Program Dates for Summer 2016:
Session 1: May 24-June 13
Session 2: June 13-July 1

Who is eligible to apply?  All current Coastal students and students from all other ABA accredited law schools; must have completed at least 30 credits prior to program start date

State Department travel information for France:;

Summer Abroad Information Resource - .PDF 

For more information, please contact Professor Hartland, telephone (904) 680-7684; facsimile (904) 680-7679;

View a short video about the program:

Beautiful shot of France.

Program Overview:

  • Program affiliated with University of Auvergne in Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • Four professors (2 from University of Auvergne and 2 from Florida Coastal) will teach the courses offered. Courses will have a comparative or international focus. 


French Business Law - Professor Jean-Francois Riffard - 1 credit

Comparative Judicial Systems - Professor Bradley Shannon - 3 credits

Human Rights Protection in a Regional and Global Context - Professor Marie-Elisabeth Baudoin - 1 credit

Comparative Property Law - Professor Eric Hull - 3 credits
 Another beautiful shot of France.

Program Cost

  • Tuition: $983 per credit hour (does not include housing costs)
    • Minimum of 4 credits
    • Maximum of 8 credits
    • For two sessions, minimum of 7 credits
  •  Registration Fee: $300 (due upon submission of application; will be applied to tuition)
  •  Deadline for Tuition Payment: May 24, 2016.

Program Housing:

  • Housing available within 10-20 minute walk or short bus  or tram ride to the law school.*
  • Cost is expected to be approximately $600 per session U.S., or possibly less if students are willing to share a room. 
  • Students are free to find their own housing in Clermont-Ferrand.


*Availability of housing is not guaranteed and is not provided by Florida Coastal School of Law.

Another beautiful shot of France.

Program Requirements:

  • Students must have completed at least 30 credit hours. (1Ls who are completing their 2nd semester are encouraged to apply)
  • Minimum GPA of 2.20 - 1st year GPA based upon 1st semester
  • Passport

 * Students who register for the France Study Abroad Program and then elect not to attend the Program must complete a drop form and submit it to the Registrar's Office no later than April 15, 2016. Students who have not completed a drop form by this date will be financially liable for Program tuition.

 * Download the Application and the other attached documents below for more information on the France program.

Related File(s) Size
Additional Info re France Program - for website 2016.pdf 379.04 KB
FCSL Application Summer in France 2016.doc 551 KB
Calendar for 2016 France Summer Program.pdf 79.3 KB
Travelguide to Clermont-Ferrand.doc 178.5 KB
Emergency.pdf 113.34 KB
Fieldtrips.pdf 347.27 KB
MapLawSchool2ndfloor.jpg 1.08 MB
MapLawSchoolGergovia.JPG 617.9 KB
Money.pdf 104.6 KB
Restaurants.pdf 200.35 KB
SNCF - Train Office.pdf 189.8 KB
Sports.pdf 415.47 KB
Supermarkets and Fresh Food Market.pdf 243.52 KB
The tram route 2.pdf 142.07 KB
Tourist Information Office.pdf 99.67 KB
France 2015 Financial Aid Budget.pdf 256.87 KB


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