Students participating in the Law School’s Paris Summer Program
have a unique opportunity to study international and comparative
law while living in one of the great cities of the world and
exploring the historical, cultural and culinary delights of the
City of Lights.
St. John’s beautiful Paris campus, located at 93, rue de Sèvres in
the city's popular and fashionable Saint Germain district (in the
6th arrondissement), serves as home to the program’s
classes, events and activities. The campus is situated within a
newly renovated six-story building that offers a mix of modern
classrooms and park-like outdoor spaces. The surrounding community
is a longtime center of intellectual and artistic life.
The summer program opens with a reception on Sunday, May 27, 2012.
Classes begin the next day and continue weekday mornings through
June. Taught by
St. John’s faculty members with expertise in international and
comparative law, courses include:
To complement the
program curriculum, students visit French courts and other
legal institutions and explore Paris’ culture, art and history.
The program is open to J.D. candidates in U.S. law schools,
students in foreign law schools and law school graduates interested
in improving their knowledge of specific fields of International
and comparative law.
To apply to the 2012 Paris Summer Program, please complete and
application form. We accept applications and admit students to
the program on a rolling basis. The admissions deadline is April
30, 2012. To learn more about the 2012 Paris Summer Program, please
program information page and