Law Seminar, Short Course | Yale English Language Institute | New Haven, United States
42 days
2000 USD/full
2000 USD/full
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Offered online in summer 2021 at Yale English Language Institute, the Law Seminar is an intensive introduction to the American legal system designed to prepare you to enter law school in the U.S.A. or work in the field of law in an international context.


You will make international connections while learning about the American legal system and the legal English it requires.

Key Features 

  • Law Seminar students from Yale English Language Institute are expected to attend live, synchronous courses daily. Additional assignments will be completed in preparation for these classes.
  • Focused on the U.S. legal system and the constitution, this content-based class is taught by an attorney and professor of law. The lectures and Socratic method of teacher-student dialogue are intended to provide an authentic learning situation that mirrors a lecture class in a U.S. law school. 

Programme Structure

  • This class focuses on effective speaking in a variety of legal contexts including interviews, discussions, debates, presentations and group projects.  
  • Student will have exposure to practitioners and their approach to legal communication both inside and outside the courtroom, and practice formal and informal oral presentation skills and build confidence in speaking in a semi-professional context.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 42 days

Start dates & application deadlines




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • To apply, review the application requirements for international students, and fill out the Yale Summer Session application.  
  • The Certificate programs are offered under Yale Summer Session B course listings. 
  • Proof of English proficiency is not required for this program, but students who apply to the professional seminars are expected to have strong English skills. 
  • Students applying to the Law Seminar should have at least two years of undergraduate study in Law to qualify for the program.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    2000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 USD for the full programme during 42 days.
  • National

    2000 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 2000 USD for the full programme during 42 days.

Living costs for New Haven

1380 - 2110 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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