de las Americas Puebla

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Poland

Cracow University of Economics

Semester or academic year

Partnership

Norway

University of Oslo

Semester, academic year or summer

Partnership

Spain

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Semester or academic year

NON-GVSU PROGRAMS

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

Non-GVSU

Australia

CIS Abroad- University of Newcastle

Semester

Non-GVSU

Cyprus

Global Semesters-University of Nicosia

Semester

Non-GVSU

France

SAI- American University of Paris

Semester, academic year or summer

Non-GVSU

India

KEI- Symbiosis International University

Semester, academic year or summer

Non-GVSU

Ireland

CIS Abroad- Dublin City University

Semester

Non-GVSU

Kenya

KEI- United States International University

Semester, academic year or summer

Non-GVSU

Spain

CEA: Liberal Arts & Sciences in Alicante

Semester, academic year

Non-GVSU

United Kingdom

API- University of Leeds

Semester or academic year

INTERNSHIPS

Program Type

Country

Program, Host Institution, or University Name

Term Available

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

API Law Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

CAPA Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

CIS Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

CRCC Asia Legal Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

ISA Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

Service Learning

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

USAC Study-Internships

Semester or summer

Non-GVSU

Multiple Destinations

World Endeavors Law Internships

Semester or summer

EXPLORE OTHER PROGRAM OPTIONS

Not finding a program on this list that meets your needs? Explore other options.

IMPORTANT: You can also complete your General Education requirements abroad. 

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Department Contact

To determine the GVSU course equivalencies for courses taken abroad, please view the “How to Request Course Equivalencies” page. For more information email Department Contact below.

Jennifer McCaul

Director, College of Community & Public Service Undergraduate Advising Center

321C Richard M. DeVos Center

(616) 331-6890

mccaulj@gvsu.edu



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