Toronto Foreign Study Program

Study law in exciting, cosmopolitan Toronto

Toronto, CanadaTimely, flexible and affordable
Now approaching its 16th consecutive year in downtown Toronto, Canada, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School returns to the University of St. Michael's College in May and June, 2015.

Our program offers two three-week sessions of timely and stimulating law courses. Students are invited to attend one or both sessions and choose among seven course options. A maximum of six credits may be earned during both sessions. Session One takes place from May 13-June 3, 2015, and Session Two from June 4-24, 2015. In addition to international comparative law courses the program features legal events and social activities that will enrich student’s foreign study experience.

If you are interested in an economical study abroad program that features important international law topics and outstanding faculty members, explore our program here on our website. If you have any questions feel free to contact our office at (517) 371-5140 or

How To Apply

Now Accepting Applications: We are now accepting guest student applications for the 2015 Toronto program. You will find the 2015 brochure (pdf), application and professionalism form available for download on this page. The nonrefundable deposit fee for the Toronto program is $250. Guest students have the option to pay the deposit by credit card. The deposit fee may also be paid by check made payable to Western Michigan University Cooley Law School. Please fully complete the Toronto Application Form – Guest Student (pdf) and Toronto Professionalism Form – Guest Student (pdf) and mail it along with your deposit check to the address listed below. Space is limited. Apply today.

Mail Materials To:
2015 Toronto Program
International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933

Note: Current Cooley students please visit our site on the portal for application information

» 2015 Toronto Brochure (pdf)
» Toronto Application Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» Toronto Professionalism Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» Toronto Housing Agreement (pdf)

Travel Information

U.S. Department of State:    
U.S. Department of State:  Smart Traveler Enrollment Program    
U.S. Department of State:  Travel Warnings and Travel Alerts 
U.S. Department of State:  Worldwide Cautions
U.S. Department of State:  Country Specific Information for Canada

Certificate of Completion

Students who successfully complete a WMU-Cooley foreign study program receive a certificate suitable for framing and may note on their curriculum vitae "Certificate, (applicable year e.g., 2015) Toronto Study Abroad Program, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School." It would be a misrepresentation to assert that you were a student of St. Michael's College at the University of Toronto.

Toronto, Canada

Toronto Program Details

Educational Objectives

Educational objectives for foreign study are:
1. encounter other cultures and legal theory and systems;
2. attend legal courses that are international and comparative in focus;
3. participate in legal events that familiarize them with the legal system of the host country;
4. gain an international and comparative perspective of the law; and,
5. experience daily living in a different culture.