2015 Cornell-Paris I Summer Institute Schedule
9:00 am-12:00pm--Program Registration and Book Distribution.
1:00 pm-1:45pm--Orientation (Amphitheater III)
2:00 pm-4:20pm--First Mandatory Introductory Lecture: "Introduction to the Laws of Europe"
Court Visit Day
(No Law or French Classes)
Conseil d'Etat Tour 9:30 pm—11:30 pm
12:30 pm-2:30pm--Opening Remarks from our French Instructors and meet our tour guides, register and pay for the various tours
2:45 pm—5:05pm— 2nd Mandatory Introductory Lecture (Amphitheater III)
6:00 pm-7:30 pm--Opening Reception
(No French Classes today)
9:00 am—11:20 am—3rd Mandatory Introductory Lecture (Amphitheater III)
***(1st Day of classes for Comparative Legal Studies and Litigation in the Global Context: Selected Issues only)12:00 –1:15 Comparative Legal Studies, room 307
First Term classes begin
(No class for Comparative Legal Studies or Litigation in the Global Context: Selected Issues, today)
4:30 pm—Tour of the Luxembourg Gardens
Last day to Add/Drop a French class
Final day of classes for first-half one-credit courses only
First Term exams for first-half one-credit courses
No Law or French Classes
Bastille Day-French National Holiday ( No Classes)
Second Term classes begin for courses occurring in the second half
On-line Add/Drop for courses which beginning in the 2nd half only (9:00am 5:00pm)
Final day of French and Law classes
Closing reception**Please note that no examinations will be rescheduled to accommodate student travel.**
Course Selection Guidelines
12:00 a.m.–1:15 p.m.
2:15 p.m.–3:30 p.m.
*Students enrolled in Beginning or Intermediate French will be able to select the class meeting time that is most convenient for them, in light of their individual schedule. Please note that it will not be possible to enroll in a French language class if enrolled in a class during each of the three morning class periods.
Course Credit Information
continuing legal education (cle) credit
Language InstructionNon-credit instruction in Beginning French and Intermediate French are available to students, as well as to persons accompanying them. Language classes will begin on July 1 and continue during the period of regular classroom instruction. The schedule will include one section of both Beginning and Intermediate French during each of the three morning class periods. You will be asked to select the session you prefer as a part of the application process. French Classes will not be held on July 14th.
Please Note: Students who enroll in a regular class during each of the three morning class periods (see course schedules, above) will not be able to enroll in a French language class. French language classes will conclude on July 24. Students in these classes receive a preference in attending dinners at Paris restaurants that are organized by the French language instructors.
All student in the Paris Summer Institute are subject to the Cornell University Law School Honor Code. In particular, all examinations are governed by this Code. All enrolled students are required to familiarize themselves with the policies contained in the Code, which can be found here.
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