Netherlands Water Law Course Option
Based in Delft, Netherlands, the program runs from Tuesday, May 20 through Friday, May 23, 2014. It is scheduled almost two weeks prior to the Summer in Spain Program. The one-credit course is open to J.D. and LL.M. Environmental Sustainability students on a first come, first served basis.
The $1,500 fee includes room and board, some meals, and bus fares related to class and course work. Air fare is not included.
Students applying for the Summer in Spain and/or the Netherlands Water Law Course Program must have completed their first year of law school at the time the program starts.
Students must be in good standing at the start of the program
Comparative Water Law
LLME 503A/LAW 503A (1 Credit)
Tuesday, May 20 – Friday, May 23, 2014
This course, which takes place in the Netherlands in connection with the Summer-in-Spain program, explores and compares the formal institutional and informal intergovernmental structures that shape water policy and management in Florida and in the Netherlands. The course also explores climate change and growth stewardship concepts in the two locations and is assisted by UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Ministerie van Verkeer en Waterstaat (Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works, and Water Management), and the Florida Earth Foundation. The program includes briefings on U.S. and Florida water management at IHE-UNESCO in Delft, and travel to the Headquarters Rijkswaterstaat, the Hague, Kinderdijk, and Zeeland for on-site lectures and presentations.