USD School of Law Signs MOU with Anáhuac University in Mexico to Promote International Collaboration

USD School of Law Signs MOU with Anáhuac University in Mexico to Promote International Collaboration

Dr. Karen Sigmond (left) and Dr. Alfredo Dagdug Kalife (right)Dr. Karen Sigmond (left) and Dr. Alfredo Dagdug Kalife (right)

SAN DIEGO (June 17, 2022) – The University of San Diego (USD) School of Law recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the law school at Anáhuac University in Mexico City. It is the first Memorandum of Understanding the USD School of Law has entered with a Mexican law school.

USD’s Director of Graduate, International, and Certificate programs Dr. Karen Sigmond, and Dr. Alfredo Dagdug Kalife of Anáhuac University, participated in the signing ceremony. The Memorandum of Understanding is meant to facilitate student and faculty exchanges, encourage research collaboration, and promote joint projects between the two institutions. Anáhuac University is a private Catholic University established in Mexico in 1964. It joins the  list of international institutions, including the Kuwait Law School, with which the USD School of Law has partnered to create access to experiences for students in International Law.

About the University of San Diego School of Law

Each year, USD educates approximately 800 Juris Doctor and graduate law students from throughout the United States and around the world.  The law school is best known for its offerings in the areas of business and corporate law, constitutional law, intellectual property, international and comparative law, public interest law, and taxation.

USD School of Law is one of the 84 law schools elected to the Order of the Coif, a national honor society for law school graduates.  The law school’s faculty is a strong group of outstanding scholars and teachers with national and international reputations and currently ranks 30th nationally among U.S. law faculties in scholarly impact and 28th nationally in past-year faculty downloads on the Social Sciences Research Network (SSRN). The school is accredited by the American Bar Association and is a member of the Association of American Law Schools. Founded in 1954, the law school is part of the University of San Diego, a private, independent, Roman Catholic university chartered in 1949.

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