The Hague, Netherlands

International Arbitration Training Course

when 1 July 2019 - 5 July 2019
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 950

The International Arbitration Training Course, offered by Leiden Law School in cooperation with the Permanent Court of Arbitration, focuses on the theory and practice of international arbitration as a distinct field of the law and field of legal practice. It covers international commercial arbitration, investment treaty arbitration and inter-state arbitration.

Besides a general course on the principles and practice of international arbitration, the programme offers several thematic courses on certain aspects of international arbitration, such as recognition and enforcement of arbitral awards and institutional arbitration, as well as area-specific courses.The programme for the 2019 edition will be made public soon.

This training course offers a unique opportunity to learn from established academics and world-renowned arbitrators. You will gain first-hand knowledge on arbitration cases right in the heart of The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice. The course also offers plenty of opportunities to network with fellow students and practitioners from all over the world. And last but not least, The Hague is a wonderful place to stay!

Course leader

Mr. Brooks Daly, Deputy Secretary-General, Permanent Court of Arbitration
Prof. Dr. Eric de Brabandere, Professor of International Dispute Settlement Law, Leiden University
Prof. Dr. Henk J. Snijders, Professor of Civil Law and Civil Procedure, Leiden U

Target group

The course is targeted towards practitioners who seek to enlarge their vision or discover a new field of practice, and scholars seeking to gain expertise in the application of concepts and norms within the field of international arbitration. Advanced law students, researchers and professionals with a demonstrated interest in the topic are invited to apply.

Credits info

The participants will receive a certificate of participation after completion of the programme.
Furthermore, we can issue a statement regarding the amount of ECTS credits we would assign to this course, based on the number of hours in class, preparation time and assignments, keeping in mind that 1 ECTS equals 28 hours of study. Your university can then evaluate this course and decide whether they will indeed award ECTS credits.

Fee info

EUR 950: The tuition fee for the 2019 session is €950. The fee includes access to the course materials, a certificate of participation, a guided tour of the Peace Palace (subject to availability), lunches and refreshments on class days, a course dinner and a drinks reception.


Unfortunately, there are no scholarships available for this course.