Admission for academic year 2024/25

To qualify for admission, an applicant must:

·         be a law student or law Ph.D. student or,

·         be a graduate of a law school or,

·         be a student, Ph.D. student or graduate of other disciplines (e.g. linguistics, political science, economy) and have a basic knowledge of the Polish or foreign legal system, and

·         have a thorough and conversational knowledge of English including legal language; and

submit the following documents:

1.    cover letter in English with an explanation of the applicant’s interest in participating in the program and career goals

2.    a completed APPLICATION FORM together with one recent photo in the ID format (dowód osobisty);

3.    An USOS transcript (or copy of index) with grades and subjects from all previous years (students) or copy of the diploma (graduates)

4.    curriculum vitae in English

5.    evidence of proficiency in English language such as: copy of a diploma from a foreign school in an English-speaking country, copy of a diploma from schools specializing in English language, or copy of the results of an English proficiency exams, e.g. TOEFL, if available


All required documents must be submitted to the office of Center for American Law Studies – Lipowa 4, 00-316 Warsaw or send by e-mail in one pdf file to: by June 30, 2024

Applicants may be invited for individual interviews.


Early Bird special are available to all applicants  who submmit documents until May 30, 2024. The discount is 250 PLN.

Tuition for students: The amount of tuition for students and Ph.D. students for the one year program in 2024/25 is 3.600 PLN.
Tuition for graduates: The tuition for graduates is 6.500 PLN.
Tuition for Legal Trainees (aplikanci): Special discount rate in the amount of 20% from full tuition 6.500 PLN  will be applied for legal trainees (aplikanci: radcowscy, adwokaccy, sędziowscy, notarialni)
Tuition for advocates, legal counselors, judges, notaries and all graduates of the University of Warsaw: Special discount rate in the amount of 10% from full tuition 6.500 PLN will be applied for legal counselors, attorneys, judges, prosecutors and notaries.

All applicants may submit a motion  to divide the tuition into two installment payments, with a short justification,  to the Director of the Program. .

 The entire tuition or the first installement must be paid by September 30, 2024.

Classes will be held in person at the Faculty of Law and Administration of the University of Warsaw at Lipowa 4 in Warsaw.

Online classes will be available only for the participants who live and study outside of Warsaw.


* Mondays, 4:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m
* Tuesdays, 4:45 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.
* Wednesdays, 8:00 a.m. -9:30 a.m.
* Thursday, 4:45 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
* Fridays, 8:00 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Class Schedule for Academic Year 2024/25* 

14- 25 October 2024-  Introduction  to American  Law, Professor John Marshall  (GSU)

12-22  November  2024-  Criminal Law, Professor Mary Grace Duncan (Emory)

2-13 December 2024 – Contracts, Professor Alicia Hughes  (Emory)

17- 28 February 2025-  Torts, Professor Polly Price (Emory)

10-21 March 2025-  Corporations, Professor Alvaro Pereira  (GSU)

31 March- 11 April 2025 –  Legal Writing, Brandy Domageaux  (GSU)

12- 23 May 2025,  Law and Economics- Professor George Shepherd  (Emory)

2-13 June 2025- TBA  


* Please notice that the dates and topics may be change