Summer Program in Pisa

Due to health and safety concerns surrounding the outbreak of the COVID-19 coronavirus and the CDC’s latest recommendations for limiting travel to Italy, Hofstra Law has canceled the 2021 Summer Program in Pisa. Please see below for May/June 2022 information.


International and Comparative Law Program: 2022

Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna

Sunday, May 22-Saturday, June 4, 2022
(3 credit program)

Sunday, May 22-Thursday, June 16, 2022
(5 credit program)

Co-sponsored by the Maurice A. Deane School of Law at Hofstra University and the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.
Approved by the American Bar Association.

The application deadline is March 25, 2022. Applications are reviewed on a case-by-case basis.

The Summer Program in Pisa is an intensive course of study that aims to introduce students to the legal issues that surround trade and technology around the world. With a focus on business, finance and data protection and taught by experts in the field, the course offers students a one-of-a-kind opportunity to immerse themselves in this ever-growing field of law.

Students will have the option to enroll in a 3-credit two-week program, or a 5-credit three and a half week program.

Classes are held at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, a top research university located in the heart of the charming Tuscany region of Italy.

Participants earn either 3 or 5 credits by taking courses taught by Professors Julian Ku of the Maurice A. Deane School of Law and Giovanni Comandé́ of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna.

Course Offerings - 3 Credit Program:

  • Course #1 – To Be Updated (Taught by Professor Julian Ku) (2 credits)
  • Course #2 – To Be Updated (Taught by Professor Giovanni Comandé) (1 credit)

Additional Courses for 5 Credit Program:

  • Course #3 – To Be Updated (Taught by Professor Giovanni Comandé) (2 credits)

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