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International

 

Our close connections with prestigious law schools, institutions and law firms across the world provide a wealth of opportunities for both staff and students. 

  • At undergraduate level we have a range of courses which offer you the chance to study overseas as part of your degree. At postgraduate level we partner with many international law schools.
  • The School is a founding member of the European Law School Network. The network was established to develop the European Lawyer Programme, a unique programme enabling students to develop a deeper understanding of three legal systems in Europe.  
  • We are also a member of the Law Schools Global League. Established in 2012, the league seeks to stimulate academic debate and cooperation in both education and research concerning the globalisation of law. 
  • The School is also a founding member of the Center for Transnational Legal Studies (CTLS). The Center, a consortium of leading global law schools led by Georgetown University, brings together faculty, students and practitioners from diverse legal cultures to study international, transnational and comparative law. 

 


 

Global partnerships and collaborations

Europe

Reichstag BuildingPartnerships 
We have partnerships with 10 European institutions, where undergraduate students can spend a year abroad.  We also have dual degree programmes with Humboldt University, Paris II Assas, and Universitat Pompeu Fabra 

Projects and Initiatives 
The European Law School (network) was established in 2006 by its three founding members (King’s College London, Humboldt University and Université Panthéon-Assas, Paris 2) in order to establish and develop the European Lawyer programme (the ‘Juriste Européen’). University of Rome La Sapienza (Rome, Italy) and the University of Amsterdam (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) have recently become members of this prestigious programme. More information can be found here. 

Centre for European Law 
The Centre of European Law enjoys a reputation of excellence for its distinguished programme of public events and for its Postgraduate education. 

The Centre is at the forefront of EU law scholarship and is now closely engaged in the debate concerning the legal aspects of the new UK settlement and the legal implications of Brexit. The Centre proves to be the academic reference point for the BBC and other organizations on this debate and we will continue to be at the forefront of scholarly research and teaching in the field of EU law. 


Africa and Australasia  

Sydney Opera HousePartnerships 
The University is a member of the PLuS Alliance, alongside UNSW, Australia, and Arizona State University. 

Projects and Initiatives 
The School works with International Lawyers for Africa to promote the Flagship Programme to our LLM students.

Study 
We offer a Law with Australian Law LLB, partnering with Monash University and University of New South Wales Sydney. 


Asia

Great Wall of ChinaPartnerships 
We have partnerships with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the National University of Singapore and the University of Hong Kong. 

Projects and initiatives 
We have partnerships with the Chinese University of Hong Kong, the National University of Singapore and Hong Kong University. 

Study 
The School offers dual degrees with NUS, HKU and CUHK.  


 

North America

Students in a lecture at King's College LondonPartnerships 
The University is a member of the PLuS Alliance, alongside UNSW, Australia, and Arizona State University. 

Study 
Second year LLB students can apply to study on our dual degree programme with Columbia University, New York, or Georgetown University, Washington DC and gain a JD, as well as a LLB from King's in 4 years. 

Students can also study on a year abroad at the University of San Diego, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, or Cornell University, New York, on our Law with American Legal Studies LLB.  


 

Latin and South America 

Christ the Redeemer, over Rio de JaneiroPartnerships 
AJUFE - since 2015, the School has partnered with the Association of Federal Judges of Brazil. 

CEDES is a Think-Tank established by the Vice-Chancellor of The University of São Paulo. This cooperation agreement allows CEDES Scholars to use the King's library for six months and attend one law LLM module (for one semester). There is no award or credit to be offered. 

Projects and Initiatives 
AJUFE London Programme - the School of Law hosted a group of 30 Brazilian Judges from The Association of Federal Judges of Brazil (AJUFE) in June 2018, for the fourth year running.  The programme provides the Judges with a short-course from our Law faculty on common law, European law, law and development, and Brexit.

Brazil Week 
King’s is committed to a meaningful engagement with Brazil through extensive research collaborations, exchanges and many other activities. 

 

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