Trier, Germany

WTO and EU Trade Law

online course
when 28 June 2021 - 2 July 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 16 EC
fee EUR 690

This online summer course will provide participants with comprehensive knowledge of the fundamentals of WTO and EU trade law as well as EU investment law. The course will focus on case-studies, applying instruments and concepts learned during the presentations to trade law practice.

Key topics

Key features of substantive WTO law
Concrete operation of the WTO dispute settlement mechanism
The reform of EU trade defence instruments and the new EU methodology for dumping calculation: key features and novelties
Implementing the Union Customs Code: main changes and challenges
Assessing key existing and forthcoming EU free trade agreements
Dispute settlement: proposal for a new investment court system and new FDI screening mechanism
EU bilateral investment agreements
Brexit and trade: key elements of the EU-UK Trade Deal

Course leader

Dr Magdalena Kędzior

Target group

The online course is aimed at lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, EU officials, civil servants and other legal practitioners seeking an introduction to WTO and EU trade law

Credits info

16 EC
The Academy of European Law’s conferences and seminars meet the standard requirements for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) recognition

Fee info

EUR 690: Early registration discount


With the generous support of the Friends of ERA the Academy provides scholarships for lawyers, judges, prosecutors and officials from EU member states, candidate countries and potential candidates who otherwise could not afford to attend the events.