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Study Abroad

Whittier Law School offers a variety of Study Abroad programs accredited by the American Bar Association (ABA) in these countries:

China
Study Abroad - China
Israel
Study Abroad - Israel
Spain
Study Abroad - Spain

China

City: Nanjing
Dates: July 17, 2017 – July 28, 2017 (2 week program);
July 8, 2017 – July 28, 2017 (3 week program);
June 3, 2017 – July 28, 2017 (8 week program)
Focus: Children’s Rights and Family Law; Intellectual Property and Business Law
Tour Highlights: Tours of Beijing including the Great Wall, Forbidden City, Summer Palace, and Tiananmen Square
Additional Information about China Program

Israel

City: Tel Aviv
Dates: May 21, 2017 – June 1, 2017 (2 week program)
May 21, 2017 – June 15, 2017 (4 week program)
May 21, 2017 – July 13, 2017 (8 week program)
Focus: International and Comparative Law
Tour Highlights: Holocaust Memorial and Research Center, Supreme Court of Israel, Old City of Jerusalem, Neve Tzedek, and Jaffa.
Additional Information about Israel Program

Spain

City: Barcelona
Dates: July 1-28, 2017

There is a limited number of externships available during the month of June (see Externship Opportunities). For those who obtain an externship in Spain the Program Dates are as follows: June 5 – July 28, 2017
Focus: Entertainment Law and International Intellectual Property Law
Tour Highlights: Gaudi architecture, fantastic food, nightlife, beaches
Additional Information about Spain Program

For students enrolled in J.D. programs, the Study Abroad Programs are only open to students who have successfully completed one year of study in good standing at an ABA-approved law school. For students who are seeking degrees other than a J.D., please direct inquiries regarding the program in which you are interested to the program director.

"I can honestly say that going to China was not only the best trip I ever took but it is also the best decision I’ve made since coming to Whittier Law School."

— James Drake, 3L, SBA President (attended after 2L year)

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