ND Law Dean Marcus Cole, UCT Faculty of Law Dean Danwood Chirwa, and UCT Vice Chancellor Jeff Murugan standing with the MOU

Notre Dame Law School and University of Cape Town establish historic partnership

On April 24 in Cape Town, South Africa, Notre Dame Law School and the University of Cape Town (UCT) Faculty of Law signed an official Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) agreement, marking a new and historic collaboration between the two schools.

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Ukrainian Students Nazar Dudchak and Ilona Pekar

Notre Dame Law School hosts two Ukrainian exchange students through partnership with Ukrainian Catholic University

Notre Dame Law School hosted two law students from Ukraine during the spring semester in partnership with Ukrainian Catholic University.

University of Lucerne's Nicolas Diebold shaking hands with ND Law Dean Marcus Cole

Notre Dame Law School Strengthens International Ties with MOUs with Panthéon-Assas and Lucerne

In March, Notre Dame Law School and the Faculty of Law at the University of Lucerne formalized their long-standing relationship by signing an official partnership agreement.

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Professor Alexander “Sandy” Steel receives a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship

Professor Alexander “Sandy” Steel, visiting global professor of law at the Notre Dame London Law Programme, received a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship.

London Law Programme

Notre Dame Law School established the London Law Programme in 1968 to provide students with opportunities to deepen their understanding of the roots of American law, explore international career opportunities, and broaden their perspectives. It is the oldest study-abroad program offered by a U.S. law school and the only year-long overseas program approved by the American Bar Association.

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Global Opportunities

Notre Dame Law School is devoted to preparing all students to succeed on their individual career paths, including those who seek opportunities outside the United States. Students in the London Law Programme may choose from numerous externships with British law firms, multinational corporations, government offices, and nonprofit organizations. A select number of students may spend a summer in Dublin or Hamburg as part of our Honor Scholars Program. 

Graduate Programs

Lawyers from all over the world come to Notre Dame Law School to further their studies through our LL.M. and J.S.D. programs. The programs include our renowned LL.M. in International Human Rights Law as well as options that allow students to focus on another topic. Students may spend time at the main campus in South Bend, Indiana, or at Notre Dame's London campus in the United Kingdom.

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Spring Break Course Brings Students to London

A group of Notre Dame Law School students spent spring break visiting banks, legal and financial firms, and academic institutions in London.

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ND Law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett Leads Conference in Chile

ND Law Professor Nicole Stelle Garnett led and co-hosted a conference on religious liberty and education in Chile on May 9 and 10

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Vis Moot Team Competes in International Moot Competition

Notre Dame Law School’s Vis Moot team competed in the Willem C. Vis International Commercial Arbitration Moot in Vienna, Austria, from March 30 to April 7.