Georgetown Law will open at 11:00 am on Tuesday, December 10, 2013, with liberal leave in effect. The Law Library will open at its regular hour. All in-class exams scheduled to begin at 9:00 am will begin at 1:30 pm.
PLEASE CHECK BACK FOR AN UPDATE AT 9:00 AM, Tuesday, December 10th, for any changes to the Law Center's operating status resulting from changes in the weather.
All designated emergency employees must report to work on time. All other employees are expected to report to work by 11:00 am. Employees may take unscheduled leave, but should contact their supervisor to discuss the needs of their unit and individual circumstances.
Special events and programs scheduled to start before 11:00 am will be delayed and may be cancelled. Please check with your program planner to determine status.
Fall 2013 Academic Calendar
Confirmed dates for 2013 will be provided to admitted students over the summer, typically in July. However, the academic calendar generally adheres to the following schedule.
- End of August - beginning of September: Spanish Language Course & Orientation
- September - December: Fall semester courses
- Week before Christmas break: Exams
A list of course offerings for 2013 will be available in July. The following courses were accepted for Georgetown credit in 2012:
Comparative Constitutional Law
Conjuntos Inmobiliarios y Arrendamientos Urbanos
Derecho de Nacionalidad y Extranjería
Derecho del Mercado de Valores
Derechos Fundamentales y Contrato de Trabajo
Derecho y Negocios en Asia
Dret Matrimonial Canònic (in Catalan)
Dret Públic de Catalunya (in Catalan)
Diplomatic & Consular Law & Practice
Information Technology Law
International Environmental Law
Mercado Inmobiliario y sus Garantías
Ordenación Jurídica Prevención de Riesgos Laborales
Private M&A: Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
Tutela Contractual de Consumidores y Usuarios
Because course offerings may change from year to year, it is possible that not all eligible courses are listed above. Participants in this program who wish to enroll in any course not listed above must contact the Office of Transnational Programs by email to request approval. Participants should not expect to receive credit for courses that are not expressly approved by OTP.With some courses, exams are regularly scheduled after the Christmas holiday. In this case, students should speak to the professor at the beginning of the semester to arrange a date and time to take the exam in December.
At ESADE, 4.5 undergraduate law credits equal 2.25 Georgetown credits. Most undergraduate courses are 4.5 ESADE credits. Note that Georgetown will not transfer partial credit toward a student's JD, credit totals will be rounded down to the next whole credit.
The International Exchange office at ESADE will provide a student guide with contact information for housing agencies and student residences in Barcelona. Students are expected to arrange their own housing for the semester with this information. There are also announcements on the ESADE Intranet (to which Georgetown students will have access) and student counselors who can help with the process.