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Cornell Law School Universidade Catolica Portuguesa School of Law

Global School of Law, Universidade Catolica Portuguesa School of Law, Lisbion, Protugal (UCP)

Cornell Law School may send two students to the UPC, with preference going to students wishing to attend during the spring semester ("Second Term").

Language of InstructionEnglish

LocationLisbon, Portugal

Lisbon was the place where the first step toward globalization was taken centuries ago, with the beginning of the European exploration of the new world. At the same time, Lisbon has a vibrant modern ambiance, affordable living costs, and sits poised as the geographical and strategic bridge between Europe and the United States.

Academic Calendar: 2011-2012

Second Term--2010--2011: January 5 – April 19, 2011
First Semester--2011--2012:  approximately September 19--December 9, 2011

Courses and Credits: 

Students may select courses from the two LL.M. programs offered at the Global Law School --LL.M. Law in a European and Global Context; and, Advanced LL.M. in International Business Law.

For credit purposes, 700 minutes of lecture time equals one Cornell semester credit. Earning a total of 12 Cornell credits (the maximum for J.D. students) thus requires a total of 8,400 minutes of lecture in the courses chosen.

Further Information:

Interested students should consult the UCP Global School of Law website for more details.