Academic Program - Tianjin, China
All students will be enrolled in four separate one credit hour courses focusing upon Comparative and International Law issues. Classes will generally meet during the mornings, Monday-Thursday, with the exception of the first week when classes will meet Tuesday-Friday.
Classes will begin at 9 a.m. and end at 12:20 p.m. with two short breaks. Afternoons and three-day weekends will be free for study, social events and travel. All course instructions will be in English. The academic program will include the following courses:
- An Introduction to the Convention on The International Sale of Goods (Dr. Bruno Zeller, Victoria University, Australia)
- International Business Contract Negotiation
(Joseph Harbaugh, Nova Southeastern)
- Economic Constitutionalism and Reform in Asia: A Comparative Analysis of the People's Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam (David Ritchie, Mercer)
- International and Comparative Competition Law
(Mark Bauer, Stetson)
See Courses for a more complete description of the classes offered.
The China study abroad program will take place at Nankai University School of Law, 94 Weijin Road, Tianjin, P.R.China 300071. Nankai School of Law is a highly respected law school in China. Nankai University is located in Tianjin, China. The resident director of the program will be available daily to consult with students, and he will be available in the program housing to meet with, and advise students. The resident director's name and hotel room number will be provided all students at the start of the program. Information about Nankai University, as well as the law school can be found at the University's English language website at http://www.nankai.edu.cn/english/.
Stetson University College of Law and Oklahoma City University School of Law leases class room space and other academic facilities from Nankai University for use in its study abroad program. Stetson, OCU and Nankai School of Law have also entered into Memorandums of Understanding that permits both student and faculty exchanges between the institutions. Nankai University does not publish its academic calendar on its website. However, Nankai University's academic calendar will be made available to all students by email in advance of the program.