Study Abroad

Study abroad in Rome with the University of St. Thomas School of Law

Rome 2014

The University of St. Thomas School of Law and Villanova University School of Law will host the eighth annual summer study abroad program in Rome during the summer of 2014.  This ABA-approved program will run from June 16 through July 24, 2014 and give students the opportunity to take two classes (6 credits) and participate in many cultural and educational opportunities. 

Courses and faculty for this year are:

  • Introduction to the Law of the European Union, Professor Wulf Kaal, University of St. Thomas School of Law

  • Gender, Sexuality, and Human Rights:  Competing Visions, Prof. Teresa Collett, University of St. Thomas School of Law

  • Comparative Immigration Law, Prof. Beth Lyon & Prof. Tuan Samahon, Villanova University School of Law

  • International Art & Cultural Heritage Law, Professor Diane Penneys Edelman, Villanova University School of Law

Information can be accessed on the Villanova University School of Law website. 

The Rome 2014 application is now available! 

It is an electronic application with accompanying electronic documents for you to review and sign.  The application deposit can be paid through Murphy Online.  You will find those instructions once you have logged into the application site. 

Students wishing to apply for summer financial aid would need to complete the summer 2014 financial aid application which becomes available on the graduate financial aid web site on 4/1/14.  With questions about financing your summer abroad experience, please contact Chad Nosbusch, Associate Director of Graduate Financial Aid, at

Please save Thursday, April 24th from 2:00-3:30 on your calendar for the Rome 2014 Orientation Program.

Please contact Cari Haaland with any questions. 

Video perspectives from faculty and students


UST Law students can also choose to apply to study abroad through any ABA-approved law program.

Information on Non-UST Study Abroad Opportunities