Fordham Law Welcomes International Exchange StudentsAugust 17, 2007
This semester, fourteen international students will study at Fordham Law as part of student exchange agreements that Fordham has with a number of outstanding law faculties around the world.
"Fordham is part of a major international network of law schools," said Toni M. Fine, Assistant Dean for International and Non-J.D. Programs, "and our exchange programs expose students to distinguished professors from institutions around the world."
The number of foreign exchange students coming to Fordham Law this fall is almost twice as many to last year's eight, and represents seven different law schools in Canada, Germany, The Netherlands, and Mexico.
"I am delighted to welcome these students to Fordham Law," said Fine. "During their time here, they will learn about U.S. law and about the way in which lawyers in the U.S. analyze legal problems. Our exchange programs provide an enormous complement to our other academic programs and allow our exchange students to share their experiences -- legal, cultural, and other -- with their J.D. and LL.M. counterparts."
Through exchange agreements, Fordham Law J.D. students may spend a semester at one of eleven partner institutions, University of British Columbia (Vancouver, B.C.); Burcerius Law School (Hamburg); Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas (CIDE)(Mexico City); Dallhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia); Instituto de Investigaciones Juridicas (Mexico City); Instituto Tecnologico de Estudios de Monterrey (Monterrey); McGill University (Montreal, Quebec);University of Ottawa (Ottawa, Ontario); Universidad Panamericana (Mexico City); Universidad Pontificia- Comillas (Madrid); and Sungkyunkwan University (Seoul).
Fordham Law is also developing student exchange programs in P.R. China and Italy, and offers several other study abroad opportunities, including independent programs.