Université Paris Descartes, Paris 5 Exchange Program

Paris Descartes

Miami Law now has an exchange program with the Université Paris Descartes, Paris 5. This one-semester exchange opportunity:

  • Exists for up to two upper level J.D. students
  • Takes place during the fall term, from early August to mid-December. (It is also possible to attend during spring semester which runs from February through June.)
  • Has courses taught in French.
  • Enables course credits earned at Paris 5 to count toward a student's J.D. degree.

About the University

Paris Descartes University is one of the main French research universities, with a strong focus on medical sciences, social sciences, mathematics, and law. It is located in the heart of the Latin Quarter, the 5th arrondissement of Paris and is one of the most prestigious European university's for medical sciences, social sciences and research in psychology having a strong focus on innovation and modern approaches to social sciences.

Tuition, Fees, Social Events & Housing

Students pay tuition and other required fees to the University of Miami. Miami Law students pay no tuition or fees to Paris 5 except for certain social events and discretionary fees. Housing is off-campus.

To Apply Please Provide

  • A short letter (1-2 pages) stating the reasons for interest;
  • A listing of significant international experience (growing up in a foreign country, work in the Peace Corps, the military or business, studying for a semester or more abroad), and/or extensive academic training in international relations, international business, area studies, or related fields;
  • A copy of one’s CV; and
  • Law school GPA and grades in relevant courses, or a copy of law school transcript.
  • Information must be received at the latest by April 1st for fall semester and October 1st for spring semester. Applications should be sent to Sandy Abraham at sabraham@law.miami.edu.

For More Information

Questions about the program should be directed to:

Sandra Abraham
Executive Liaison for Interdisciplinary Programs
305-284-4030, sabraham@law.miami.edu

FOR INFORMATION

Sandra Abraham
Contact Sandra Abraham, Executive Liaison for Interdisciplinary Programs and Initiative
E-mail: sabraham@law.miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-4030

See International Exchange Flyer

STRAIGHT FROM A STUDENT
Hear about exchange experiences in China and Israel.

WHY INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE?

- Broaden legal perspective
Complement studies
Study transnational, EU, and interdisciplinary law
Build international networking contacts
Access international lawyers, students and faculty
Learn in a different educational system
Gain exposure to the civil law tradition
Experience a unique culture and nightlife
Apply with ease – administrative support and financial loan processing are arranged

For International Exchange Students Coming to Miami Law
International Exchange Student Handbook - A comprehensive guide to helping international students prepare to spend a semester at Miami Law.

FOR INFORMATION

Sandra Abraham
Contact Sandra Abraham, Executive Liaison for Interdisciplinary Programs and Initiative
E-mail: sabraham@law.miami.edu
Phone: 305-284-4030

See International Exchange Flyer

STRAIGHT FROM A STUDENT
Hear about exchange experiences in China and Israel.

WHY INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE?

- Broaden legal perspective
Complement studies
Study transnational, EU, and interdisciplinary law
Build international networking contacts
Access international lawyers, students and faculty
Learn in a different educational system
Gain exposure to the civil law tradition
Experience a unique culture and nightlife
Apply with ease – administrative support and financial loan processing are arranged

For International Exchange Students Coming to Miami Law
International Exchange Student Handbook - A comprehensive guide to helping international students prepare to spend a semester at Miami Law.