Specialized Summer Program on International Commercial Arbitration

June 1 - July 17, 2021

Registration opens January 1, 2021

The summer program offers practicing attorneys and students the opportunity for networking, gaining skills and career experience, and specializing 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 on how international commercial arbitration function. The program begins with general courses during the first week and continues with more specific issues. 

We hope we will be able to offer on-campus courses this summer or a combination of online and face-to-face teaching.  The university will continue to evaluate the best approach for the summer 2021 classes based on safety conditions and health guidance, and we will provide updates as soon as possible.

The Summer Program is open to:  

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

  2. U.S. Practitioners for a 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.  See Academic Calendar for more information. Visiting students, Visiting JD, and LL.M Students must complete the registration form available here. More

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