Law Schools of the World

If you have the itch to travel or live overseas, but also don't want to put your academic or career progression on hold, then maybe going to law school in a foreign country is the right decision for you. As with every decision, there are pros and cons, depending on what you want to do with your law degree. Going to a foreign law school, after all, would allow you to specialize in foreign law and could also expose you to the growing world of international law and commerce. Whatever your goals, the Law Schools of the World section of FindLaw for Law Students is available to help you find the right law school for you wherever you end up living.

Law Schools of the World Articles
    • Law Schools of South America

      South America is one of the more diverse continents in the world. Studying the law in such an environment can be exciting and create unique opportunities. This article provides an overview of some of South America's top law schools.

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    • Law Schools of Australia and New Zealand

      Learn about your options for pursuing a legal education at a law school in New Zealand or Australia. We profile the only LSAC accredited Australian law school, a New Zealand school that focuses on Maori law, and provide links to other valuable resources found in Findlaw.com's Law Students section.

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    • Law Schools of Africa and the Middle East

      Have you ever wondered what it would be like to study law in regions that developed some of history's first legal systems and codes? If you're looking to study law abroad, consider attending a law school in the Middle East or Africa, many of which are also affiliated with U.S. study abroad programs.  

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    • Law Schools of Canada

      Canada was once referred to as a country with too much geography. Its mountains, forests, and arctic tundra are breathtaking, but Canada also happens to boast three of the top law schools in the world, the University of Toronto, McGill University, and the University of British Columbia.

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    • Law Schools of Europe

      From London and Rome to Paris and Brussels, Europe boasts rich legal traditions. With so many schools and cities in Europe to choose from, FindLaw is here to provide you with the resources you'll need to start your journey.

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    • Law Schools of Asia

      It was once the home of the Silk Road, and now Asia has many countries described as modern economic miracles. If you're interested in studying law in Asia, let FindLaw make your life easy with this overview of the top law schools in the region.

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    • Law Schools of Australia and New Zealand

      From its beginnings as a penal colony, Australia has become one of the most multicultural countries in the world with a rich legal history rooted in British law. New Zealand also has a diverse population with similar legal roots and was one of the first countries to enact women's suffrage. Maybe studying law in the South Pacific, close to Asia's growing markets, is appealing. If so, let this article guide you through the top schools in the region and more.

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