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Ewha Woman's University Seoul, South Korea

Cornell Law School may send up to two students each fall or spring semester to Ewha. Students who are not fluent in Korean would need to inquire about English-language courses offered as it varies from year to year.  Spring placements are available for 2Ls only.

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION

Korean-language exchange with very limited English-language courses

2018-19 English-Language Courses Offered:

International Litigation & Arbitration(3 credits)

Introduction to the American Legal System(3 credits)

Corporate Governance and Corporate Social Responsibility(3 credits)


LOCATION

Ewha Woman's University is the world's largest university for women with 21,000 students, 14 colleges, and 14 graduate schools.  Ewha offers a co-educational international program and welcomes all students, both male and female.               

The University's first Department of Law was founded in 1950 and for over 50 years has produced numerous professors, judges, lawyers, government administrators and other legal professionals. The current College of Law, which selects 200 new students every year, was established in March, 1996. It has grown to be the best College of Law for women in Korea and is ranked in the top 6 out of 100 Korean law schools in the number of students and graduates passing the Korean bar examination. Ewha College of Law puts forth the utmost efforts to produce competent professors and lawyers, who can make great contributions to society and to the advancement of the status of women.

The College of Law does not offer sufficient English language courses for Cornell students to take a full load of courses in English, therefore, exchange students can choose from courses in English and Korean. The curriculum includes an introduction to Korean law, corporate law, international law, international trade law, competition law and intellectual property law.

ACADEMIC CALENDAR

  • Fall Semester:  September 1 - mid-December
  • Spring Semester:  March 2 - mid-June

FURTHER INFORMATION

Interested students should consult the Ewha website for more details.