The Summer Law Programs Abroad are open to students who have completed one year of full-time or part-time law studies who are in good standing at an ABA-approved or state accredited law school. The program is also open to LL.M. candidates and practicing lawyers. The Summer Abroad Programs are accredited by the American Bar Association. Program participants can earn a total of six credits. Applicants who intend to transfer credits should inquire about their law school's policy on that issue.
The Specialized Summer Programs in D.C. are open to practitioners for a Certificate of Attendance or Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit. JD and LLM candidates can earn academic credit. Visiting students can apply to use up to 4 credits toward an LLM degree from the Washington College of Law. Number of credits vary depending on program and registration.
NOTE: WCL is an accredited CLE provider for Virginia, Pennsylvania ( and accreditation will be applied for with these states, together with any other states as requested. Per ABA Standards, students seeking academic credit for work earned in a specialized summer program or Institute may register for up to two credits per week.
Please see specific program websites for more information on credits and applying for CLE.