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Summer Course on International Arbitration 
22-26 July 2024

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The Durham Law School Summer Course on International Arbitration that was a huge success in its inaugural year in 2022 and in 2023 returns for summer 2024!

This course is for: 

  • Those seeking to expand their skillset or discover a new field of practice.
  • Scholars seeking to gain expertise in the application of concepts and norms within the field of international arbitration.
  • Students seeking exposure to international dispute resolution.

Speakers: John Fellas, Wendy Miles KC, Christian Leathley, Charles T. Kotuby Jr., FCIArb and esteemed guests.


Register and book your place now

Our registration form takes only a few minutes to complete.


University student
This was an excellent course delivered by the some of the most renowned arbitration practitioners. I would highly recommend this course for anyone considering or at the start of a career in international arbitration.

2023 Attendee

Course information

The course is taught by leading practitioners and arbitrators from around the world, with the goal of providing students a diverse perspective of international arbitration from various legal cultures and national backgrounds.

The four course co-directors include current arbitrators, practitioners and academics with a combined 100 years of experience in international commercial and investment treaty arbitration with leading global law firms.

The Durham Summer Course on International Arbitration welcomes both undergraduate and postgraduate students from any university, as well as professionals with an interest in the subject matter. 

Course Fee

The course fee varies: GBP 850 for Durham University students, GBP 950 for students from other universities, and GBP 1650 for professionals. This fee covers all course materials, sessions, and event attendance including morning and afternoon refreshments, lunch, tea/coffee.

A GBP 100 non-refundable deposit is required for registration confirmation which will be deducted from the tuition fee. Full refunds (except deposit) are offered for cancellations made at least 14 business days before the course start date. Later cancellations are non-refundable, but participants will receive course materials and, if available, access to webcasts.

Alumni discount

We are excited to be able to offer a Durham University Alumni discount of 10% upon booking. Please choose the 'Durham University Alumni' option upon registration. If you book before 15 April 2024 you receive both the Early Bird and the Alumni discount (10+10%).

Please note that if you are a current Durham Student with Alumni Status, you should use the 'Durham Student' option upon registration. 


Course Credits

Upon completion of our Summer Course, you will be issued a certificate of completion. You must then check with the international office of your institution if you will be awarded credit for completing our Summer Course, but, in our experience, many institutions will allow this. Durham Law School will provide any necessary supporting evidence to help evaluate the worth of the course.’



The DLS Summer Course is grateful for the support from

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University of Pittsburgh - Center for International Legal Education, School of Law

Get in touch

Enquiries about Durham Law School and our courses should be sent via the contact links below.

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