Admission for academic year 2020/21 

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. a completed application form together with one recent photo in the ID format (dowód osobisty);
2. a photo copy of an index or USOS transcript with grades and subjects from all previous years (students) or copy of the diploma (graduates)
3. curriculum vitae in English
4. cover letter in English with an explanation of the applicant's interest in participating in the program and career goals.

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

All required documents must be submitted to the office of Center for American Law Studies - Lipowa 4 street, Warszawa or send by e-mail: Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript.on or before September 30th, 2020. 

Applicants may be invited for individual interviews.

EARLY BIRD FEE - All applicants who submit application documents by April 15, 2020 will receive a discount of PLN 250 from the main fee (i.e. students and doctoral students who submit documents by April 15, 2020 will pay a fee of PLN 2,750 instead of PLN 3,000


Tuition for students: The amount of tuition for students and Ph.D. students for the one year program in 2020/21 is 3.000 PLN.

Tuition for graduates: The tuition for graduates is 6.000 PLN.

Tuition for Legal Trainees (aplikanci): This academic year there is a special discount rate in the amount of 30% for legal trainees (aplikanci: radcowscy, adwokaccy, sędziowscy, notarialni)

The amount of tuition for the legal trainees for the one year program in 2020/21 is 4.200 PLN.

Tuition for advocates, legal counselors, judges, notaries:This academic year there is a special discount rate in the amount of 15% for legal counselors, attorneys, judges and notaries.

The amount of a tuition for the legal counselors, attorneys, judges and notaries for the one year program in 2020/21 is 5.100 PLN.


Upon admission to the program all applicants must pay the entire tuition by September 15, 2020. Applicants may submit a motion with justification to divide the tuition into two installment payments.

Applicants will be informed about admission within 1 week from the application deadline.



* Mondays, 4:45 p.m.-6:15 p.m  

* Tuesdays, 4:45 p.m.- 6:15 p.m.  

* Wendesdays, 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.


Preliminary Class Schedule for Academic Year 2020/21*

12-23 October, Introduction to US Law, Professor Paul Koster (Emory)

2-13 November, Constitutional Law, Professor Julie Seaman (Emory)

7-18 December, Contracts, Professor Kamina Pinder (Emory)

11-22 January, Property Law, Professor Ted Afield (GSU)

22 February – 5 March, Role of Lawyers in the US System, Professor Tameka Lester (GSU)

15-26 March, Torts, Professor Kelly Timmons (GSU)

12-23 April, Criminal Procedure and Law, Russel Covey (GSU)

4 – 14 May, Legal Writing, Professor Margareth Vath (GSU)

20  May -  2 June, Business Organizations, Professor George Shepherd (Emory)


* Please notice that the dates and topics may be changed