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 2nd summer foreign study program in Oxford, England during the summer of 2015!

The six credit program begins on Thursday, June 29 and ends with the completion of exams on Friday, July 31, 2015. The program offers international and comparative law courses, and features 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?

How To Apply

Now Accepting Applications: We are now accepting guest student applications for the 2015 Oxford program. You will find the 2015 brochure (pdf), application and professionalism form 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) and Oxford Professionalism Form – Guest Student (pdf) and mail it along with your deposit check to the address listed below. Space is limited. Apply today.

2015 Oxford Program
International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 371-5140

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

» 2015 Oxford Brochure (pdf)
» Oxford Application Form - Guest Student (pdf)
» Oxford Professionalism Form – Guest Student (pdf)
» 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., 2015) 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.


Oxford Program Details

Stay at Hertford College*

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

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

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

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.