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SpicyIP Tidbit: Announcing 3rd WTI–CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy


Centre for WTO Studies – IIFT

We’re happy to announce an exciting opportunity for those of our readers interested in international trade law and policy. The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland (WTI) and the Centre for WTO Studies at the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India (CWS) are launching the 3rd WTI–CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy.
The course will cover, inter alia, the basics of some multilateral agreements, trade remedies, investment law, and IP components of trade agreements. The Centre for WTO Studies provides a refund of course fees for law students who meet the minimum attendance criteria and who meet the minimum pass percentage of 60% of all components of the Final Evaluation.

Read on for more details about the course:

Course Duration: May 23 – June 17, 2016 (Four Weeks)

Location: Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi – 110016.

Eligibility:
All law students enrolled in any legal course in India, either at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. Preference will be given to students who have prior exposure to issues relating to International Trade Law.

The Joint Academy is also open to Indian legal professionals. In addition, legal professionals can attend specific modules. This option is not available for students.

The maximum number of participants that will be selected for the Joint Academy is 30 (thirty). Past participants are requested not to re-apply.

Fees:

For Law Students- INR 10,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy)
For Legal Professionals- INR 25,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy)
INR 7,000/- per weekly module (For applicants applying for specific modules)

The fees do not cover additional costs such as meals, housing or local transportation of the particpants. Lunch and tea on days of classes will be provided at the venue.

The Centre for WTO Studies provides a refund of course fees for law students who meet the minimum attendance criteria and who meet the minimum pass percentage of 60% of all components of the Final Evaluation.

Application Procedure:
Interested candidates are required to fill up the Application Form (downloadable from the official website) for the Joint Academy, and send the same, along with their updated CV to jointacademy[at]iift.edu

The final date for submission of applications is March 15, 2016.

More details of the course are available on its official website and in the Joint Academy Call for Applications.

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