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Course: Ocean Governance for Africa

Deadline for applications to the Course in Ocean Governance for Africa is 19 April 2020 with the International Ocean Institute. The course is intended for mid-career professionals, educators, researchers and civil society members that have coastal and marine related responsibilities, functions or interests, preferably from countries within the African region. The course outline includes the study of the governance framework, governance tools and governance in action in specific sectors. The course will be delivered in Cape Town (South Africa) between 7 September 2020 and 2 October 2020. The brochure and further information is available here.

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Course: Multilateral Environmental Agreements

Application deadline is 17 April 2020 with the University of Eastern Finland for the Course on Multilateral Environmental Agreements. This two-week course on international environmental law-making and diplomacy features the study of the International Convention for the Regulation of Whaling (ICRW) among other instruments mentioned in the course programme. The course will take place 17-27 August 2020 at Joensuu, Finland, and is organized together with the the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).  More information is available here.

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ITLOS – Nippon Foundation Capacity Building and Training Programme 2020-2021

The ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOSJuly 2020 – March 2021, to be held at the seat of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (Hamburg, Germany), is welcoming applications until 3 April 2020.

For more information see the flyer and website.

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IFLOS Summer Academy 2020

The 14th session of the IFLOS Summer Academy ‘Promoting Ocean Governance and Peaceful Settlement of Disputes’ shall be held from 9 August to 4 September 2020. The event takes place at the seat of the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea (ITLOS), in Hamburg (Germany).

Applicants should hold a Master’s degree (LL.M. or equivalent) and have advanced knowledge of public international law, the law of the sea or maritime law. The deadline for the reception of applications is 10 April 2020 (postal). For more information, see here.

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Rhodes Academy 2020

The twenty-fifth session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held 28 June – 17 July 2020. The deadline to submit an application is 10 April 2020. For more information, fees and application documents please see here.

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PhD Course: Marine Governance and Maritime Spatial Planning

Aalborg University is offering a PhD course entitled Marine Governance and Maritime Spatial Planning: theories and practices. It is an introduction to current issues and debates in marine governance and MSP that are discussed in social scientific literature, such as regionalization, authority at sea, governing new economic activities in weak institutional settings (such as deep-sea mining and the Arctic), power, equity and participation. This course is set to last for three days, from 30 October 2019 to 1 November 2019, and is equivalent to 3 ECTS. Registration is open until 9 October 2019. More information is available here.

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Summer School: EULoS 2019

The Jean Monnet Chair on International and European Law of the Sea (IELoS) shall host the fifth edition of the EULoS Summer School, European Union and the Law of the Sea, 26 August – 6 September 2019, in Genoa, Italy. Applications are welcome until 2 August 2019.

For more information see the EULoS website.

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Summer School: Introduction to the International Law of the Sea

Utrecht University will host a summer school, entitled, Introduction to the International Law of the Sea15 July 2019 – 19 July 2019, in Utrecht (The Netherlands). Applications are open until 13 July 2019.

For more information, see the programme and registration page. Participants may also be interested in the Introduction to Public International Law (8 July 2019 – 12 July 2019) and the Law and Sustainability (26 August 2019 – 30 August 2019) summer courses.

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Summer school: Marco Polo – Zheng He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy

The South China Sea Institute at Xiamen University is hosting another edition of the Marco Polo – Zheng He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy (see previous report here). This year’s session happens between 1 and 26 July 2019 in Xiamen, China. The application deadline for the 2019 Xiamen Summer Program is 9 June 2019. More information is available here and here.

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ITLOS – Nippon Foundation Capacity Building and Training Programme 2019-2020

The ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOSJuly 2019 – March 2020, to be held at the seat of ITLOS (Hamburg, Germany), is welcoming applications until 25 April 2019.

For more information see the flyer and website.

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Munich Advanced Course in International Law 2019

The 8th Munich Advanced Course in International Law, entitled, International law without territory? – Governing spaces, resources and people beyond the confines of state territory, will be held 31 July – 14 August 2019 at Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich (Munich, Germany). Topics covered include high seas governance. Applications are welcome until 1 April 2019 (first application period) or 1 May 2019 (second application period).

For more information, see here.

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IFLOS Summer Academy 2019

The 13th session of the IFLOS Summer Academy at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea will be held from 21 July to 16 August 2019. Applicants should hold a Master’s degree (LL.M. or equivalent) and have advanced knowledge of public international law, the law of the sea or maritime law. The deadline for the reception of applications is 30 April 2019 (postal). For more information, see here.

Two fellowships for candidates are available under the ISA/Marawa 2019 Training Programme. For more information and to apply, see here.

