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Global Law Seminar: London

Dates: 4 January–14 April 2023 (approx.)
Application Deadline: 10 September 2022

Learn law in London! Take courses in corporate, international, and European law while participating in an exciting externship with providers such as firms and businesses in the financial services sector. London is one of the hubs for the global legal market and has a rich history of legal innovation and development. It also sits at the crossroads of the US, UK, and European law. Experience a semester learning law, while applying the principles each day as you participate in your externship.

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Contact Us

Eric Jensen
504 JRCB
(801) 422-2159
jensene@law.byu.edu

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions
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Courses

Students will spend thirty hours per week working at their externship (for 9 credit hours) and then will take two 3-credit classes to be taught either by distance learning or in the BYU London Center, such as:

LAW 769R Section 5—Deals: The Legal Tools for Social Innovation
LAW 688—European Union Law

Participants may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.
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Cost

Students pay full-time Law School tuition.

Includes housing, externship placement, instruction in the UK by a UK law faculty, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include airfare, visa (approx. $1,100), local transportation in London, personal expenses, or meals.

Cost for accompanying spouses: $5,500–6,000

Includes Latter-day Saint BYU Graduate tuition for 1 credit hour and housing in London.

Does not include airfare, local transportation in London, personal expenses, or meals.

Any accompanying children are required to have international health insurance coverage through the program, which costs an additional $500 per child.
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Funding Sources

Regular full-time Law School tuition scholarships, Federal Insured Student Loans, and Pell Grants may be applied to international programs.
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Preparation

Passports must be valid for at least six months beyond the end of the program.

Accepted students to the program must participate in required pre-departure meetings.

Accompanying spouses need to be credit-bearing participants on the program; they will need to apply online and participate in pre-departure meetings.

All participants are required to show proof of complete COVID-19 vaccination (including booster) at least two weeks prior to departure.
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Housing

Students will live in apartment-style living in the Kensington area of London, near historic Hyde Park.

Students are responsible for providing their own meals. Accommodations come with a refrigerator, and cooking facilities are available either in the apartment or on each floor.
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Travel

Students are responsible for purchasing their own airfare to and from the program sites. Airline reservations must be made through BYU Travel. Students should contact a BYU Travel agent.

BYU Travel
280 HRCB
(801) 422-6293
travel@byu.edu
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Application Process

Students must be 18 years of age or older to participate.

Complete the online application here. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required; applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance; please refer to the Payment Information document.

Application Deadline: 10 September 2022
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Program Adjustments

International Study Programs (ISP) reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost.

If it becomes necessary for ISP to cancel a program, all program payments made to BYU ISP will be refunded to the student’s BYU Financial account.

ISP is the only office authorized to cancel any of its programs.
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Faculty

Professor Eric Jensen
504 JRCB
(801) 422-2159
jensene@law.byu.edu

Lily Mott
551 JRCB
(801) 422-1552
mottl@law.byu.edu

Professor Matthew Jennejohn
436 JRCB
(801) 422-3210
jennejohnm@law.byu.edu
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Contact Us

International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686
isp@byu.edu
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ISP Student Handbook

To see the student handbook, click here.
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Payment Schedule

To see the payment schedule, click here.