Next classes - room 1.22
October 16-17 (Saturday 10am - 3pm and Sunday 9am – 2 pm) Corporate governance - Geoffrey Mazullo
November 5-6 (Saturday 10am - 3pm and Sunday 9am – 2 pm) Tax Law - Nicholas Mowbray
EARLY application and one payment (until 20TH October 2016) 1350$
LATE application or payment in two equal installments 1500$
DISCOUNTS for groups from one employer
Take part in free classes with Mr. Geoff Mazullo on Corporate Governance held 15 - 16 October 2016 and decide whether you want to participate in the School of American Law.
IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law and Emerging Markets Foundation have organized the School of American Law (SAL) at the University of Lodz. The School of American Law offers minimum of 120 hours of instruction in English on topics in American law at the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Lodz. Topics vary from year to year, but typically include International Business Transactions, Legal Research and Writing, Introduction to American Law, Intellectual Property, Business Organizations, Antitrust, Torts, Comparative Law, International Public and Private Law, etc.
The School of American Law Program is designed for current students of law or related subjects, practicing lawyers, businessmen and any other professionals who wish to gain a broader understanding of the American legal system and international legal issues. Graduates of the SAL program receive one semester's credit towards the Chicago-Kent's two-semester LLM degree in International and Transnational Law. Students who hold a diploma in law can complete this LLM degree in Chicago in just one semester of full-time studies. This makes the LLM degree much less expensive. It is virtually the equivalent of a full one-semester scholarship. A student needs to pay only one semester's tuition fee in Chicago and finance only four months of living expenses. Additional scholarship money of $10 000 is also available to qualified students.
About the program
The SAL Program applicants must be current students, graduates or professionals with an academic diploma who are proficient in English, however, no document certifying language skills will be required. Submitted application form must include a CV and an academic transcripts or a diploma.
The Program will be composed of ten courses conducted exclusively either by full-time Professors or Adjunct Professors of Chicago-Kent College of Law with global experience in their disciplines. Program study period covers November 2015- June 2016. Classes will be held once or twice a month covering weekends through full day workshop sessions (roughly from Friday afternoon till Sunday midday). Read more on the schedule of courses.
There is a written examination for each course. The SAL students' evaluation shall be conducted by the Chicago-Kent College of Law lecturers during the classes and exams.
Upon completion of the Program, the students of the School of American Law at the University of Lodz shall receive the Certificate signed by the Director of the School, the Dean of the Faculty of Law and Administration at the University of Lodz and the Dean of IIT / Chicago-Kent College of Law.
Chicago-Kent College of Law Illinois Institute of Technology
The Chicago-Kent College of Law of the Illinois Institute of Technology is the second oldest law school in the state of Illinois, USA. Its history is marked by excellence and innovation. As a result of its unique alliance with a technological institute, the school is considered one of the best authorities in legal academia on matters regarding technology and cyberspace. Many law programs are offered at IIT Chicago-Kent College of Law but the College is known in America for its Legal Writing, Intellectual Property and Trial Advocacy programs , all of which are ranked among the top ten in the nation by the popular US News & World Report rankings. Students of the school have also many times come 1st in the national competition of Trial Advocacy & Moot Court Awards.
IIT/Chicago-Kent College of Law and Emerging Markets Foundation has been successfully running Schools of American Law (SAL) in Poland since 2003. Within the same project there are Schools of American Law in Ukraine, Lithuania, Georgia, Thailand and China.
The program is appropriate for third to fifth year students, graduates, practicing lawyers, businessmen, interpreters and any other professionals seeking a better knowledge of the American and international law. All applicants must either be current students or hold an academic degree. The language of instruction is English. Thus, all applicants should be proficient in English. Nevertheless, no certificate of language skills will be required.
Candidates are required to submit an application form and either a copy of a diploma, an academic transcript of records or an official university confirmation that the applicant is currently a 3rd, 4th or 5th year student.
Please download the application form from here. Fill it in, print it out, sign it and send it along with one of the above mentioned academic background confirmations to our postal address:
Dr Karolina Sztobryn
School of American Law
Wydział Prawa i Administracji Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego
Ul. Kopcińskiego 8/12, pok. 3.29
Another option is to send scans of both required documents via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. Signed original application form should be then provided on the first SAL meeting.
The School of American Law Program offers at least 120 hours of instruction in two semesters. All instruction is in English. All instructors are either full-time professors at Chicago-Kent or Chicago-Kent or adjunct professors. The courses concentrate on business and intellectual property law and they are taught in an intensive two -day format (Saturday through Sunday). There is a written examination for each course. Students who successfully complete the program received a certificate of completion.
Students who hold an academic diploma in law and who are graduates of the SAL Program may, if they choose, complete the LLM degree at Chicago-Kent in one semester. The LLM degree is normally a two-semester program. Scholarships are available for graduates of the School of American Law.
Bank details for transfer
Fundacja Emerging Markets Researchers
USD Account number (IBAN format): PL 04 2490 0005 0000 4600 3132 5243
PLN Account number (IBAN format): PL 47 2490 0005 0000 4520 1933 2146
Alior Bank Spółka Akcyjna
ul. Łopuszańska 38D
About the LL.M.
The LL.M. Program at Chicago-Kent College
For the graduates of the School of American Law who hold a diploma in law IIT / Chicago-Kent College of Law offers the LLM Program of International & Transnational Law.
The Master of Laws, commonly abbreviated LL.M from Latin Legum Magister, is a postgraduate globally recognized academic degree. Either those holding a basic academic law degree or a professional law degree can enroll.
The LLM Program of International and transnational Law is a one-year full-time program for foreign lawyers and law graduates who wish to gain a broader understanding of the American legal system and international legal issues. All applicants must hold a diploma in Law. The program offers flexibility in the choice of law courses as well as the opportunity to conduct independent research. Students enrolled in the program attend courses and seminars along with J.D. students and can take advantage of the school's cutting edge-expertise in areas such as information technology law, e-commerce and financial services law.
If you are thinking of attaining this LLM qualification, the School of American Law is for you! Graduates of the SAL Program in Poland receive one semester's credit toward Chicago-Kent's two-semester LLM degree in International and Transitional Law. This makes the LLM degree much less expensive. It is virtually the equivalent of a full one-semester scholarship. A student needs to pay only one semester's tuition in Chicago and finance only four months of living expenses. Additional scholarship money of $10 000 is also available to qualified students.
To get a better understanding of the expenses please follow the calculation: 2015 - 2016 academic year's tuition fee for the full LL.M Program at Chicago-Kent College is $40 000, which gives $ 20 000 for a single semester. An accepted graduate of the School of American Law at the University of Lodz who was granted the above mentioned scholarship of $ 10 000 would pay $ 10 000 to complete the LL.M. degree at Chicago-Kent College, U.S.A. Students cover their own flights, medical insurance and living expenses.
If you have any questions about the LL.M. at Chicago-Kent College admissions process, program or expenses please contact Ms Agnieszka Cenzartowicz at email@example.com