Admission Requirements and Registration

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Certificate of Attendance

Admission:

All seminars are offered for professional development. To apply, candidates must:

  • hold a law degree either from a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association or from a foreign law school with equivalent standards;

  • Be enrolled in a law degree program at a U.S. law school accredited by the American Bar Association or a foreign law school with equivalent standards and have completed the first year of law school.

Candidates with direct experience in International Arbitration that do not hold a law degree are eligible to apply. Please send a CV and statement of interest to arbitration@wcl.american.edu

This option is available to participants who do not wish to take the exam.

All participants are expected to attend 90% of all course sessions in order to receive the certificate.

Registration:

Please click here to access the online form. A US$65 non-refundable application fee must be sent with the registration form.
We only accept payment made with the following credit cards: Visa and MasterCard.

Fees

CLE Credit

Admission:

This option is available only to practitioners licensed to practice law in the US. WCL is an accredited provider for
Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York and will seek accreditation for all other states as requested.

Continuing legal education (CLE) is professional education of lawyers that takes place after their initial admission
to the bar. In many states in the US, it is a requirement for attorneys to maintain their license to practice law.

CLE per session: 12 CLE credits (14 if NY)
Cost: Included in tuition

Registration:

Please click here to access the online form. A US$65 non-refundable application fee must be sent with the registration form. We only accept payment made with the following credit cards: Visa and MasterCard.

NOTE: a US$65 non-refundable application fee must be sent with the registration form.

Fees

Certificate of Completion (Diploma)

Admission:

This option is only available to individuals with a law degree. Participants must take at least 3 seminars, attend at
least 90% of all sessions and pass the exams

Registration:

Please click here to access the online form. A US$65 non-refundable application fee must be sent with the registration form.
We only accept payment made with the following credit cards: Visa and MasterCard.

Fees

Program Changes & Withdrawals

Applicants who have registered or paid a deposit will be informed promptly of any changes in the Summer Program's offerings and, in the unlikely event of a seminar cancellation, will receive a full refund for the course (excluding the application fee of $65, which is non-refundable).

Refund is only available if you withdraw before the start of classes. Cancellations after that time will not be refunded, however, seminar materials will be provided. Substitutions will be considered. Requests for refunds should be directed to the International Arbitration Program. The address is as follows:

Center on International Commercial Arbitration
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Ave, Suite 304
Washington, DC 20016-8181
Tel: 202-274-4321
Fax: 202-274-4226
arbitration@wcl.american.edu

Cancellation Policy

Written cancellation received three business days prior to the course will be fully refunded (arbitration@wcl.american.edu). Cancellations after that time will not be refunded, however, course materials will be sent and access to webcasts will be provided. Substitutions will be considered.