Details about the 2019 FASPE Law Fellowship: 

  • FASPE Law is a fully funded fellowship program in contemporary professional ethics and ethical leadership. The program addresses current ethical issues facing lawyers by first examining the role of German lawyers and judges in enabling Nazi policies, including the Holocaust.
  • The program takes place in Germany and Poland, and sessions are held at sites of Nazi actions so that Fellows benefit from an immersive, contextual experience.
  • The 2019 program will run from May 25, 2019 to June 7, 2019.
  • The deadline to apply is December 28, 2018 at 11:59PM EST.
  • A sample syllabus from the 2018 program is available here
  • Application page is accessible here

I am also available by email to answer any questions about the program or the application process (

Please Share: Summer Ethical Leadership Fellowship for Law Students and Early-Career Lawyers 

FASPE (Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics) is now accepting applications for its 2019 Law program.

FASPE Law is a fully-funded, two-week fellowship program in professional ethics and ethical leadership that begins by examining the actions and choices of German lawyers in enabling Nazi policies. It then draws on this historical example to help Law Fellows both grasp their role as influencers in their field and in their communities as well as identify and confront the ethical issues currently facing lawyers and the legal profession. The program takes place in Germany and Poland at the sites of Nazi actions, allowing Fellows to benefit from the power of the place and immersive, contextual learning.

Program Dates: Saturday, May 25 – Friday, June 7, 2019.
Fully-funded: All program costs are covered, including travel, lodging, and food.
Interdisciplinary: FASPE Law Fellows travel with Fellows in the FASPE Business and Journalism programs.
Itinerary: Fellows will travel to Berlin, Krakow, and Oswiecim (the location of the former Nazi concentration camp of Auschwitz).
Eligibility: Applicants must be currently enrolled in a JD or LLM (or equivalent) program OR have received such a degree between May 2017 and January 2019.

FASPE programs are non-denominational. Candidates of all nationalities, religions, and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about FASPE and to apply, please visit:

For a list of previous Fellows, please visit

Completed applications are due by Friday, December 28, 2018. 

If you have any questions, please contact Ellen Gilley, Director of Programs & Strategy at