Registration for Summer Experience 2024 is open! Register here.

Summer Experience 2024 Dates:

Session I: July 8, 2024 – July 26, 2024

Session II: July 29, 2024 – August 16, 2024

This program is only open to foreign-trained LL.M. students admitted to the Georgetown Law LL.M. program.  All courses offered during the Summer Experience Program are approved by the New York Bar and allow more flexibility in course selection during the academic year. Please note: we can only accommodate a limited number of students in the 2024 Summer Experience Program.

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Once the Summer Experience Program has reached capacity, interested students will automatically be placed on a waiting list.

A fabulous experience!

The best decision ever… I cannot imagine starting my LL.M. without the Foundations course.

A wonderful class… I feel more prepared and comfortable to begin the LL.M.!

The course clearly makes the transition to the start of the LL.M. and to living in D.C. much easier!


Session I: Foundations of American Law

Introduction to the U.S. legal system, common law reasoning, and contemporary U.S. legal issues. (Two credits)

Session II (Course 1): Professional Responsibility Law in the United States

A practical and practice-oriented approach to ethical, moral and social issues lawyers deal with in professional practice. (Two credits)

Session II (Course 2): U.S. Legal Research Analysis and Writing

Introduction to U.S. legal resources, research methods, and analytical paradigms. Develop written analysis using the approaches, forms and conventions common in U.S. law. (Two credits)