2009 Summer Study Abroad Programs Set to Begin
Web Editor - Published: June 10, 2009
SummerBlogsPromoWidener Law’s four exciting Summer Study Abroad Programs are set to begin shortly, providing students with the opportunity to learn important lessons about how the law functions in other countries while enjoying a host of wonderful cultural opportunities.

Widener Law’s oldest Study Abroad program, the Nairobi, Kenya program begins on June 15th and runs through July 16th, affording students the unique opportunity to study subjects such as International Environmental Law or Comparative Constitutional Law while exploring all that Kenya has to offer from safaris to beautiful beaches and the majesty of Mount Kilimanjaro. Students Brandy Ryan and Jennifer Bailey from the Wilmington campus will be blogging from Nairobi.

The Summer Abroad program in Lausanne, Switzerland began on June 1st and runs through June 30th. Hosted by the University of Lausanne, the program affords students the opportunity to study the law in the heart of Europe while enjoying picturesque views of the Alps and Lake Geneva. Less than an hour away, the city of Geneva itself provides a wonderful cultural experience.

Running from June 19th through July 20th, the Summer Abroad Program in Sydney, Australia, held in conjunction with the University of Technology Sydney, allows students to visit the famous Sydney Opera House, scuba dive around the Great Barrier Reef, or hike in the outback when not studying International and Comparative Commercial Law, Comparative Civil Procedure, or Comparative Family Law.

The Summer Program in Venice, Italy takes place from June 15th through July 15th, providing students the chance to further their legal education while exploring one of Europe’s most famous cities. Held in cooperation with the Department of Legal Studies at the University of Venice, this program lets students enjoy Venice’s rich cultural heritage while studying subjects such as International Sales Law or European Union Law. Harrisburg Professor Robyn Meadows and student Nigel Scott will be blogging from Venice during the program.