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Study Abroad Participation Agreement

By applying in consideration for the opportunity to participate in the Duquesne University Summer Study of Law program located in Beijing, People's Republic of China, and intending to be legally bound hereby, I do hereby stipulate and agree to the following terms and conditions:

  1. I agree to comply with all rules and regulations of Duquesne University and China University of Political Science and Law.
  2. I will assume full financial responsibility for my participation in the program. I will pay Duquesne University the applicable tuition and academic fees for credit toward the program.
  3. I will read and carefully consider all information and documentation related to safety, health, legal, environmental, political, cultural, and religious issues in the People's Republic of China which is issued by the U.S. State Department and any information that may be forwarded by Duquesne University School of Law.
  4. I hereby acknowledge and agree that in the event of an injury to me, I will apply my own medical, hospitalization and/or accident insurance for the payment of the expenses incurred and will not look to Duquesne University for the payment of any medical or injury related expenses.
  5. I hereby stipulate and agree that if I am the victim of a crime while participating in this program, I will notify the host institution and Duquesne University School of Law as soon as possible after the incident.

Release and Hold Harmless

Intending to be legally bound hereby, and in consideration for the opportunity to participate in this study abroad program, I, for myself, my heirs and legal representatives agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless Duquesne University and its officers, administrators, agents, and employees from any and all liability for any injury or loss and all claims, demands and actions at law or in equity that may hereafter at any time be brought by me, or anyone acting on my behalf, because of any injury (including death), loss, or damage to me or my personal property resulting from or in any way related to my participation in this study abroad program.

BY SUBMITTING AN APPLICATION, I ATTEST THAT I HAVE READ THE ABOVE RELEASE AND HOLD HARMLESS AGREEMENT, I UNDERSTAND THE SAME, AND I AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY ALL OF THE TERMS STATED THEREIN.