IMPORTANT! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the first component of the Program (IBTSLP) has been postponed until June 2022. At the same, the deadline for those who want to apply to the LL.M. Program and begin with the American Law Program has been extended until July 3, 2021. The results of the application procedure will be  announced by mid-August. Applicants beginning with the American Law Program in October 2021 will then take either the IBTSLP or DC summer semester during summer of 2022.


  1. The application and payment deadlines below refer to when they are received, not when they are sent.

  2. Students may change the order of the components with the approval of the CUA program director. For example, occasionally an LL.M. student needs to take the DC summer component (CUA summer) before taking the International Business and Trade Law Summer Program (IBTLSP) in Krakow.

  3. The schedule with dates and times for the American Law Program courses will be available on the ALP website at before its commencement.

Application Deadline

April 11, 2021

Complete applications with all attachments must be submitted in electronic form (see: Contact).
Students who miss this deadline may still apply, but should contact the LL.M. Coordinators in advance. Students also have the option to apply at another point in the calendar year and commence with one of the other components of the program. For more information, contact or 

Results of the Application Procedure Announced

End of April 2021

Admitted candidates will receive the Statement of Understanding with their offer of admission. Late candidates may expect a reply within three weeks.

Program Enrollment including First Tuition Installment

Students become enrolled in the program upon submission of the signed Statement of Understanding and payment of the first tuition installment.

  1. A signed copy of the Statement of Understanding must be mailed or delivered by the candidate to both the Catholic University and Jagiellonian University Program offices.

  2. The first tuition installment (25%) must be paid to The Catholic University of America at least three weeks before the start of the first component (IBTSLP). An applicant joining the program not in accordance to the suggested schedule may request an adjusted payment schedule.

Begin Summer Program in Krakow (Component 1)
Mid June 2021 (tentative)

End Summer Program in Krakow
Mid July 2021 (tentative)

Final Tuition Installment
September 2021
Second installment of the tuition (75%) due. See: Financial Conditions.

Begin American Law Program (Component 2) See: courses offered
October 2021

End American Law Program
Early May 2022

Begin Summer Session in Washington, D.C. (Component 3)
Late May 2022

End Summer Session in Washington, D.C.
July 2022