The Hague Academy of International Law

Centre for Studies and Research

The Centre for Studies and Research in International Law and International Relations takes place immediately after the end of the Summer Courses for a period of 3 weeks. 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.

The research undertaken during the Centre is included in a collective work published by the Academy. Only the best contributions are selected for this publication. Participants must therefore have a perfect command of legal French or English. The number of admissible participants is set between 20 to 24, subdivided in an English-speaking section and a French-speaking section.The selection of candidates is conducted jointly by the Secretary-General of the Academy and the two Directors of Studies.

  • Application Guidelines

    Closing date for applications: March 31st, 2017, 23:59 hrs. The Hague time (GMT+1)

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  • Programme of the Centre

    2017 Programme: Fifty Years of Space Law

    21 August - 8 September 2017

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  • Regulations of the Centre

    The Centre is open only to highly qualified academics or lawyers.

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  • Accommodation

    The Academy is not responsible for providing accommodation to attendees but has agreements with third parties renting rooms.

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  • Previous sessions of the Centre

    Overview of the topics studied in all previous sessions.

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