Application Process

Important Dates - 2014 Program

Application Opens Dec 1, 2013

Application Deadline *

May 1, 2014

Course Fees Due

May 16, 2014


May 26, 2014

Classes Begin

May 27, 2014

Classes End

June 13, 2014

Exam Period

June 14 - July 9

Please read this before applying:

We will begin accepting application as of December 1, 2013. Application review starts on January 1, 2014.

Please try to use Internet Explorer when applying.

You must fill out the online application

Please be sure to attach the following to your application:

  • Curriculum Vitae (max 3 pages)
  • Letter of Interest (max 1 page)

You will be able to pay the application fee with a credit card: $70



Along with your application you will need to submit your CV or resume and a letter of interest. Only complete and paid applications will be reviewed. We will confirm receipt of your application within 2 business days. If you do not receive the email confirmation, please contact us at


*Applications received after this date (11:59PM EST) will be assessed a $100 application fee. After this date, we will only accept applications of individuals who already have a visa or do not need one. If you need a visa, please consult with the embassy in your country to determine if you have sufficient time for your visa to be processed.

*American University law students do not need to apply to the Program of Advanced Studies on Human Rights and Humanitarian Law. They are eligible to register for the courses as though they are registering for their other courses. The summer registration period opens on April 8, 2014.