Oxford, England Study Abroad Program

WMU-Cooley Oxford, England Study Abroad Program

Live and Study in the City of Dreaming Spires

Oxford, England

Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will host its 6th summer study abroad program in Oxford, England from July 1-August 2, 2019. The 6-credit program offers international and comparative law courses, and feature legal events in Oxford and London and social activities.

"Oxford's tangible history was overwhelming. WMU-Cooley really ensures you develop professionally even while in Europe. We had a chance to visit a local court and watch a few proceedings. A day trip to London to visit Middle Temple was really remarkable, it left something with you! While each day was breathtaking, it was even better to earn credits, and develop professionally as a lawyer while seeing the world."  Charles Hickman, WMU-Cooley student, 2017 Oxford Program

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? Contact the International Programs Office at (517) 371-5140 or [email protected] with questions.

Program Details

Download the 2019 Oxford Brochure here
Download the 2019 Oxford Housing Booklet here
Download the 2019 Oxford Application here
Download the 2019 Oxford Professionalism Form here
Download the 2019 Oxford Housing Agreement here
Download the 2019 Oxford Calendar here

WMU-Cooley Study Abroad in Oxford, England

Save on Guest Student Tuition

Guest students in the 2019 Oxford Program will pay a reduced tuition rate of $650 per semester hour. 

2019 Classes

The required classes for the 2019 Oxford Program are: 

  • European Union Law-Institutional Aspects (2 cr.)
  • International Human Rights (2 cr.)
  • International Law (2 cr.)

Course descriptions and faculty biographies are in the program Brochure.

Housing

Students may live at Hertford College or find their own off-campus housing.  For more information, please review the program Brochure and Housing Booklet.

Eligibility

The Western Michigan University Cooley Law School will consider applications from law students who are enrolled in good standing at an ABA-approved or state accredited law school and have completed at least one year of law study before the start of the program. Students from other ABA-approved or state accredited law schools must ask their school to send an official transcript and letter of good standing to WMU-Cooley Law School verifying their eligibility.

How To Apply

Now Accepting Guest Student Applications:  Guest student applications for the 2019 Oxford Program are now being accepted.  The application deadline is April 1, 2019.

The 2019 Brochure, calendarstudent applicationstudent professionalism form, and housing agreement are available for download on this page.  Note: Current WMU-Cooley students please visit our site on the portal for application information.

The deposit fee for the 2019 Oxford Program is $250.  The deposit becomes nonrefundable on April 1, 2019.  The deposit may be paid online, or by check or money order made payable to Western Michigan University Cooley Law School.

Mail your completed Oxford student application, professionalism form, housing agreement and your deposit check to this address:

2019 Oxford Program
International Programs Office
Western Michigan University Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 371-5140

Space is limited. Apply today!

For more information please contact [email protected] .

Travel arrangements and accommodations should not be arranged before WMU-Cooley officially notifies applicants of acceptance in the Program.

Classes may be cancelled due to lack of enrollment. Participants will be promptly notified.

Travel Information

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., 2019) 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.

Join our e-mail updates list

If you would like to receive information about our study abroad programs, please contact the International Programs Office at [email protected]. Those on our e-mail list are the first to know about the program. They also receive very special program opportunities for current and future programs. 

  • Hertford Quad

    Hertford Quad

  • Garden View

    Garden View

  • Oxford, England

    Oxford, England

  • Group at Middle Temple

    Oxford group visits Middle Temple.

  • Oxford Students Enter Here!

    Oxford Students Enter Here!

  • Oxford Study Abroad Law Books

    Oxford Study Abroad Law Books

  • Hanging out on the lawn in Wimbledon

    Hanging out on the lawn in Wimbledon

CONTACT

WMU-Cooley Law School
300 South Capitol Avenue
Lansing, Michigan 48933 
(517) 371-5140

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