Paris Program Information

Program Dates

June 6 - July 2, 2016

June 6, 2016 Monday Mandatory Orientation & Classes Begin
June 29, 2016 Wednesday Classes End
June 30, 2016 Thursday Study Period
July 1-2, 2016   Friday-Saturday  Final Exam Period


Please plan to attend the orientation on Monday, June 6, 2016 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 2016 Paris program will be directed on-site by Michael Devitt, Professor of Law and Director of Summer Law Programs Abroad.

Course Descriptions

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Faculty Biographies

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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

If you have additional questions about USD School of Law's Paris program, please contact:

Office of Graduate and International Programs
(619) 260-7584


Graduate and International Programs
Warren Hall, Room 207
Phone: (619) 260-7584
Fax: (619) 260-4515


M-F: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.