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Rhodes Academy 2019

The twenty-fourth session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held 30 June – 19 July 2019. The deadline to submit an application is 9 April 2019. For more information, fees and application documents please see here.

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Summer School: EULoS 2018

The Università Degli Studi Di Genova is hosting the fourth edition of the summer school on European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS). The event will take place in Genoa, Italy, on 27 August – 7 September 2018. The lectures are divided in four sections: introductory notions, safety and security in international and EU law, individuals at sea and marine environmental protection. Aside the teaching activities, the summer school features a visit to the Italian Navy’s Hydrographic Institute. This course has been credited by the Department of Law of the University of Genoa with 9 ECTS. Registration is open from 1 May – 3 August 2018. More information is available here.

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Yeosu Academy 2018

The Korea Maritime Institute is hosting the fifth edition of the Yeosu Academy of the Law of the Sea. This event will take place in Yeosu, South Korea, and will last two weeks, from 27 August – 7 September 2018. The academy is part of a broader project that aims to provide support to developing countries in building their capacity for managing climate change and its impact on the marine environment. It is made up of two parts: the first provides an overview of the basic concepts of the law of the sea and principles of ocean governance and the second focuses on their practical implementation. Applications are to be submitted until 25 July 2018. More information is available in this brochure or here.

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IOI: Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas

The International Ocean Institute shall host its Training Programme on Regional Ocean Governance for the Mediterranean, Black, Baltic and Caspian Seas, 4 November – 7 December 2018, in Malta. The course will cover the international ocean legal framework and related conventions, ocean resource management and exploitation issues, negotiation skills and a policy-simulation exercise at the end. Furthermore, the course will address topical issues such as ocean literacy, marine litter and microplastics, the latest progress in Areas Beyond National Jurisdiction (ABNJ) as well as a seminar on Marine Genetic Resources (MGRs) and include two field visits (Grand Harbour and Gozo), GIS lab sessions and a training session on Marine Spatial Planning.  Applications are welcome until 3 September 2018. For more information see here, the application form and course brochure.

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ITLOS – Nippon Foundation Capacity Building and Training Programme 2018-2019

The ITLOS-Nippon Foundation Capacity-Building and Training Programme on Dispute Settlement under UNCLOS, July 2018 – March 2019, to be held at ITLOS (Hamburg, Germany), is now open for applicants until 20 April 2018.

For more information see the flyer and website.

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Summer Institute: Arctic Law, Science & Policy

The Arctic Futures Institute of the Center for Oceans & Coastal Law of the University of Maine School of Law has announced the Arctic Summer Institute 2018. The theme of this year’s Summer Institute is Arctic Law, Science and Policy. The goal of the course is to provide students with the inter-disciplinary knowledge base and the tools to practically and responsibly participate in Arctic affairs. Course topics will include: Arctic Science; Law of the Sea; Maritime Shipping; Geographic Information Systems; Maritime History; Indigenous Peoples; North Atlantic Trade; Governance and Environmental Regulation; Geopolitics/Maritime Security and Arctic Public Engagement. The course is set to occur on June 18-22, 2018 in Portland, Maine (USA). Registration deadline is May 15, 2018. More information can be found here.

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Summer School: Air, space and telecommunication law & law of sea

The Istanbul Center of International Law (ICIL) shall host the 2nd Edition of its Summer Academies of International Law (SAIL)16-28 July 2018, at Istanbul Zaim University (Istanbul, Turkey). Week 1 will address “Air and Space Law”, whilst week 2 covers “Law of Sea”. You may apply to either individual week, or the whole program. Applications  are accepted until 31 May 2018.

For more information, see here and the application form.

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IOI: Training programme in ocean governance for Africa 2018

The International Ocean Institute (African Region) shall host its Training Programme in Ocean Governance for Africa3 – 28 September 2018, at IOISA (Capte Town, South Africa). Applications are welcome until 13 April 2018.

For more information see here, the application form and course brochure.

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Summer School: Introduction to the international law of the sea

Utrecht University will host a summer school, entitled, Introduction to the International Law of the Sea, 27-31 August 2018, in Utrecht (The Netherlands). Applications are open until 18 August 2018.

For more information, see the programme and registration page. Participants may also be interested in the Law and Sustainability summer course.

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7th GNLU International Maritime Academy 2018

The Gujarat National Law University in India will hold the 7th GNLU International Maritime Academy, 2018, from March 17 to 24, 2018. The theme of this edition is ‘Indian Ocean Region – Ports Security, Preventing, Reducing and Controlling – IUU Fishing and Marine Environment Pollution’.  This academy is designed to explore and assess the trajectory of law and policy affecting maritime commerce, maritime security, and marine environmental protection and resource conservation. The last date of registration is 15th February, 2018. The brochure and registration form are available here.

