Switzerland, Geneva

Internet Law

when 20 June 2016 - 1 July 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 ECTS
fee CHF 2500

Study Internet Law in Geneva, where the World Wide Web was born.

Topics that will be covered include cybersecurity, digital privacy and online surveillance, free speech, consumer protection, legal issues of social media, dangers of cloud computing, Internet and telecom infrastructure, intellectual property, antitrust, and much more...

This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the framework of an Internet law clinic and to discuss cutting edge Internet law and policy issues with academics, practitioners, representatives of global policy makers, international organizations and leading institutions, including the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

For its first and second sessions (in June 2014 and 2015), the Internet l@w summer school welcomed participants from very diverse background and countries including Argentina, China, Egypt, Germany, India, Italy, Lithuania, Ukraine and the US.

Discover an international city in the heart of Europe. Participate in an exciting social programme, including excursions and social gatherings, and build a global network of new friends as well as of Internet law and policy experts.

A video testimony of participants to the 2014 edition is available here!

6 ECTS credits.

Please note: Changes to the draft program may be made at any time prior to the start of the course.

Course leader

Professor Jacques de Werra
Course Director
Faculty of Law
University of Geneva

Dr. Yaniv Benhamou
Executive Director
Faculty of Law
University of Geneva

Credits info

Each summer school will indicate its equivalence in ECTS credits in its description. Participants will be provided with a Certificate of Completion of the course if they satisfy attendance and evaluation requirements. It is the participant’s responsibility to verify the validity of the course and validate it at their home university prior to participating in the course.

Fee info

CHF 2500: Deadline: 1 May 2016

Tuition Fees: CHF 2'500

Early bird fees (Until March 1, 2016): CHF 2'000

Tuition fees do not include travel or accommodation.


A limited number of competitive excellence scholarships are available.