Summer Abroad Institutes Offer Students Exceptional Opportunities for Foreign Legal Study
Web Editor - Published: June 6, 2012
lausanneVenice Large 400pxWidener Law’s Summer Institutes in Lausanne, Switzerland and Venice, Italy offer students an excellent opportunity to broaden their legal horizons while enjoying the chance to experience some of the great history and culture that Europe has to offer.

The Lausanne Summer Abroad Institute in Lausanne, Switzerland, a beautiful city famous as a center of global business and also the home of the Olympic Committee, began on Friday, June 1st and will run through June 29, 2012. Hosted by the University of Lausanne, the program’s featured courses include Comparative and International Health Law, Global Issues in Commercial Law, Introduction to International Investment Law, International Intellectual Property Law & Policy, and Trading In and With Europe.

Professor Juliet M. Moringiello serves as the Program Director for the 2012 Lausanne Summer Law Institute. Associate Professor Sonia Baldia and Visiting Distinguished Professor of Law Michele D. Forzley are also teaching courses.

From June 18th through July 31st the Venice Summer Abroad Institute will offer students a chance to bask in the history and atmosphere of one of Italy’s most renowned cities while studying Global Issues in Family Law, Comparative Constitutional Law, Comparative Corporate Law with Delaware Supreme Court Justice Randy J. Holland, European Union Law, or Comparative Political Rights and Electoral Systems. Venice International University on the beautiful island of San Servolo serves as the host for the program.

Associate Legal Writing Professor Ann E. Fruth will serve as the Director for the 2012 Venice Program. Associate Professor Michael Dimino will join Professor Fruth and Justice Holland as an instructor.