The Hague Academy of International Law


  • Summer Courses

    The Summer Courses, which have been organised since 1923, take place over a period of 6 weeks: 3 weeks of Public International Law (in July) and 3 weeks of Private International Law (from the end of July until mid-August).

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  • Winter Courses

    The Winter Courses are a new programme, which was held for the first time in 2019. The Winter Courses take place each year in January for a period of 3 weeks, during which high level courses on International Law (both Public and Private) are given at The Hague Academy of International Law.

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  • Centre for Studies and Research

    The Centre is designed to bring together highly qualified young international lawyers from all over the world, to undertake original research on a common general theme which is determined each year by Curatorium of the Academy.

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  • Centre for Studies and Research – Online

    The Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations - Online is a programme, which will take place between September 1st, 2020 and June 1st, 2021, on the topic of Epidemics and International Law. 

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  • External Programme

    The External Programme is a means not only of developing knowledge of topics of international law relevant for the region, but also, by the way in which it is organized, of promoting mutual familiarity among students from countries in the region.

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  • Advanced Course on International Criminal Law

    The course provides in-depth understanding, discussion and training in theory and practice of International Criminal Law.

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  • Programme Archives

    The official posters of the Summer Programme are generally published in September for the upcoming year. The most recent ones are downloadable via this page.

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  • Programmes on Demand

    Relying on its privileged access to a large number of experts, the Academy is ready to satisfy any request, emanating from governments or public or private institutions, to organize specific training programs on various areas of international law.

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