Summer Study of European Law in Cologne & Luxembourg, Germany & Strasbourg, France - May 18-June 9, 2018

Duquesne University School of Law is pleased to present the three-week Summer Study of European Law in Cologne and France in conjunction with the University of Cologne, Germany.                                    


Join Us in Europe This Summer

This three-week program offers exciting one-week modules each in the study of European Public Law, Corporate Governance, and European Intellectual Property Law. The program totals 5 (semester) hours of credits approved by the American Bar Association.

In Cologne, classes meet at the Institute for American Law on the campus of the University of Cologne.

Read about the curriculum and discover how the program can expand your law school education. 


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Site Visits Changes

In light of the recent tragedies in Brussels and earlier events in Paris, organizers have decided to revise plans and make side-trips to two different European cities to reduce safety concerns. The program will continue to be based in Cologne, Germany, as has always been the case. However, participating students will now take side-trips to:

  • Strasbourg. a beautiful university city that is the capital of the Alsace region in France and the seat of the European Parliament, the Council of Europe, and the European Court for Human Rights.
  • Luxembourg, a UNESCO World Heritage city, and capital of the country of Luxembourg, where it is possible to see the European Court of Justice in session.   

These changes are designed to provide students with educational, fun, and broad European experiences in three different countries. For students who wish to take trips to other countries, of course, there will still be plenty of down-time to make this possible.  Finally, externships in Germany,for those planning to participate in that aspect of the program, will go forward as planned.  


Program Attendance

Enrollment is open to American and foreign law students and to American and foreign graduate school students including, but not limited to M.B.A. students. Attendees are predominately from U.S. law schools.  Attendance in our 2014 program, the most recent year of the European Law program, included 12 Duquesne University law students, and one student each from Campbell University School of Law and Charlotte School of Law. Both law schools are located in North Carolina. 


Thank you to the generous support of Banco Santander.

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