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JD Dual Degree Italy
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Who Can Apply?

  • AUWCL students
  • Minimum 3.0 WCL grade point average
  • In good academic standing at WCL
  • Full-time student at time of departure
  • Earned at least 59 WCL ABA law credits before departure; we recommend that students complete at least 62 credits before going abroad
  • Submit undergraduate school transcripts for evaluation
  • Completed all WCL degree requirements (upper level writing requirement, professional skills requirement and any others that are implemented) before departure
  • Fluent in Italian (Reading/writing/speaking) with a demonstrated working knowledge of Latin (reading and some writing)

Application Content

  • Application form
  • Statement of interest in English (one page maximum)
  • Statement of interest in Italian (one page maximum)
  • Resume
  • One letter of recommendation (professional or academic reference preferred)
  • WCL academic transcript
  • Undergraduate academic transcript
  • Copy of passport
  • Proof of Italian fluency and working knowledge of Latin:
    • Take the Certification of Italian as a Foreign Language (CILS) exam and score a 3 or 4.
    • Students with university degrees in an Italian -speaking country must show the certificate or degree obtained within the last three (3) years.
    • Undergraduate transcripts will be used for evaluating Latin proficiency
    • All interested student should consult with the Office of Global Opportunities to determine language abilities.
  • Panel interviews in English take place in February
  • Panel interviews in Italian take place late February or early March
  • Decisions sent mid-March

Application Deadline

All materials must be submitted by 5:00pm EST on January 31st of each year.