Transatlantic Summer School
June 27 - July 22, 2017
Mississippi College School of Law is pleased to offer a four-week summer program in Lille, France. MC Law has partnered with Lille Catholic University to provide the utmost immersion for students while in France. Lille is located in northern France, near Belgium, and offers a mix of old world charm and a lively cultural scene.
Who can Participate
The Transatlantic Summer School is open to full-time or part-time J.D. students at ABA-accredited law schools as well as LL.M. students studying at American law school. Participating students in a J.D. program must currently be in good standing and have attended law school for at least one academic year. LL.M. students must be in good academic standing.
International students studying law in an ABA-accredited law school are also welcome to participate.
Visiting students must have written approval from the dean of their home school to be eligible to participate and are advised to consult with their home school’s Dean or Registrar prior to application to ensure acceptance of credit for the program. Transcript request information will be provided to visiting students upon completion of the program. Visiting students are responsible for submitting their own transcript requests following the program. Acceptance of any credit or grade for any course taken in the program is subject to determination by the home institution.
International law students studying at foreign law schools may participate through Université Catholique de Lille. For international students studying law at foreign law schools, information about participation and registration may be found at http://www.univ-catholille.fr/european-summer-program/esp.asp.
In 2015, 20 students participated in the program, representing the United States, Denmark, Austria, Italy, Australia, Turkey, Brazil, and the Philippines. In 2016, 19 students participated in the program from the United States, Spain and Australia.
The maximum number of participants through MC Law is 20 students, including visiting students from other ABA-approved law schools.