Specialized Summer Program on International Commercial Arbitration

May 29 – June 14, 2018

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This three-week Summer 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 seminars designed for professional development. 

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) J.D. and LL.M. candidates from WCL and other institutions (visiting students) 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 at the end of March. Please see Academic Calendar for more information. Visiting students. Visiting JD and LLM Students must contact the Registrar’s Office. More

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2018 Summer Program Scholarship

Deadline: March 14, 2018

In order to be eligible for the scholarship, the candidate must have prior experience in arbitration. Please indicate any experience: practicing experience, teaching and participation in moot competitions.