Specialized Summer Program on International Commercial Arbitration

May 26 – June 11, 2020

registration opens December 1, 2019
To pre-register, please send an email to arbitration@wcl.american.edu

The summer program offers practicing attorneys and students the opportunity to network, gain skills, specialize and boost your career in the field of arbitration.  

This three-week Program exposes practitioners and students to critical skills and practical insights into handling arbitration cases under various arbitration systems. The program brings together world-renowned practitioners and arbitrators who will present six courses-seminars in English and three in Spanish designed for professional development. 

Please note that while the full program is three weeks, participants can also register separately for one or more of the four-day courses.

The summer curriculum was carefully designed with the idea of providing participants a comprehensive understanding of how international commercial arbitration works. The program begins with general courses during the first week and continues with more specific issues. Luncheons and networking activities provide participants with the opportunity to exchange information and interact with their peers and expert instructors.

The Summer Program is open to:  

  1. Foreign Attorneys for a certificate of completion (Diploma) or attendance. More

  2. U.S. Practitioners for continuing legal education (CLE) credit and/or certificate of completion (Diploma) or attendance. More

  3. WCL & Visiting  J.D. and LL.M. candidates for academic credit. More

WCL J.D. or LL.M. Students who would to take summer courses for academic credit do not require a special application. Please enroll through your my.american.edu account. Registration opens March 2020 Please see Academic Calendar for more information. Visiting students. Visiting JD and LLM Students must complete the registration form available here. More

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