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Expenses, Travel & Housing

2016 Total Academic Tuition and Fees*   $11,236  see below for payment deadlines 
Tuition1 and Fees  Amount  Due Date
Non Refundable Application Fee2  $100
due at time of application (applications accepted on a rolling basis until March 15 - please note that programs often fill up well before this date)
Non Refundable Seat Deposit3  $500
due three (3) weeks after you have been notified that your application was received
Tuition Balance Due  $10,636
May 1, 2016
1Tuition includes the following: 1) 6 hours of credit from American University Washington College of Law, 2) housing during the program; 3) transportation and admission to required site visits, and; 4) health insurance during the program.
2Application Fee is not part of tuition but is a separate administrative fee 
3Seat Deposit is the first $500 of the total $11,136 tuition due for the program 
*Additional program costs for which students are responsible include roundtrip transportation from the United States, food, any visa charges and personal expenses.

Program tuition is $11,136, which is the cost of 6 law school credits. There is also a $100 application fee due at the time of application.  At no additional cost, the Program includes housing, reading materials, health insurance during the official dates of the Program, organized tours, receptions, and transportation to Program activities.

Participants must make their own arrangements for travel between their home country and Istanbul. Travel arrangements are the sole responsibility of each participant. The Program does not incur any liability for those arrangements.

You need a passport and visa to travel to Turkey. For purposes of the program, you can purchase a 90-day sticker visa at the port of entry for $20 (U.S.) cash (as of 11/2014).

For further information, contact the Embassy of the Republic of Turkey at 2525 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20008, telephone: (202) 612-6700, or the Turkish Consulates General in Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, or New York.

Housing is provided on the Yeditepe University campus. Each private room is equipped with a bathroom.

The Program will try to ensure that accessible housing is available upon student request. Students with special needs are asked to contact the Director to discuss arrangements and to be certified. Reasonable efforts will be made to address special needs.


Stephen Wermiel
Professor of Practice of Constitutional Law
Director, Summer Law Program in Turkey
American University Washington College of Law
4801 Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Ste. 300
Washington, D.C. 20016
Telephone: (202) 274-4263