Greece, Thessaloniki

International Aspects and Issues of Energy Law

when 1 July 2015 - 10 July 2015
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 250

The first Summer Course to be hosted by the Foundation in the historical city of Thessaloniki from 1 to 10 July 2015 examined the ever-increasing importance of energy law and was titled “International Aspects and Issues of Energy Law”.

International Energy Law is a field in motion. From the industrial revolution onwards energy considerations have shaped international politics and in the last decades, international energy law has developed dynamically: sharing of energy resources, transnational investments in the energy sector, free trade and state subsidies, the proliferation of international energy agreements and the ensuing disputes, energy security and the environmental impact of energy activities are only some of the pressing issues that international law is called to regulate today.

Course leader

The Faculty of the 2015 session includes, among others: Catherine Redgwell (University of Oxford), August Reinisch (University of Vienna), Andreas Ziegler (University of Lausanne), Andrea Bjorklund (McGill University), Anastasia Strati (Greek MFA and Euro

Target group

The Thessaloniki Summer Course on International Aspects and Issues of Energy Law is open to students, especially LLM students and PhD candidates, researchers and practitioners from all over the world with a keen interest in the topic. In the framework of the course, participants will have the chance to engage in discussions and interact with some of the most renowned scholars in the field.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to introduce the topic of international energy law in all its facets, and engage students in discussions on advanced topics in the relevant field. The course combines theoretical presentations and practical applications and aims at providing valuable skills both at the professional and the academic level.

Fee info

EUR 250: Early-bird application: Candidates applying until 1 March 2015 will get a reduced application fee of 250€.
EUR 300: Later applications: Closing date for late applications is 1 June 2015 and the application fee is 300€.


The Foundation may offer a limited number of scholarships upon its discretion to candidates who are nationals of non-EU and non-OECD countries and hold a law degree at the time of application. For more info, please visit the summer course's webpage.