Study Abroad

To prepare you for the new reality of practicing law in a global legal environment, we’ve developed a broad range of programs and course offerings.

By participating in Hofstra Law’s study abroad, global externship or international exchange programs, you have a unique opportunity to gain a rich understanding of foreign legal institutions and appreciate the cultural dimensions of lawyering in an international environment.

Study Abroad Program

Due to health and safety concerns surrounding the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus and the CDC’s latest recommendations for limiting travel to Italy, Hofstra Law has canceled the 2020 Summer Program in Pisa.

International Student Exchange Programs

Hofstra Law is a founding member of the European-American Consortium for Legal Education (EACLE), a cooperative program of 10 European and U.S. law schools. You can spend a full semester studying abroad in the spring of your second year of the fall of your third.

Through the program, students have worked in:

  • Ghent, Belgium
  • Helsinki, Finland
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Nuremberg, Germany
  • Parma, Italy
  • Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Shanghai, China

Global Legal Practice Externship Program

The Global Legal Practice Externship Program allows you to work over the summer in international or domestic unpaid positions for academic credit.

Through the program, students have worked in:

  • Barcelona, Spain
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Florence, Italy
  • Milan, Italy
  • London, England
  • Paris, France
  • Sydney, Australia