Trams offer an inexpensive and efficient method of commuting in The Hague.


The Program tuition for 2015 is $10,812, which is the cost of six (6) law school credits. There is also a $100 application fee due at the time of application. At no additional cost, the Program includes housing, reading materials, health insurance during the official dates of the Program, organized tours, receptions, and transportation to Program activities. Participants are responsible for the cost of all international travel, most meals (approximately $30 per day), the cost of commuting to and from classes (about $3-5 per day if using public trams or bicycle rental), and any visa charges required.

All non-WCL students who will be sending a consortium agreement to WCL: Please make sure to write the name of the specific program and a contact email address on the agreement before submitting the documents.


2015 Hague Summer Program

2015 Total Academic Tuition and Fees**** 


$   10,912.00


See below for payment deadlines 

Tuition* and Fees  Amount  Due Date
Non Refundable Application Fee**  $ 100.00

due at time of application (applications accepted on a rolling basis until March 15 - please note that programs often fill up well before this date)


Non Refundable Seat Deposit***  $ 500.00

due three (3) weeks after you have been notified that your application was received


Tuition Balance Due  $ 10,312.00


*Tuition includes the following: 1) 6 hours of credit from American University Washington College of Law, 2) housing from May 17 to June 13 2015) transportation and admission to required site visits and weekend visit to Amsterdam.   
**Application Fee is not part of tuition but is a separate administrative fee 
***Seat Deposit is the first $500 of the total $10,812 tuition due for the program 
**** Additional program costs for which students are responsible include roundtrip transportation from the United States, food, local transportation, any visa charges and personal expenses.


Participants must make their own arrangements for travel between their home country and The Hague, the Netherlands. Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of each participant. The Program does not incur any liability for those arrangements.

Participants stay in apartments in the city center, near Den Haag Centraal Train Station.


Housing is provided to students at no additional cost. Students share furnished apartments in the center of the Hague.

Passport and Visa

A passport is required for travel to the Netherlands. U.S. citizens with valid passports do not need a visa to travel to the Netherlands for under three months. It is the responsibility of citizens of other countries to obtain a visa, if required, from the Royal Netherlands Embassy in Washington, DC. Students not holding valid passports at the time of application should take immediate steps to obtain them.


This Program has never been cancelled. However, should a security situation or other force majeure require cancellation, students will be notified by email.

Persons with Disabilities

The Program will try to ensure that accessible housing is available upon student request.