LAIAC is designed for professionals who already deal or seek to deal with international arbitration, and advanced students. The program is not restricted to lawyers in private practice, it is also suited for in-house counsel and government or public sector professionals who deal with arbitration.
The 2020 LAIAC edition will take place online from 20 July 2020 to 7 August 2020.
Applications to the LAIAC 2020 online edition are open until 31 May 2020.
Applicants shall submit a complete file via the Geneva Summer Schools' application page. Please read carefully the instructions provided there.
The following documents will be required:
It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that all documents are effectively accessible (e.g. no password protection) via a web link, as required on the application page. Application deadlines will be striclty enforced. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
The course is primarily designed for:
Decisions on applications to LAIAC will be communicated on a rolling basis. Candidates are therefore encouraged to apply as soon as possible. The second round of applications is currently open.
Upon notification of admission, successful applicants will be invited to follow the payment instructions which will be communicated to them to secure their seat. All banking information will be provided to successful applicants within the admission email.
Tuition fee for LAIAC is CHF 700.
Government officials benefit from a reduced tuition fee of CHF 500 .
Students benefit from a reduced tuition fee of CHF 300 subject to them providing a proof of affiliation to an academic institution/university.
The tuition fees include all program materials and access to the software by which the lectures will be delivered.
Thanks to the support of generous sponsors, LAIAC offers a limited number of scholarships in the form of partial fee waivers. These scholarships will be available for outstanding applicants who demonstrate a need for financial aid.
All participants having fully attended the program will receive a LAIAC Certificate of Attendance. The length of the program amounts to four credits, European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System credits (4 ECTS credits).
More information about ECTS credits is available here.