Academic Programs


BU Law offers the following single-semester study abroad programs to its second- and third-year J.D. students.  These programs are open only to BU Law students who have completed at least one year of full-time study at BU Law. Students from other ABA-approved law schools are not eligible to participate.

CHINA The University of Hong Kong
CHINA Tsinghua University, Beijing
ENGLAND Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford
FRANCE École des Hautes Études Commerciales (HEC Paris)
GERMANY Bucerius Law School, Hamburg
GERMANY The Institute for Law and Finance, Frankfurt
ISRAEL The Buchmann Faculty of Law, Tel Aviv University
THE NETHERLANDS Leiden University, Leiden
SINGAPORE The National University of Singapore
GENEVA Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
SPAIN Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), Madrid


ARGENTINA The University of Buenos Aires
FRANCE Universite Jean Moulin, Lyon 3
FRANCE Université Panethéon-Assas (Paris II)
ITALY The University of Florence
SPAIN Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), Madrid


CHINA Tsinghua University, Beijing
FRANCE Université Panethéon-Assas (Paris II)
SINGAPORE The National University of Singapore
SPAIN Universidad Pontificia Comillas (ICADE), Madrid


The Application Deadline for the 2015-2016 academic year is February 16, 2015!

Click Here for Application Instructions



Semester Timing and Credits

Leiden, Hong Kong, Florence, Buenos Aires, Madrid, Lyon, Geneva, HEC Paris and Singapore are offered both in the fall and spring; Germany and Tsinghua in the fall; and Oxford, Paris II, Tel Aviv and ILF (Frankfurt) in the spring.

Third-year students interested in a spring program should carefully review the program descriptions to ensure that they can complete their studies in time for commencement and bar qualification deadlines. Each program grants up to 12 semester credits towards the J.D. degree. For a side-by-side comparison of the important academic and administrative information for each program, please click here.

If you would like to learn more about any of BU Law's programs, please contact
Lane Marder in the Graduate and International Programs Office (suite 525).