Admission for academic year 2023/24


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

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 July 15, 2023

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 2023/24 is 3.600 PLN.

Tuition for graduates: The tuition for graduates is 6.500 PLN.

Tuition for Legal Trainees (aplikanci): This academic year there is a special discount rate in the amount of 20% for legal trainees (aplikanci: radcowscy, adwokaccy, sędziowscy, notarialni)

The amount of tuition for the legal trainees for the one year program in 2023/24 is 5.200 PLN.

Tuition for advocates, legal counselors, judges, notaries and all graduates of the University of Warsaw:This academic year there is a special discount rate in the amount of 10% for legal counselors, attorneys, judges, prosecutors and notaries.

The amount of a tuition for the legal counselors, attorneys, judges and notaries for the one year program in 2023/24 is 5.850 PLN.

Candidates who send complete recruitment documents by May 15, 2023 will be able to take advantage of the early bird special discount of PLN 250. The tuition fee must be paid by September 31, 2023.

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

Classes will be held in personat 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 2023/24*


16- 27 October 2023- Introduction to American Law, Professor Leila Lawlor (GSU)

6- 17 November 2023 - Torts, Professor Leslie Wolf (GSU)

4-15 December 2023- TBA

19 February- 1 March 2024- Business Organizations, Professor Cass Brewer (GSU)

11- 22 March 2024- Alternative Dispute Resolution, Professor Michael Athans (Emory)

15-26 April 2024- Family Law- Professor Melissa Carter (Emory)

6- 17 May 2024- Legal Writing, Professor Nancy Daspit (Emory)

3 -14 June 2024- TBA


* Please notice that the dates and topics may be changed