Je suis en droit.
Translation: I am in law school.

Expand your law school experience by coupling studying with adventure! Experience summer in France with our study abroad program.

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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.

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This program is available every other summer. For more information, please contact Professor Hartland, telephone (904) 680-7684; facsimile (904) 680-7679;

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Law school summer in 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

Negotiation Across International Borders - Professor Karen Millard - 3 credits

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

Comparative Crimes of Expression - Professor Christopher Roederer - 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: TBD

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 $500 - 650 per session U.S.
  • Students are free to find their own housing in Clermont-Ferrand.

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*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. 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)
Additional Information About the Program
Travelguide to Clermont-Ferrand
SNCF - Train Office
Supermarkets and Fresh Food Market
The tram route 2
Tourist Information Office
France 2015 Financial Aid Budget