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Law School Forges Key Relationship With South America Through New Study Abroad Program In Uruguay

Celebrating students

The University of Minnesota Law School is delighted to announce a new Study Abroad exchange partnership with the University of Montevideo School of Law, Uruguay, commencing this Fall 2006.

Minnesota Law School welcomes its first Uruguayan students under this partnership to study here for the upcoming semester. Up to two qualified Minnesota law students can escape the winter months to study in Montevideo each Spring semester.

In announcing this new relationship, Interim Co-Dean Morrison underscored that the alliance enabled law students from both countries to participate in high-caliber legal education programs with a geographic neighbor.

Universidad Building

Founded in 1986, the University of Montevideo is a prestigious private University, celebrating its twentieth year. Since inception, it has acquired national and international prestige as a result of its challenging educational plan, the quality of its faculty, its publications and its research. The University of Montevideo emphasizes the interdisciplinary nature of education ~ law, administration and economics, combining academic excellence, investigation, technological innovation and social responsibility.

Montevideo, Uruguay’s lively capital, is a modern metropolis with a historical town dating back to colonial times. Because of its European-influenced architectural styles, elegant museums housing the works of Continental artists and grand cathedrals, the city has a strong European feel. Complementing the Mediterranean climate, the city is encircled by 12-miles of sand beaches.

For further information please contact Riddhi Jani, Director of International and Graduate Programs, at jani0015@umn.edu, or 612-624-9968.

Uruguay beach