Spring School for students from Drexel University, Philadelphia

From 20th to 24th March 2017, 10 American lecturers and students came to Université de Rennes 1 for a Spring School at the Faculty of Law and Political Science.

Drexel University Spring School students and lecturer with UR1 representatives

An agreement was recently signed between Université de Rennes 1 and Drexel University, Philadelphia, and the starting point of the cooperation was the Spring School at the Faculty of Law and Political Science from 20th to 24th March 2017.

Students participated in three lectures and cultural visits spread over the 4 days.

The subjects of the lectures were:

  • Tort law, given by Dr Stathis Banakas
  • The French judicial system, given by Dr Anne Donnier
  • European comparative law, given by Dr Isabelle Rueda

The Spring School was the opportunity for the students to discover renowned regional heritage in both Brittany and Normandy and to discover Rennes and Breton culture, with a presentation of the city organised by students of Université de Rennes 1.

A visit to the Mont Saint Michel bay and a lecture given by Dr Isabelle Rueda
Representatives of Drexel University and Université de Rennes 1 - Professor Frédéric Lambert, Dean of the faculty of Law and Political Science; Professor Robert I. Field, Drexel University; Dr Annie Soriot, Director of the International Affairs Department; Professor Philippe Pierre, Director of International Relations at the Faculty of Law and Political Science.