​Paris Program Information

*The Summer 2021 Paris program is currently under discussion. Once a decision has been made this information will be updated. Please direct all inquiries to lawabroad@sandiego.edu.

June 2 - June 27, 2020

2020 Program Dates
Date Day Event 
June 2, 2020 Tuesday Mandatory Orientation & Classes Begin
June 24, 2020 Wednesday Classes End
June 25, 2020 Thursday Study Period
June 26 - 27, 2020 Friday-Saturday Final Exam Period

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Please plan to attend the orientation on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 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 2020 Paris program will be directed on-site by Michael Devitt, Director of Summer Law Programs Abroad and Professor of Law, University of San Diego School of Law.

Course Descriptions

Courses are not yet scheduled for the upcoming Summer 2021 term.

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 and Language Studies International.

If you have additional questions, please contact:

(619) 260-7854