Summer School on International trade law

Rome, 15th – 26th June 2020

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 15th to 26th June 2020 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 Sales of Good
  • Vertical Contracts
  • Cooperation Agreements
  • International Procurement
  • Intellectual Property Rights
  • ADR and Arbitration
  • International Arbitration Proceedings

*The contents of the program will be maintained but the schedules of lessons and visits might slightly change.

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
  • Piazza Navona
  • Castel Sant’Angelo
  • Pantheon
  • Fori Imperiali
  • Fontana di Trevi
  • Colosseo
  • Basilica di San Pietro
  • Palazzo Bernini
  • 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 number of lecturers might increase.


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

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Duration and Price


UER Summer School on International Trade Law will take place from 15th to 26th June 2020.


Tuition fees

Two different options are available:

Option A) € 1.750 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 Sunday in the UER cafeteria and 2 dinners in Rome city centre
  • Bed and Breakfast accommodation from 15th to 26th June -included-  (13 nights).


For Option A) it is possible to pay in two different installments: € 875 euro within 30th April and € 875 within 30th May.

Option B) € 990 for the attendance at the Summer School only.

UER will award up to 5 scholarships based on academic merits. The  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 scholarship  application is April 11th 2020

The application period will start on January 7th 2020 and finish on May 11th, 2020. Payment must be made through deposit or bank transfer within May 29th, 2020.

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


Dott.ssa Andrea Llorente