Turku, Finland

Contemporary International Trade

blended course
when 5 August 2024 - 16 August 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 5 EC
fee EUR 75

The course offers a general introduction to the World International Trade Law (WTO Law) and EU trade perspectives.

The course offers an introduction to international trade, thus, exploring the structure, principles, main WTO Agreements shaping international trade within the WTO and the challenges that emerged during the COVID Pandemic.

Analyzing non-discrimination principles embodying GATT, GATS, the TRIPS Agreements will enable students to understand the functioning and challenged of international trade in times of crisis.

The WTO has provided the framework for liberalization of trade, in this course you will learn: 1, about the interaction between the EU and WTO; and 2. the forced or challenge evolution of international trade during the pandemic.

The study of the relationship between WTO and EU will consist of the analysis of the status of the EU in the WTO, and the legal effect of WTO law in the EU.

Contact teaching in Turku 5 August – 16 August. The start and/or finish of the course is completed online. 20 contact hours; Hybrid mode.

Course leader

University of Turku

Dhanay Cadillo Chandler, PhD

Target group

Undergraduate students with at least two years completed of Bachelor’s studies in any field.

Course aim

The student will be able to

- analyze current issues for the liberalization of trade, EU, and the WTO;
- critically understand the multilateral trading system;
- You have a broad knowledge about international trade and the interplay across the different actors taking part in international trade

Fee info

EUR 75: The course fee includes:

- Registering to the course and customer service
- Teaching, study facilities in Turku