Semester Exchange - National Law School of India University
The National Law School of India University is an Institution for undergraduate and graduate legal education in India. It was the first ever National Law University to be established in India. NLSIU was the first institute in India to offer a pioneering five-year intensive course in social sciences and law. The school consistently ranks as the most prestigious law school in India. It is India's Best Law School and is currently ranked as the Number 1 Law School in India, known as the ‘Harvard of the East’. NLSIU students have excelled in every field, whether its National or International Moots, debates, or other co-curricular activities. NLSIU has one of the best libraries comprising around 50,000 Books, around 20,000 Journals and Subscriptions.
Thanks to the generosity of the Government of Karnataka and the Bangalore University, the Law School has a campus of its own, located in Nagarbhavi, about 10 kms from the City railway station and standing over twenty-three acres beside the Institute of Social and Economic Change. Since 1991, it is a fully residential university on one campus with three Halls of Residence for men, three Halls of Residence for women, two Hostels for post-graduate women students, three blocks for Faculty Quarters and two blocks for non-teaching staff Quarters. The school has an intake of around 80 students in its undergraduate law programme, 40 in Masters of Law and 40 in its, recently introduced, Master of Public Policy.
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First Semester: March - June
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GPA Requirement (Out of 4.0)
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To be eligible for this program, you must:
- A cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher (varies each program),
- Completion of at least 12cp at the time of application. 18cp to go abroad,
- Enough credit points remaining to complete the program,
- Comply with the eligibility criteria outlined in the Student Exchange Policy.
How to Apply
Applicants must complete an online Application form. You'll need to include:
Your personal details, One University preference, It should take around 2 - 3 minutes to complete an application.
Application Fee and Payment Options: For all exchange programs (semester and short term), there is a compulsory application fee. For more information and payment options please refer to the Payment Website.
Insurance: It is a requirement of the exchange program that all students must purchase their own travel insurance to cover them for the duration of their journey beyond their overseas program. Students will be covered throughout the duration of their exchange program dates. More information will be given to students upon acceptance.
Program Costs: You remain enrolled at Macquarie University and continue to pay your tuition fees to Macquarie University. As an exchange student you pay no tuition fees to host university. However, you must also always be prepared for unexpected expenses, and should consider how you will be dealing with the expenses of your exchange before you leave your home country. Prior to departure, you will need to save sufficient funds to cover all of your expenses for the duration of your exchange. Some costs to consider include: airfares, students visa (if required), travel health insurance, accommodation, food, additional travel, entertainment, textbooks, incidental expense. If you wish to work while you are away, it is important to note that work rights for international students vary from country to country. For further information about your visa restrictions please contact the consulate or embassy of your host country.
*Disclaimer: Macquarie University does not ensure the quality or reputation of activities run externally, should students choose to undertake these activities they take on the full risk and responsibility. All students need to undertake their own risk assessment before departure, considering wisely their personal health and safety risks. Ultimately participation in these activities is at the students’ risk.
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It is an institution for undergraduate and graduate legal education in India. It was the first ever National Law University to be established in India. NLSIU was the first institute in India to offer a pioneering 5 year intensive course in social sciences and law. The school consistently ranks as the most prestigious law school in India
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Business; Law, security and intelligence; Science; Society, history and languages
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Macquarie, Undergraduate, Law, policy, Exchange, India
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