Bologna, Italy Summer Law Program

Loyola Law School and Brooklyn Law School are pleased to sponsor the Summer Abroad Program in Bologna, Italy.

The program will be held at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bologna, the oldest university in the western world. The study of law in Bologna began in the 11th century with the revival of the systematic study of Roman law; today the Faculty of Law is one of Europe's most respected law schools.  

The two-week program will run from May 21 - June 03, 2017 and will offer the following courses:

  • Comparative Constitutional Law (1 credit)
  • U.S. and European Privacy Law (1 credit)
  • International Commercial Arbitration (1 credit)

Courses are taught by faculty from Loyola Law School and Brooklyn Law School, with lectures by prominent Italian legal scholars and judges.


The city of Bologna, with a population of approximately 400,000, is the capital of the Emilia-Romagna region in Northern Italy, approximately midway between Florence and Venice. Bologna is one of Italy's most attractive and interesting cities. The old city includes the magnificent Piazza Maggiore, the cathedral, beautiful churches and palaces, museums, and a wonderful marketplace, combined with the cafes, restaurants, nightclubs and discos frequented by thousands of university students. 


  • Lectures by legal scholars experienced in international and comparative law.
  • Students can participate in visits to local cultural sites and legal institutions.
  • Excellent match of location and theme.