International & Comparative Law Center
Summer Abroad Program
The MC Law Summer Abroad Program is coordinated between the Center and the Summer Abroad Program Co-ordinator, Mrs. Susan Copeland. Currently, the Summer Abroad Program offers four Summer School opportunities for MC Law students in France, Germany, Mexico, and South Korea. Positions for these programs are competitive, and students are encouraged to learn more about these opportunities.
For the second year, the popular Merida, Mexico program is being offered during winter intersession. A perfect opportunity to escape the cold and earn a degree credit at the same time! Merida is the capital of the State of Yucatan and its largest city. Bustling, yet intimate and friendly, Merida is the center of culture and government, Mayan ruins, colonial cities, and natural attractions.
Mississippi College School of Law is pleased to announce the Berlin Summer Study Program. Berlin is a vibrant European city and the capitol of Germany. Although badly damaged in the final years of World War II and broken apart during the Cold War, Berlin has reconstructed itself greatly, especially with the reunification push after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. If is now possible to see representatives of many different historic periods in a short time within the city center, from a few historical buildings near Alexanderplatz, to the ultramodern glass and steel structures in Potsdamer Platz.
Mississippi College School of Law has partnered with Lille Catholic University in Lille, France to offer an exciting four-week program. Lille is located in northern France, near Belgium, and offers a wonderful mix of old world charm and a lively cultural and social atmosphere.
Mississippi College School of Law offers its Asia Summer Legal Studies Program each summer in Beijing, China and Seoul, South Korea. The group will spend 10 days in Beijing participating in classes and extensive touring before moving to Seoul for two weeks on the campus of Sookmyung University in downtown Seoul. China and Korea's rich cultural histories, close strategic ties to the United States, and importance to the global economy make them the perfect place to learn more about international law.
Mississippi College School of Law is pleased to offer its first spring break study abroad program in Havana, Cuba. Students will take a one-credit course in comparative constitutional law while spending a full week exploring the wonders of Havana. The course will be co-taught by Professor John Anderson and Chief Judge Louise Guirola, US District Court, Southern District of Mississippi.