The Foreign Legal Study Program
1. Obtain a Faculty Advisor
Students considering studying at a foreign law school should first obtain a faculty advisor who agrees to review in advance and approve a written plan as described here in the foreign study program overview.
2. File Your Stanford Petition
After securing the approval of a faculty advisor, the student must file the Petition for Foreign Study with Foreign Law Programs Committee.
3. Apply for Admission to the Foreign Law School
Students must apply for admission to the foreign law school at which he or she wishes to study. Students approved for foreign study must demonstrate to the Foreign Law Programs Committee that they have been admitted to the foreign law school at the earliest possible date, and in any event before they begin study at the foreign school.