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IFLOS Summer Academy 2018

The 12th session of the IFLOS Summer Academy at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea will be held from 22 July to 17 August 2018. Applicants should hold a Master’s degree (LL.M. or equivalent) and have advanced knowledge of public international law, the law of the sea or maritime law. The deadline for the reception of applications is 30 April 2018 (postal). For more information, see here.

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Summer School: Barcelona International Summer School in Maritime Law

The Abat Oliba Barcelona University, together with London’s City Law School, is organising a summer school in maritime law. The objective is to provide a detailed insight into issues of current importance in the areas of shipping, land transport and European law. The activities will be taking place on 23 – 27 July 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. More information may be found here. The brochure with the application form is available here.

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Rhodes Academy 2018

The twenty-third session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held 1-21 July 2018. The deadline to submit an application is 2 April 2018. For more information, fees and application documents please see here.

Furthermore, see the Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award sponsored by The International Cable Protection Committeewhich has a deadline of the 1 April 2018.

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Summer School: European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS)

The third edition of the EULoS summer school (previously reported here and here) will take place in Genoa, Italy, from 28 August – 8 September 2017. It will consist of several teaching activities and a study visit to the Italian Navy’s Hydrographic Institute. This course has been credited by the Department of Law of the University of Genoa with 9 ECTS credits. Registration is open from 1 April – 4 August 2017. More information about the programme and the speakers is available here.

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Summer School: Law of the Sea on the edge of the Bosphorus

The Istanbul Center of International Law, in cooperation with Galatasaray University, shall host a summer school entitled, Law of the Sea on the edge of the Bosphorus, 17-23 June 2017, at Galatasaray University (Turkey). Applications are open until 30 April 2017.

For more information, see here.

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IFLOS Summer Academy 2017

The eleventh session of the IFLOS Summer Academy at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea will be held 23 July to 18 August 2017. The deadline to submit applications is 20 April 2017 (electronic), or 30 April 2017 (postal).

For more information, see here.

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Rhodes Academy 2017

The twenty-second session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held 2 -22 July, 2017. The deadline to submit applications is 3 April 2017.For more information, fees and application documents please see here.

Furthermore see the Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award sponsored by The International Cable Protection Committee, which also has a deadline of the 1 April 2017.

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PhD summer course: Methodology and legal science within the international law of the sea

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) will host a PhD summer course, entitled, Methodology and legal science within the international Law of the sea, 15 – 16 June 2017, at the University of Tromsø (Norway). Applications are open until 3 April 2017.

For further information and to apply, see here.

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Summer School: Introduction to the International Law of the Sea

The University of Utrecht in the Netherlands is organizing a summer school entitled “Introduction to the International Law of the Sea”. This will occur between 10 July 2017 – 14 July 2017 (5 days) and the target audience includes (post)graduate students, academics, professionals working in law of the sea-related sectors, and others interested in the regulation of the use of our oceans. The deadline for registration is 30 June 2017. Information on the fees and the lecturers of this summer school can be found here. Other related summer schools at this institution can be done in combination, such as “Law and Economics of Transport by the Sea” or “The Oceans: Crucial to Life, Law and Economics“.

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Summer School: European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS)

The summer school on European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS) will be held for three consecutive years, alternatively, in Italy and Germany. The venue for 2016 will be the Free Hanseatic City of Bremen, where the event will take place from 22 August – 2 September 2016. 

Additional information, including an outline programme, can be found at http://eu-los.eu.

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Summer School: 2016 Summer Seminar of Theory and Practice of Marine Law

The Shanghai Jiao Tong University is organizing and hosting a Summer Seminar of Theory and Practice of Marine Law. The event occurs at Xuhui Campus of Shanghai Jiao Tong University, in China, from July 17th to July 30th, 2016. The registration deadline is June 17. More information is available here.

 

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Summer School: Open Sea on Migrations, Sea Border Control and Human Rights

The Centre of Excellence Jean Monnet on Migrants’ Rights in the Mediterranean is organizing a summer school on “Open Sea on Migrations, Sea Border Control and Human Rights”. The event aims to combine scientific and practical knowledge on crucial topics of international law of the sea, migration and human rights law. This even is set to happen on 6 – 13 June 2016 in Italy at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” and at the “Vesuvian Institute” campus in Castellammare di Stabia (Naples, Italy). The application form can be found here

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IFLOS Summer Academy 2016

The tenth session of the IFLOS Summer Academy at the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea will be held in July 24-August 19, 2016. The deadline to submit applications is April 30, 2016. The IFLOS Summer Academy general information booklet is available here.

