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Central European UniversityBudapest, Hungary

Cornell Law School can send up to two students to the Department of Legal Studies at the Central European University (CEU) each year.

Language of Instruction:

English

Location:

CEU is an internationally recognized institution of post-graduate education in social sciences and humanities, which operates pursuant to a charter from the Board of Regents of the State of New York. Cornell students study at the Department of Legal Studies, in Budapest, Hungary.

With a population of over two million people (one in five Hungarians live there), Budapest is a cosmopolitan world capital. The center of Hungarian government and business life, Budapest is also a university city and abounds in parks, restaurants and entertainment. It is also an extremely beautiful place. UNESCO has placed Buda Castle and the city's Danube River panorama on the World Cultural Heritage List.

Academic Calendar:

2013-14 academic calendar.

Students may participate in exchanges during the Fall or Spring semesters, CEU operates on a "module" system. 

Cornell students wishing to attend CEU during the Spring semester should plan to enroll in courses during Modules IV and V

Cornell students wishing to attend CEU during the Fall semester should plan to enroll in courses during Modules II and III.

Sample Courses:

Within the modules, concentrated LL.M. classes are taught in three different programs: International Business Law; Comparative Constitutional Law; and, Human Rights. Course syllabi in these three areas is available here.

Further Information:

Details for the Department of Legal Studies can be found at the CEU Legal Studies Department website.
For information about the university generally, please see the Central European University website.