Toronto Foreign Study Program

Study law in exciting, cosmopolitan Toronto

Toronto, CanadaTimely, flexible and affordable
The 15th consecutive year of the program was conducted in downtown Toronto, Canada. Western Michigan University Cooley Law School returned to the University of St. Michael's College in May and June, 2014. 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 nine course options. 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

Enrollment for the 2015 Toronto Program has not yet begun. We invite you to sign-up for program updates so you can be the first to know when registration opens. The prior program year brochure is available for viewing on this page.  The 2015 program will be similar, yet not identical, to the 2014 program.

Thank you for your interest in the program. We hope that you can join us for an exciting time in Toronto this summer!

International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 S. Capitol Ave.
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 371-5140

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

» 2014 Toronto Brochure (pdf)
» Toronto Application Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» Toronto Professionalism Form - Guest Student (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 Cooley foreign study program receive a certificate suitable for framing and may note on their curriculum vitae "Certificate, (applicable year e.g., 2014) 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.