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About the Monash Law Prato Program

Immerse yourself in the delights of Tuscany whilst studying law at the 18th century palace, Palazzo Vaj, an international centre of one of Australia's prestigious 'Group of Eight' universities, Monash University.

Monash University's Law School offers a program of international and comparative law subjects taught by distinguished academics and professionals from Australia and worldwide. Offered in the European spring each year, all units are taught intensively and in English.


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Program period


Who can take part

The Monash Law Prato Program is open to Monash Law undergraduate and postgraduate students and partner university students.

Partner universities

Students will have the opportunity to be taught by academics from some of the partner universities listed below as well as staff from Monash University.  Students may also sit alongside other students from the following partner universities.

For 2016, the Faculty of Law welcomes students from the following partner universities:

  • Osgoode Hall, York University
  • Arizona State University
  • University of Paris-Sud
  • Bar Ilan University, Israel

Social and cultural opportunities

Prato is situated in the scenic and thriving area of Tuscany where opportunities for students to become involved in Italian life are in abundance. Participants in the Prato Law Program will have the opportunity to meet fellow students from all over the world, enjoy the beautiful Tuscan countryside and make use of travel opportunities.

The Prato Law Program timetable is structured in a way to assist participants to make the most of their spare time to experience Italy and the rich history throughout the region.

The town square in Prato, Italy
The town square in Prato, Italy


To apply for the Monash Law Prato Program, start here:

  • Eligibility requirements
  • Application process
  • Unit and exam information
  • Fees, funding and financial assistance
  • Accommodation, travel and insurance information
  • Library resources

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