Intensive Summer Course in International Commercial Arbitration

  • Location: Paris, ICC headquarters
  • Date: 15/07/2013 - 19/07/2013
  • Event Type: Course
  • Language: English
The Intensive Summer Course will take place in Paris on 15-18 July. This is an academic and professional collaboration between the Academic Center of Law and Business (CLB) in Ramat-Gan, Israel, and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) in Paris, France.

The Intensive Summer Course is designed to provide outstanding law students, interested in international arbitration, international trade, or private international law, an opportunity for an in-depth training in international commercial arbitration, and in the practice and workings of the ICC’s International Court of Arbitration. Students will also become acquainted with the ICC’s policy work through presentations by several of its Commissions.

The classes will be taught largely by the ICC and ICC Court staff as well as by international arbitration practitioners from leading Paris law firms. Participation is limited to 40 students, who will likely originate from various countries with different legal systems.


Students who attend the full program will be awarded an official certificate from the ICC approving their participation in the program.

Application Process:

Participation is limited to 40 students.
The program is open to law students who have completed their first academic year with an average grade of B+ and above (85 and above). The course requires a high proficiency—reading, writing, and spoken—in the English language.

Applicants should submit their CV along with a short letter of intent, explaining their interest in participating in the program to

The closing date for applications is 15 June 2013. Students will receive notice by e-mail regarding acceptance into the program.

The arbitration component of the course will focus on theoretical and practical aspects of international arbitration in general, as well as arbitrations conducted under the ICC Rules of Arbitration in particular, covering topics such as arbitration agreements, arbitral tribunals, jurisdiction, procedure, and arbitral awards. Students will acquire a practical step by step understanding of how arbitral proceedings are conducted under the 2012 ICC Rules of Arbitration, and the skills required to conduct a successful international arbitration. An insight into the ICC policy work will also be provided on topics such as model contracts, trade and investment, intellectual property, financial services or banking techniques.


International Chamber of Commerce

38 cours Albert 1er

75008 Paris


The program will provide a list of recommended hotels within the close vicinity of the ICC headquarters. These hotels will provide discounted rates to ICC’s Summer Course participants. Participants will be responsible for making hotel reservations and paying the costs of the hotels.

Event registration fees

Partner university students: €150

Non-partner university students: €300

Travel, accommodation, or insurance excluded. These fees are the responsibility of each student or his/her university.

Registration on

College of Law & Business website: