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  • Locations: Rome, Italy
  • Program Terms: 1 Year (Dual Degree)
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  • Restrictions: AUWCL applicants only
  • This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
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Language of Instruction: English Minimum GPA: 3.0
Housing: Off-campus Dates of Instruction: Dual Degree Program (1 Year)
Non-AUWCL students accepted by AUWCL: No Class levels eligible to apply: 3L
Contact Email: wclabroad@wcl.american.edu Contact Phone: 202-274-4228
Program Description:
 
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JD/LLM- First Level Master in International, Comparative and European Union Law (ICEUL)


 

General

 

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


Application Content

  • All applicants are required to attend a mandatory advising session before their application will be considered complete
  • Application form
  • Statement of interest in English (one - two pages maximum)
  • Current resume
  • 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
 

Language

The program will be conducted in English, including oral exams.
 

Courses

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.
 

Contact

Students interested in the International JD Dual Degree Program should refer to the International JD Dual Degree FAQs page for general questions.

All other questions and concerns should be directed to:

WCL Abroad
American University Washington College of Law
4300 Nebraska Avenue, NW, Suite Y360
Washington, DC 20016 USA
Telephone: (202) 274-4228
Email: wclabroad@wcl.american.edu

Faculty Sponsors

Fernanda Nicola
Professor of Law
Director, Program on International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy
fnicola@wcl.american.edu
202-274-4417

David Snyder
Professor of Law
Director, Business Law Program
dsnyder@wcl.american.edu
202-274-4238

 


**CURRENT 2L STUDENTS PLANNING TO GO ABROAD FROM 2018-2019, SELECT THE APPLICATION DISPLAYING THE YEARS 2018-2019**

**CURRENT 1L STUDENTS PLANNING TO GO ABROAD FROM 2019-2020, SELECT THE APPLICATION DISPLAYING THE YEARS 2019-2020**

 



Dates / Deadlines:

There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

This program is currently not accepting applications.