Netherlands, Utrecht (Utrecht City Campus)

Summer Institute for International Law & Policy

when 1 June 2013 - 13 July 2013
duration 6 weeks
credits 5 ECTS
fee EUR 6200

This six week-long program will focus on courses related to international and comparative law and the international institutions located in The Hague and Brussels. Courses taught at this summer institute include:Atrocity Law and Policy, International Criminal Law and Procedure, Contemporary Developments in International Human Rights Law, The Law of Wistleblowing in Comparative Perspective, The Legal Regulation of Childhood, Global Issues in Patent Law and Policy.

Course leader

Prof. Leila Sadat and prof. Michael Scharf

Target group

Admission is open to any law student at an ABA accredited law school, as well as any student enrolled in a Canadian or European university law programme, who is in good academic standing as determined by their home school and who at the time of the summer programme will have completed the first year of full-time study or its equivalent in part-time study.

Course aim

This six week-long program will focus on courses related to international and comparative law and the international institutions located in The Hague and Brussels.

Credits info

5 ECTS
Certificate of Attendance

Fee info

EUR 6200: Course + course materials + housing

There are three separate fees for the Summer Institute:

1. A non-refundable $100 application fee that must accompany your application.
2. A $500 non-refundable deposit due within two weeks of notification of acceptance.
3. An additional $2,000 (for one session) or $3,500 (for both sessions) for tuition, reading materials, and activities.

Housing in Utrecht is scarce and very expensive. As such, and subject to exception only with advance approval in extraordinary circumstances, students from outside The Netherlands must stay at the Apollo Hotel Utrecht City Centre, where we have negotiated a special rate. First session hotel rates for a shared double room are 80.85 Euros per night (for a total of 1697.85 Euros or approximately $2200); second session rates are 59.85 Euros per night (for a total of 1256.85 Euros or approximately $1650). The total for both sessions is 2954.70 Euros (approximately $3850). Prices include tax, breakfasts, and inroom Internet access. You must pay the hotel at check in. Single rooms are available during each period for double the shared-room rate.

Scholarships

A small number of full-time excellent Utrecht University students are eligible for a scholarship if they can demostrate in a motivation letter that their participation would add to the student body and the class atmosphere. Scholarship recipients will not

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