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Students in good standing at, or graduates of, ABA-accredited U.S. law schools and students in, or graduates of, European law schools are eligible for admission. Enrollment is limited to 45 students.

Applicants must submit the following with the completed application:

  • Certified copy of current law school transcript
  • Letter from the Dean of current law school indicating good standing and authorizing attendance in the program.
  • Signed release form
  • Application fee, $75

Program Costs

 Estimated Cost of Attendance

Housing and Transportation

Students arrange for their own housing in Venice. For help making housing arrangements, please contact the program coordinator by email at for information on renting apartments in Venice as well as contacts with local realtors who can assist you. We will also provide you with contact information for students seeking roommates and for students who have participated in the past.

Deadlines and Deposits

April 15: Application Deadline

May 1: Payment billed for the balance of all tuition, fees, and other charges. Final payment is due May 31.

Refunds and Withdrawals

April 1: Deadline to request a partial refund of deposits. $100 of program deposit will be refunded only if written notice of withdrawal is received before the close of business on April 1.

May 15: Deadline to request partial refund (up to a maximum of the full amount less $300) of tuition and other charges if a serious medical condition makes attendance impossible.

Written request must be received prior to close of business on May 15. The maximum refund will be reduced by an amount equal to any unavoidable losses or costs.