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2024 Short-term Programs in Europe



Complementing a semester course on issues in information systems, this program leads you through several European cities. Students will have an insider’s view of top corporations and a chance to see what it’s like to work in today’s global economy. Through site visits, guest lectures, and readings, this course will explore how some of the largest global corporations use information to address global technology challenges. (6 credits; IDS 350/650) mid-May – early June


Comparative Law in Italy

Students in the College of Law’s JD Interactive program are invited to study comparative law in Rome, where they will gain exposure to the practice of law in a global setting across a diverse range of practice areas including pharmaceutical regulation, antitrust, European Union law, and commercial law. Guest lecturers and site visits will amplify the students’ learning experience in the “Eternal City” of Rome. (2 credits; LAW994) Spring break

Mediterranean Food and Culture

This course will provide an opportunity to experience one of the most renowned cuisines in the world. Students will investigate the historic, geographic, and socioeconomic underpinnings of the Mediterranean diet, critique the health benefits and implications of following the diet, and discuss the current dietary habits of people surrounding the Mediterranean. Once in Italy, students will experience the current Mediterranean diet from farm to table by exploring small artisan producers for cheese, olive oil, and pasta. Students will also work in the fields, shop for the freshest ingredients, and cook authentic Italian meals during your time in Italy. (3 credits; NSD 452/652) mid-May – early June

Sports Data in Italian Football

With football one of the most popular sports in the world, this course will explore how three Series A teams are staying at the top of their game. Students will meet with these industry leaders to learn what they’re doing to stay current in today’s data driven world. Students will look at topics including but not limited to: Player Performance, Roster Composition, Transfer Assessment, Payroll Effects, Match Schedule, Logistical Considerations. (3 credits; SAL300) Spring break


International Tax Law

Gain exposure to the foundational principles of international tax law and develop an understanding of the Civil Law system and identification of the differences between the Civil Law and Common Law systems of jurisprudence; International tax law, tax competition, and the practice of international tax law in Civil Law and Common Law jurisdictions; concepts of business and tax advising relative to transfer pricing, and more. (2 credits; LAW798/994) Spring break