What is the Summer School of civil law ?
International legal meeting for Civil law and legal culture, this event brings together every year many students and legal practitioners from all around the world.
In 2021, the Summer School is back in a 100% digital format, from June 29th to July 29th, considering travel restrictions due to the health crisis.
Our ambition remains the same : to provide all participants with a body of knowledge on civil law, its evolution and its influence on legal and economic models around the world.
The richness of our Summer School lies in the quality of the education which comes from the prestigious and internationally renowned University of Paris 2 Panthéon-Assas as well as in the diversity of the legal cultures represented. We are particularly attached to the international dimension of this event, both from the point of view of the participants and of the promotion of different legal cultures, which lead to privileged moments of meeting and debate.
The courses are available in three different languages: French, English and Spanish.
The courses, taught by eminent law professors and practitioners, with different fields of expertise and backgrounds, will be held this year only in digital format.
The program comprises four mandatory courses… :
- Introduction to Continental Legal Culture (8 hours)
- European and International Contract Law (8 hours)
- Settlement of International Disputes (8 hours)
- Constitutional Law and Fundamental Freedoms (4 hours)
… and one optional course (choose one course among the following three):
- International Familial Property Law (8 hours) or
- Digital Law – Protection of Personal Data (8 hours) or
- Introduction to OHADA law – only for the French-speaking stream (8 hours)
Detailed course descriptions are available here
Course schedule from 29 June to 29 July 2021, 100% online
For the French-speaking stream, classes will be held from Monday to Friday from 18:00 to 20:00 (Paris time).
For the English-speaking and Spanish-speaking streams, classes will be held from Monday to Friday from 17:00 to 19:00 (Paris time).
Exceptional changes may occur.
If successful at the final examination, participants will be awarded a Training Certificate in Civil Law delivered by the University Panthéon-Assas (Paris II).
The Foundation for Civil Law will organize online meetings with the main French legal actors, including lawyers, notaries, court commissioners, commercial court clerks, court-appointed receivers and company lawyers.
At the end of the Summer University, participants can have the chance to join the Association of Friends for Civil Law (A2DC), and becoming part of a wide-ranging network of legal actors around the world.
The Summer School targets people (students, legal pratitioners, etc.) who have already graduated from a three-year legal course.
A good level of language skills will be required in each of the courses offered: English, French or Spanish.
The registration fees is 619 €.
Scholarships can be exceptionally granted on justified request.
Application for the 2021 Summer School is now closed !
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