Academic Programs

Leiden University, The Netherlands

Leiden University in The Netherlands is one of Europe's most highly acclaimed international universities, with a world-renowned reputation in comparative and international law subjects. BU Law students pursue such topics as public international law, European Community law, jurisprudence, legal history, canon law, and East European law. Students are instructed by scholars and practitioners intimately connected with one of the most significant developments of our time, the formation of the European Economic Community.

The school's close proximity to The Hague and War Crimes Tribunal allows students to observe proceedings at some of the world’s most venerable international legal institutions. The city of Leiden's rich historical tradition and active international student population also make it an ideal setting to study international topics.

To earn 12 credits, students enroll in 4 classes from the school's expansive offerings in international and comparative law. All courses are taught in English. No more than four students from BU Law may participate each academic year. Fall or Spring Semester