U.S. Business Law Academy Summer 2018

Date: 8 - 27 July 2018
Location: Columbia University, New York City

Columbia Law School invites applications to its U.S. Business Law Academy for foreign-trained law students and practitioners. The program is an engaging educational and cultural experience with select topics in U.S. legal institutions and business law taught by preeminent scholars from Columbia and other world renowned institutions.

The academy provides an accessible introduction to the Socratic Method, one of the foundations of U.S. legal education. Senior Columbia Law School administrators advise students about international LL.M. programs and career strategies, offering excellent preparation for those considering further studies in a leading global graduate program. The program also includes networking events, as well as visits to professional and cultural sites across New York City.

Courses and Faculty:

Introduction to U.S. Legal Institutions

Alexandra Carter, Professor of Law, Director of the Edson Queiroz Foundation Mediation Program (Columbia Law School)

Essentials of U.S. Corporate Finance for Lawyers 

Eric Talley, Isidor and Seville Sulzbacher Professor of Law (Columbia Law School) 

U.S. Corporate Law in an International Perspective  

John Armour, Professor of Law and Finance (Oxford University) 

General Information:

When: Sunday, July 8 to Friday, July 27, 2018 

Where: Columbia University, New York City 

Who: Foreign-trained law students and practitioners 

Cost: $7,500 for tuition & housing 

        $5,250 tuition only  

Discounts for early applications and groups 

Early Bird discounts for applications should be submitted by March 1. 

Group discounts are available for six or more affiliated participants applying before April 1. 

For more information, please click Here.

Email to Office of International Programs at IntlProgramsManager@law.columbia.edu, if you have any questions.

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