1st WTI-CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy 2014
The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland and the Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India are pleased to announce the launch of the 1st WTI - CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy from May 26 - June 20, 2014 at New Delhi.
The Joint Academy aims to provide law students and legal professionals in India a rare opportunity to deepen their knowledge on aspects of International Trade Law and Policy. Taught by distinguished academics and practitioners from India and abroad, the Joint Academy will equip participants with theoretical and practical insights into various issues relating to global trade.
Date: 26th May - 20th June, 2014 (Four weeks)
Venue: Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi
The Legal Foundations of Contemporary Trade and Investment Regulation
Trade in Services and Intellectual Property Rights
The Law of Goods Trade: Tariffs, Agriculture, SPS and TBT
The Law and Policy of Trade Remedies
Who can apply?
The Joint Academy is open to all law students enrolled in any legal course in India, either at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. Preference will be given to students who have prior exposure to issues relating to International Trade Law.
Limited seats are also available for Indian legal professionals having a keen interest in the field of International Trade Law. Preference will, however, be given to legal professionals who have prior exposure to or experience in issues relating to International Trade Law.
Legal professionals can attend specific modules, in a flexible, "à la carte" manner. Please note this option is not available to law students. Intake for the Joint Academy will be up to 25 participants.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates are required to fill in the application form for the Joint Academy, and send the same, along with their updated CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application form in MS Word can be downloaded from here: http://wtocentre.iift.ac.in. Paper applications for the Joint Academy will not be accepted.
- All applications for the Joint Academy should be received by 25th March, 2014 (5.30 PM IST).
- Candidates will be notified of their selection by 1st April, 2014.
- Selected candidates will be required to make payment of the fees by 8th April, 2014.
Failure to pay fees by the above date will result in rejection of application.
Tuition Fee Structure:
- For Law Students: INR 10,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy)
- For Legal Professionals: INR 25,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy) INR 7,000/- per weekly module (For applicants going for specific modules)
Please note that the above fees do not cover other costs such as meals, housing or local transportation of the participants.
Download Notification, Application Form