Summer School on International trade law

Rome, 9 – 23 June

Programme Description

UER Summer School aims to provide a wide and in-depth understanding of the legal implications of the most relevant issues of international trade both on a substantial and procedural prospective. The program combines high-level lectures and professionalizing training offered by professors, lawyers, managers and experts operating in the international markets.

All lectures are given in English and the topic addressed such as transnational contracts, cooperation agreements, project financing, equity and trust, international commercial arbitration and the settlement of interstate disputes at WTO.



Target group

Undergraduate and graduate students together with young researchers from the Law field. The number of participants is limited to 40.

64 hours of class time

The program will run from 10th to 22nd June 2019 and includes 64 hours of class time divided in two weekly sessions on international trade and international commercial arbitration, including a moot competition at the end of the second week.

·         Transnational Contracts ·         International Procurement
·         International Sales of Good ·         Intellectual Property Rights
·         Vertical Contracts ·         ADR and Arbitration
·         Cooperation Agreements ·         International Arbitration Proceedings


35 hours of visits

The program will offer visits to museums, art galleries, churches and monuments, giving students coming from abroad a consistent knowledge of History and Art in Rome, one of the cradles of the western civilization. Some of the visits include:

·         Vatican Museums ·         Fontana di Trevi
·         Piazza Navona ·         Colosseo
·         Castel Sant’Angelo ·         Basilica di San Pietro
·         Pantheon ·         Palazzo Bernini
·         Fori Imperiali ·         Palazzo Venezia



Upon successful completion of the course and final examination, participants will be issued a certificate of attendance which qualifies them for the accreditation of 12 ECTS point.



Prof.ssa Maria Chiara Malaguti
Full Professor of International Law at the Università “Cattolica” del Sacro Cuore. World Bank’s legal advisor for financial market reforms. Chairman of UNCITRAL Working Group.
Prof. Gianluca Contaldi 

Full professor of International Law at the Università di Macerata. Member of the Inter-university Research Center for Sustainable Development (CIRPS).

Prof. Bruno Sassani

Full Professor of Civil Procedural Law at Università di Roma “Tor Vergata”. International Consultant for the American Law Institute.

Prof. Valeria Falce

Full Professor of Economic Law at the Università Europea di Roma. Non Governmental Advisor at the International Competition Network.

Prof. Anna Veneziano
Full professor of Comparative Private Law at the Università di Teramo. Adjunt Secretary General UNIDROIT.
Avv. Lluis Paradell

Counsel in International Arbitration at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer


Avv. Edoardo Marcenaro Head of Legal & Corporate Affairs at Enel Spa. Prof. Fiammetta Borgia

Research Professor of Institutional Law at the Università degli Studi di Roma “Tor Vergata”.


Prof.  Maria Beatrice Deli
Associate Professor of International Law at the Università del Molise. Secretary General of ICC Italia and of  The Italian Association for International Arbitration (AIA).
Prof. Aniello Merone
Course Director, Associate Professor of Civil Procedural Law and International Arbitration at the Università Europea di Roma.
Prof. Alessandro Fabbi

Research professor of Procedural Law at Università di Catania




The lessons will be held at Università Europea di Roma ( Via degli Aldobrandeschi, 190, 00163 Roma) where accommodation is also provided .The visits will have place mostly in the city centre.

Programme taught in:



Duration and Price


UER Summer School on International Trade Law will take place from 9th to 23rd June 2019. The academic program will run from 10th to 22nd June 2019.


Tuition fees

Option A) € 1.650 as a comprehensive fee of:

  • all lessons
  • all visits and cultural activities
  • a card for the use of public transport in the municipality of Rome (train, metro and bus)
  • all lunches from Monday to Friday in the UER cafeteria and 2 dinners in the city centre
  • Bed and Breakfast accommodation from 9th to 23rd June (13 nights).

For Option A) it is possible to pay in two different installments: € 825 euro within 30th April and € 825 within 30th May.

Option B) € 900 for the attendance at the Summer School only.

UER will award 5 scholarships based on academic merits. The 5 awarded students will pay only € 990 as a comprehensive fee of the two weeks accommodations, all visits and social activities.



In order to enrol for the UER Summer School on International Trade Law, applicants will need to send to the following documents:

  1. Summer School Application Form
  2. CV
  3. list of subjects passed at university
  4. average grade at university

Participants who want to apply for the scholarship will also need to send, together with the previous three documents, a short video explaining their motivations to participate in UER’s Summer School (min. 1 min – max. 2 min.).


The deadline for applying is May 10th, 2019. Payment must be made through deposit or bank transfer within May 30th, 2019.

The bank details are the following:
Beneficiary | Università degli Studi Europea
Beneficial beneficiary | Banca Popolare di Sondrio
IBAN | IT18S0569603211000008290X49


Dott.ssa Andrea Llorente