Trier, Germany

WTO and EU Trade Law

online course
when 25 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 20 EC
fee EUR 730

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.

Interactive Online Summer Course:
The summer course will be hosted on ERA’s own online training platform. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-quality speakers and other participants, break out into working groups and work collaboratively on case studies and quizzes. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive training experience. As the platform is hosted on our own server, the highest security settings will be applied to ensure that you can participate safely in a high-quality online training environment.

Course leader

Magdalena Kędzior

Uta Ellerhorst

Target group

Lawyers in private practice, in-house counsel, EU officials, national civil servants and other legal practitioners seeking an introduction to WTO and EU Trade Law.

Course aim

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
- 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
- International trade in times of armed conflict

Fee info

EUR 730: Standard
EUR 547: EU and ERA patrons/Young lawyers and other groups


Scholarships available (Early registration discounts)