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Costs 2015

EU Business Law and WTO Trade Practice Georgia Law Summer Program in Brussels and Geneva

Estimated Tuition and Fees 2015 

Tuition and fees*: $2,450 
Program fee:    $1,200
Application fee: $   300
Visiting student fee*:  $  250

Estimated Total - $3,950  (visiting students: $4,200) Includes class instruction, educational materials, opening/closing reception, and all organized legal and cultural visits.

Early enrollment is strongly encouraged. Overall enrollment is capped at 35 participants and admission is on a rolling basis.

*Visiting Students pay an additional $250.00. This fee is waived for Georgia residents, students in the University of Georgia system or member institutions of the SEC. This fee is charged in lieu of higher out-of-state tuition rates, since "visiting" students participating in UGA study abroad programs are charged in-state tuition rates rather than out-of-state rates. If you have questions about whether you are a "visiting" student for tuition purposes, please contact Laura Kagel, Assistant Director, Dean Rusk Center at or 706.542.5141.


Estimated Total Program Cost 2015 (subject to change)

Tuition & Fees  (see above for details)  $3,950 (Visiting students: $4,200)

Hotel lodging (based on double occupancy, incl. tax)


Roundtrip airfare  $1,800
Meals     $980
Travel from Brussels to Geneva     $120
Total  $8,050 (Visiting students: $8,300)


Financial Aid

Applicants who wish to apply for financial aid should please contact their home institution's financial aid office well in advance for information regarding eligibility and allow 6 to 8 weeks for loan processing.

UGA law students who plan to apply for financial aid should contact the Office of Student Financial Aid as soon as possible. They will have documentation of the estimated program costs, but you may submit additional documentation, for example the cost of your airfare. The study abroad form can be found on their web site here: Please contact Financial Aid Advisor Lee Mattox if you have questions at or 706.542.6147.

Visiting students participating in a study abroad program Georgia Law-sponsored should request that their home institution's financial aid office send a ‘consortium agreement’ to the Office of Student Financial Aid at the University of Georgia. The agreement should be faxed to the attention of financial aid advisor Lee Mattox, at 706.542.6147, or sent as a scanned email attachment to Mr. Mattox will make sure that the form is properly completed and returned.



All participants will be covered by health insurance provided by T.W. Lord & Associates for the entire length of the program. The cost of insurance is included in the program fee. The University of Georgia will not be responsible for personal injury, illness, or property damage or loss.


Travel, Lodging and Meals

Travel Information: Program participants are responsible for obtaining a passport and making their own travel arrangements to and from Europe. No visa is required for U.S. law students. Participants will be given general information about train travel, but will arrange their own travel from Brussels to Geneva and should be aware that fares may rise as the travel date approaches.
Lodging: Students will have access to excellent, convenient housing at competitive rates (prices based on current rate of exchange). The Dean Rusk Center will make reservations in cooperation with participants. Full payment of housing costs is the responsibility of each participant.
  • Hotel Apartments: approx. $45/day per person for a standard room with double occupancy at the Citadines Apart Hotel St.-Catherine. Reservations run from June 27 - July 11, 2015. This conveniently located hotel has apartment-style accommodations with TV, WiFi, and a fully-equipped kitchen area. Single rooms are available at additional cost.
  • In Geneva, the group will stay at a hotel conveniently close to program locations and Lake Geneva. Students can choose the following options:  Triple rooms ($75); double rooms ($92); or single rooms ($143). Prices are per person and may vary due to currency fluctuations. WiFi, a breakfast buffet, and a Geneva transportation card are included and each room has TV and a kitchenette. Reservations run 5 nights from July 12 - July 17, 2015.

Meals: Average food costs are approx. $40-50/day, but food costs can be kept down by using kitchens available in the housing.


Cancellation, Withdrawal, and Reimbursement Policies:

The University of Georgia School of Law reserves the right to cancel for insufficient enrollment or under extraordinary circumstances such as natural disaster, war, political instability or emergency.  In such an event, students will be notified by email and receive a full refund, including the deposit, within twenty (20) days after the cancellation. If requested, the program director will use best efforts to arrange for applicants to enroll in a similar program.

If changes in the course offerings or other significant aspects of the program occur, or if, during the course of the program, a U.S. State Department Travel Warning or Alert is issued for either of the countries in which the program is being conducted, students will be notified promptly personally or by email and given an opportunity to withdraw from the program. Applicants who have paid a deposit or registered for the program and withdrawn under any such circumstances will be refunded fees paid except for room and board payments utilized prior to the date of withdrawal or termination.

In 2010 the Georgia Law Summer Program in Brussels & Geneva was cancelled due to the untimely death of then director Gabriel Wilner.