Fees (Summer 2018)

Washington, DC: May 29 - June 22, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland: June 25 - July 13, 2018


WCL Academic Credit
$1,988 per credit (courses are 1 or 2 credits)


Certificate of Completion (non-credit)
1 course = $1,250
2 courses = $2,050
3 courses = $2,850
4 courses = $3,650

Geneva (includes student housing and local transportation)

WCL Academic Credit
$1,988 per credit (2 courses for 2 credits each = $7,952)


Certificate of Completion (non-credit)
$4,100 (2 courses)

PIOLD Refund Policy: Application fees and seat deposits are non-refundable. Refunds for academic credit tuition are made in accordance with standard American University policies through the AU Student Accounts office (http://www.american.edu/aucentral/). Course fees for non-credit Certificate of Completion participants are generally non-refundable, with exceptions due to extenuating circumstances made on a case by case basis. In the event of a course cancellation, participants are encouraged to transfer to another course in the program or can receive a refund for the cancelled course.

Non-Refundable Application Fee for All Participants Going to Geneva: $100

The Application Fee is not part of tuition but is a separate administrative fee.

Due at time of application (applications are accepted on a rolling basis - please note that programs often fill up before their deadlines).

WCL students who are only taking courses in Washington will register for courses through the regular summer session registration process at my.american.edu when registration opens in April (no application fee).

Non-WCL participants who are only taking courses in Washington pay an application fee of $65.

Non-Refundable Seat Deposit for All Participants Going to Geneva: $500

Due three (3) weeks after you have been notified that your application was accepted.

The Seat Deposit is the first $500 of the total fees due for the program. Its purpose is to cover the deposits for accommodations in Geneva and to hold your place in the program.
Visiting Academic Credit Students will need to be in touch with the program coordinator in order to work with the Registrar and Financial Aid offices regarding transfers.

Additional program costs for which students are responsible include airfare, food, any visa charges, and personal expenses.