Rare chance to study international law in Japan in 2019

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ANU Law students can spend one week on an intensive law course in Japan in February 2019.

This is a rare chance to examine the law and legal institutions in one of the world’s largest and most developed economies.

ANU Law students can get a broader understanding of law in an international context through a intensive law course in Japan in early 2019.

The program, in Kyoto and Tokyo, lets students study the global and socio-economic aspects of Japanese law at Ritsumeikan University.  

“This is a rare chance to examine the law and legal institutions in one of the world’s largest and most developed economies,” ANU Associate Professor Jo Ford, Associate Dean (International) says.

“Successful applicants receive a federal government scholarship to study in Japan’s famous imperial capital, Kyoto, with two days in the urban phenomenon that is Tokyo.”

The course is intended to develop the general skills of comparative lawyers, to provide students with advanced knowledge, and perspective to understand and critically assess contemporary developments in Japanese law and society

Apart from classes, there are also includes field trips to a local district court, the local bar association, and one outside legal institution.

“There are only 10 places available for ANU students, and preferences are given to Australian citizen undergraduates because of New Colombo Plan requirements, so study the selection criteria and apply before 1 October,” Dr Ford added.

Updated:  10 August 2015/Responsible Officer:  College General Manager, ANU College of Law/Page Contact:  Law Marketing Team