Denmark, Aarhus

International Construction Law

when 22 July 2019 - 2 August 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 690

The course will review the nature of construction agreements as a whole and the specific features that discern them from other types of commercial contracts. The focus of the course will be on the FIDIC Conditions of Contract which are widely used internationally. The FIDIC contracts will be examined from both a civil law and a common law perspective. Relevant case law will also be quoted.

The course will deal with the legal aspects of all stages of implementation of international construction projects. More particularly, the following topics will be discussed during the course:
≥ Formation of construction contracts;
≥ Governing law;
≥ The role of the Engineer under standard form construction agreements;
≥ Rights and obligations of the Employer;
≥ Rights and obligations of the Contractor, incl. design responsibility;
≥ Sub-contractors;
≥ Breach of contract, esp. delay and defects;
≥ Remedies for breach of construction contracts, incl. termination;
≥ Variations;
≥ Securities;
≥ Risk allocation;
≥ Taking over and Completion;
≥ Dispute resolution with an emphasis on dispute adjudication and arbitration.

Course leader

Dimitar Kondov

Target group

Master's level

Fee info

EUR 690: Exchange students: No Fee

Freemovers, EU/EEA: 690 EUR

Freemovers, NON-EU/EEA: 2318 EUR

Books, course materials, social programme, and housing are not included in the fee.

Scholarships

No scholarships available