Admission for academic year 2022/23

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 systemand

  ● 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 

6. GDPR consent (RODO)


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: Ten adres pocztowy jest chroniony przed spamowaniem. Aby go zobaczyć, konieczne jest włączenie w przeglądarce obsługi JavaScript. by September 30, 2022

Applicants may be invited for individual interviews.



Tuition for students: The amount of tuition for students and Ph.D. students for the one year program in 2022/23 is 3.000 PLN.


Tuition for graduatesThe 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 2022/23 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, procesutors and notaries.

The amount of a tuition for the legal counselors, attorneys, judges and notaries for the one year program in 2022/23 is 5.100 PLN.


Applicants may submit a motion with justification to divide the tuition into two installment payments.


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

Students who live and study outside of Warsaw will be able to participate in online classes. 




* 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 2022/23*


17- 28 October 2022- Introduction to American Law, Professor Paul Koster

7- 18 November 2022- Torts, Professor Paul Zwier

5- 16 December 2022- Criminal Procedure, Professor Randee Waldman

20 February- 3 March 2023- Contracts, Professor Mindy Goldberg

20- 31 March 2023- Legal Writing, Professor Brandy Domengeaux

17-28 April 2023 - Legislation and Regulations, Professor Yaniv Heled

8-19 May 2023 - Business Organizations, Professor Robert Weber

24 May- 6 June 2023- Alternative Dispute Resolution, Professor Steven Kaminshine


* Please notice that the dates and topics may be changed