American University Washington College of Law's Specialized Summer Programs offer foreign attorneys, business professionals, and representatives of international organizations the opportunity to explore specific subjects pertinent to issues within and across professions. Hosted at the law school's campus in Washington, D.C., these programs offer practitioners the opportunity to network with colleagues from around the world.
Please visit the individual program pages for details on fees and the application process. Most courses are presented in English unless otherwise noted. International participants should register through the online application located on each program's web page. You may register for courses from multiple programs when selecting courses in the application.
Please visit the list of Summer Programs in Washington D.C., or visit the individual program's web pages:
- U.S. & International Anti-Corruption Law
- Environmental Law
- Health Law and Policy
- Human Rights & Humanitarian Law
- Hospitality & Tourism Law
- Intellectual Property
- International Commercial Arbitration
- International Communications Regulation and Policy
- International Organizations, Law and Diplomacy
- Law and Government
- Litigation Skills Training
- Legal English
- Program on Judicial Reform in Latin America & the U.S.
Application Deadline: Varies by program, but visas must be requested at least one month in advance of the program's start date.
Visa Information: As this is a professional development program, participants should request a B-1 visa when applying for entry into the United States. Please be sure to indicate your Visa requirement needs when registering for any of our programs. Visit the U.S. Department of State's website for information on the Visa process and the Visa Waiver Program: https://travel.state.gov/content/visas/en.html