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  • Locations: Paris, France
  • Program Terms: Summer
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 03/31/2018 ** Rolling Admission 06/04/2018 06/30/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Students will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Disciplines offered: School of Law
Program Description:

Program Dates

June 4 - June 30, 2018
June 4, 2018            Monday               Mandatory Orientation & Classes Begin
June 27, 2018          Wednesday         Classes End
June 28, 2018          Thursday             Study Period
June 29 - 30, 2018   Friday-Saturday  Final Exam Period


Please plan to attend the orientation on Monday, June 4, 2018 at Reid Hall, 4 Rue de Chevreuse, 75006 Paris. Blackboard Ole provides important information to help students prepare for their arrival in Paris. Access to Blackboard Ole is provided upon acceptance into the program.


The program's classroom, administrative office, and study space are located at Columbia University's Reid Hall, located at 4, rue de Chevreuse, Paris, 75006.

Program Director

The 2018 Paris program will be directed on-site by Michael Devitt, Professor of Law and Director of Summer Law Programs Abroad. 

Course Descriptions

Comparative Law - Paris
Int'l Internet & Intellectual Property Law - Paris

Faculty Biographies

Hawkins, Hon. Michael
Legrand, Pierre
McKeown, Hon. M. Margaret
Educational Program Activities
Exclusive educational tours for students include visiting the Palais de Justice, the Conseil d'Etat and the French Senate.  We will also host presentations by local practitioners, professors and legal officers of international organizations.
Language Courses
Students who are interested in language courses are encouraged to review local language school options. Courses in French language instruction offered in Paris include Accord French Language School, Language Studies International, and Langue Onze.
More Information
Office of Graduate and International Programs
Warren Hall, Room 207
(619) 260-7584