LSJ Italy: Comparative Law & Politics in Rome

LSJ Rome Exploration Seminar
LSJ Rome Exploration Seminar
Next offered: 

Early Fall 2018 (to allow you to include the Aug 15-Sept14 program into your Fall Financial Aid Packet)

Application Deadline: February, 15 2018. 

The “Law/LSJ in Rome” Exploration Seminar is an academically intensive study-abroad program in Rome, Italy, offered through the Law, Societies, and Justice program. The program runs annually during Early Fall Start, which is five weeks between August and September. The program is open to advanced undergraduates and students from the Law School.  The application is posted in February and the deadline to apply is in March.

The 8 credit program includes an in-depth courses on law and society in Europe and the rights of individuals. Group project work transforms the incredible city of Rome into an extended classroom.  Students and faculty visit with government officials, attorneys, academic experts, and NGOs based in Italy.  In past years, students have met with top ranking officials in the Italian Government, including Italy’s Foreign Minister and judges from Italy’s Supreme Court.  Faculty come from the LSJ program and the law school.

More information about the program, including application instructions, can be found here on the UW Study Abroad website

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