Oxford Foreign Study Program

Live and Study in the City of Dreaming Spires

Oxford, England Skyline

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School returns for its 3rd summer foreign study program in Oxford, England during the summer of 2016!

The 2016 six credit program will begin on Monday, July 4 and end with the completion of exams on Friday, August 5, 2016. The program will offer international and comparative law courses, and feature legal events in Oxford and London and social activities.

Are you interested in a study abroad program that not only offers great professors and international classes, but is also set in a beautiful city steeped in history?

Save on Guest Student Tuition!

Guest students in the 2016 Oxford Program are charged a reduced tuition rate of $650 per semester hour.

"Recruit A Friend" Discount

All program participants have the opportunity to save $100 in the 2016 Oxford Program with the "Recruit a Friend" discount.  A participant who recruits any friends to the program will receive a one-time $100 credit toward tuition.  The participant, and all recruited friends, must successfully complete the 2016 Program to receive the $100 discount.  For more information contact foreignstudy@cooley.edu.

How To Apply

Now Accepting Applications:  We are now accepting guest student applications for the 2016 Oxford Program. You will find the 2016 Brochure (pdf), guest student application, and guest student professionalism and housing forms available for download on this page.

The nonrefundable deposit fee for the Oxford 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 Oxford Application Form – Guest Student (pdf),  Oxford Professionalism Form – Guest Student (pdf), and Oxford Housing Form (pdf) and mail it along with your deposit check to the address listed below. Space is limited. Apply today.

2016 Oxford Program
International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 371-5140

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

» 2016 Oxford Brochure (pdf)
» 2016 Oxford Application Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» 2016 Oxford Professionalism Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» 2016 Oxford Housing Agreement - Guest Student (pdf)

Travel Information

U.S. Department of State:  travel.state.gov    
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 the United Kingdom (England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland)

*Certificate of Completion

The University of Oxford and Hertford College are not awarding credit for this program. 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., 2016) Oxford Study Abroad Program, Western Michigan University Cooley Law School." It would be a misrepresentation to assert that you were a student of the University of Oxford and Hertford College.

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.

 

Oxford Program Details


Stay at Hertford College*

Hertford College, Oxford, England"Bridge of Sighs" at Hertford College - Oxford,

Hertford College, Oxford, EnglandThe Quad at Hertford College - Oxford, England

Hertford College - Oxford, EnglandOur 2015 Group at Hertford’s Bridge – Oxford, England

Hertford College - Oxford, EnglandThe spiral staircase at Hertford College - Oxford, England

Hertford College - Oxford, EnglandA garden at Hertford College – Oxford, England

Hertford College, Oxford, England Hertford College - Oxford, England

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