Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2016 Fordham – Ghana Summer Law Program, to be held in Accra, Ghana, May 21 – June 5, 2016. Building on our long and successful history of partnership with Ghanaian legal institutions, this exciting program offers students the opportunity to study international and comparative law, while witnessing the path of democracy and development first hand in this regional center of international business and enterprise.
About the Program – Ghana Summer Law Program
The Program is accredited by the American Bar Association and will admit up to 30 students to earn up to six credits: Three credits over two weeks of classroom instruction; plus an additional three credits through our optional internship program following the conclusion of the academic session. The 2016 Program Professors are Program Director & Fordham Law Professor Paolo Galizzi, and Fordham Law Professor Victor Essien. The program is limited to 30 students and has enrolled over 170 students from over 25 law schools since its inception in 2009. While designed for American law students, the Program is also open to students and professionals from around the world, affording participants the unique opportunity to live and study with Ghanaian and other international students and practitioners in an exciting new environment. The program also features field trips to Ghanaian law institutions, both formal and informal social events, and optional visits to historic and cultural attractions, to enable students to experience Ghanaian society and cultural life.