JD/LLM- First Level Master in International, Comparative and European Union Law (ICEUL)
The JD/First Level Master in International, Comparative, and European Law (ICEUL) offers WCL students the opportunity to spend their 3L year in Rome, Italy studying at LUISS Guido Carli.
The program is aimed at international students interested in advancing their legal knowledge and ability in a stimulating and international environment. Participants will study the multiple dimensions of International Law, Comparative Public and Private Law, as well as EU Institutional and Substantive Law.
Other topics, such as Introduction to the Italian Legal System, Roman Law, Legal Informatics, Legal Methodology and the History of Law will be offered as well.
In addition to course work, students will have the chance to work through internships at international law firms and organizations during their stay.
Who Can Apply?
Students who are entering their 3L year and meet the below criteria are eligible to apply:
Minimum 3.0 WCL GPA
At least 62 WCL ABA law credits have already been completed
Course requirements (upper level writing requirement, experiential learning requirement and any others that are implemented) completed before departure
All applicants are required to attend a mandatory advising session before their application will be considered complete
Statement of interest in English (one - two pages maximum)
One letter of recommendation (professional or academic reference preferred)
WCL academic transcript
Copy of passport
Panel interviews in English take place in February
Decisions sent mid-March
Deadline to submit all materials is 5:00pm EST on January 31st of each year
The program will be conducted in English, including oral exams.
Credit allocations and a possible study plan for students are available from LUISS's website .
Housing and Cost of Living
LUISS does not offer housing for students, but assistance may be available in securing housing.