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Rhodes Academy 2016

The twenty-first session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held 3 -22 July, 2016. The deadline to submit applications is 1 April 2016.  The contribution of the Rhodes Academy to capacity building in the law of the sea was recently recognized by the UN General Assembly in Res. A/70/L.22, para. 20.

For more information, fees and application documents please see here.

Furthermore see the Rhodes Academy Submarine Cables Writing Award sponsored by The International Cable Protection Committee, which also has a deadline of the 1 April 2016.

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Summer School: Open Sea on Migration, Sea Border Control and Human Rights

The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence on Migrants’ Rights in the Mediterranean has launched the summer school Migration, Sea Border Control and Human Rights. It shall be held at the University of Naples “L’Orientale” and at the “Vesuvian Institute” campus in Castellammare di Stabia (Naples, Italy), from 6 – 13 June 2016.

For more information please see the programme and application form.

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Training School: Law of the Sea and Development

The University of A Coruña will host a training school entitled, Law of the Sea and Development, from 1-3rd July 2015, at the NAUTIC AULA of the University of A Coruña, Spain. The application deadline is the 12th June and a number of scholarships are available under the MARSAFENET COST Action.

For more information, including fees and application procedure see here.

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Summer School: European Union and the Law of the Sea

The summer school on European Union and the Law of the Sea (EULoS) will be held for three consecutive years, alternatively, in Italy and Germany. The venue for 2015 will be the town of Imperia, where the event will take place from 31 August – 11 September 2015. Additional information, including an outline programme, can be found at http://eu-los.eu.

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Marco Polo — Zheng He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy

The South China Sea Institute, Xiamen University, and the Centre for Polar and Deep Ocean Development, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, are organizing the 10th session of the Marco Polo — Zheng He Academy of International Oceans Law and Policy. This year’s session happens between 6 and 31 July in Xiamen and Shanghai, China. You can check the brochure by clicking in the image below.2015 Brochure

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Training School: Settling Maritime Legal Disputes

MARSAFENET is organising a training school that will address specific subjects mainly relating to maritime delimitation and environmental protection. Attention will be paid to the settlement of maritime disputes including ITLOS and ICJ jurisprudence and arbitration procedures. It happens at Sarajevo on 5-7 May 2015 and the submission deadline is 30 March 2015. The call can be found here.

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Rhodes Academy 2015

The twentieth session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held July 5-25, 2015. The deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2015. The Rhodes Academy general information booklet, 2015 program brochure, and 2015 schedule are available here.

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PhD Summer Course: K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea

The K.G. Jebsen Centre for the Law of the Sea (JCLOS) is arranging a PhD student summer course entitled ‘methodology and legal science within the international Law of the sea’. It will be held at Sommarøya (Summer Island), Norway, from the 4 – 5 June 2015.

For more information, see here.

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Tulane Law School Summer Abroad 2015

Applications for the 2015 Programs of the Tulane Law School Summer Abroad are now being accepted. The course on “Maritime Law, Law of the Sea and Ocean Management” is to happen in Rhodes on May 17 – June 5, 2015. You can find more information on the application procedure here. The course list is to be found here.

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Rhodes Academy 2014

The nineteenth session of the Rhodes Academy of Oceans Law and Policy will be held June 29-July 18, 2014. The deadline to submit applications is May 1, 2014. The Rhodes Academy general information booklet, 2014 program brochure, and 2014 schedule are available, as is the 2014 poster.

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IFLOS Summer Academy 2014

The eighth session of the IFLOS Summer Academy on promoting ocean governance and peaceful settlement of disputes will be held July 27-August 22, 2014. The deadline to submit applications is April 30, 2014. The IFLOS Summer Academy general information booklet is available here.

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Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf 2014

The University of the Faroe Islands is organizing The Summer Academy on the Continental Shelf (SACS). This event will be held from 21 to 28 June 2014 and it is anticipated to take place every summer the next several years. The purpose of SACS is to disseminate scientific and legal knowledge relating to the regime of the continental shelf, in particular the area beyond 200 nautical miles. For this purpose, SACS will confer particular focus on the intricate legal and technical conditions governing the entitlement to and establishment of the continental shelf beyond 200 nautical miles, and on the delimitation of overlapping entitlements to such areas. Emphasis will therefore be given to Articles 76 and 83 of the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea and Annex II thereto. The deadline for applications is February 15, 2014.

More information here.

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