The Catholic Law International Human Rights Summer Program in Rome, Italy, will be offered May 15 to June 5, 2022.

This student budget includes the estimates of costs for Summer 2022. Actual costs will depend on flight costs, personal spending habits, housing choices, and the fluctuation in the foreign exchange rate. Students may anticipate a slight increase in tuition for the summer of 2022. Visit this site frequently for updates.

Tuition and Fees:
Cost Range
Application fee (nonrefundable) $50

Tuition ($4,520, 4 credits) (based on a tuition rate of $1,130 per credit x four credits (2 - 2 credit courses).(2022 Rome Summer Program tuition will be announced as soon as possible.)

Deposit/Program Fee (includes mandatory insurance) $500
New student fee (non-CUA students only) $200
Travel and Living Expenses:
Cost Range
Accommodations in Catholic University Rome Center (CUA-arranged housing fee is $1,291.50 These accommodations are in double, triple or quad rooms. Should any single rooms become available, they will be assigned to interested applicants in the order in which housing deposits are received. A single room costs $1,417.50.


$1,291.50 or $1,417.50*

Meals, Personal Expenses, Sightseeing $850 to $1,200*
Course Materials (books, photocopies) $100 - $300
Airfare $1,000 - $1,350
TOTAL Cost Range

For planning purposes, the currency conversion exchange rate of $1.25 per €1 is used. Students who arrange their own housing may pay less or more for housing, depending on the arrangements they select.

Because students are responsible for these expenses, they may be higher or lower depending on your personal spending habits. The lower end of this range estimates that a student will spend $40 per day for 21 days; the higher end of this range anticipates daily expenditures in the range of $60 per day.

The application deadline is Monday, March 14, 2022. Students wishing to participate in the program are encouraged to complete and submit the on-line application with the nonrefundable $50 application fee, as early as possible. Admission decisions will be communicated to students within two weeks of receipt of the completed application and application fee.

The Deposit/Program Fee, in the amount of $500, is due Monday, March 28, 2022, or upon formal acceptance to the program. Note that class preferences and housing accommodations are determined by order of deposits. The deposit is refundable until 11:59 p.m. EST Monday, April 11, 2022, after which it is entirely nonrefundable. The deposit will be applied to the Program Fee.

Financial Aid

Students must enroll in a minimum of 3 credits to be eligible for financial aid. Catholic University law students should plan to meet with our Financial Aid Director, David Schrock ( ), as soon as possible to discuss their plans with him. Law students from other law schools should consult their school's financial aid office as soon as possible to determine what assistance may be available.


The Summer 2022 book list will be made available to enrolled students in early April to allow sufficient time for students to seek the lowest cost options available. To keep book costs to a minimum, students are encouraged to purchase used textbooks as early as possible.