Students may enroll in three courses and receive up to six credits in International Law and Comparative Law. VLS students will receive direct credit for the courses taken through the program. Students may also enroll in an optional Italian language course.
Three classes are offered and taught by members of the Vanderbilt Law School faculty. Classes meet Monday through Friday, and class attendance is required. Course demands are the same as typical Vanderbilt Law School courses. The grading system, examination rules and processes are the same as those used by Vanderbilt Law School. Acceptance of any credit or grade for any course taken in the program is subject to determination by the student's home school.
The Vanderbilt in Venice Program is directed by, Michael Newton, professor of the practice of law.