2nd WTI CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law & Policy 2015 [May 25-June 19]: Register by March 15

The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland and the Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India are pleased to announce the launch of the 2nd WTI – CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy (“Joint Academy”), from May 25 – June 19, 2015 at New Delhi.

The Joint Academy aims to provide law students and legal professionals in India a rare opportunity to deepen their knowledge on aspects of International Trade Law and Policy.

Taught by distinguished academics and practitioners from India and abroad, the Joint Academy will equip participants with theoretical and practical insights into various issues relating to international trade law.

Dates: May 25 – June 19, 2015 (Four Weeks)

Location: Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, B-21, Qutab Institutional Area, New Delhi –110016


Week 1 – The Legal Foundations of Contemporary Trade and Investment Law

Week 2 – The Law of Goods Trade: Tariffs; Agriculture; SPS and TBT

Week 3 – Trade in Services and Intellectual Property Rights

Week 4 – The Law and Policy of Trade Remedies; and Current WTO Issues

Fees Structure

For Law Students: INR 10,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy)

For Legal Professionals: INR 25,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy)

INR 7,000/- per weekly module (For applicants applying for specific modules)

Note: The fees is fully refundable on meeting the set attendance criteria.

Important Dates

Last date for submission of applications: Wednesday, March 15, 2015

Communication of selection: Wednesday, April 01, 2015

Last date for paying fees: Friday, April 10, 2015

Last date for withdrawal (April): Thursday, April 30, 2015

Last date for withdrawal (May): Monday, May 11, 2015

Commencement of Course: Monday, May 25, 2015

Conclusion of Course: Friday, June 19, 2015


1. For updates about the Joint Academy, kindly visit the Centre’s website HERE.

2. In case of any queries, feel free to email us at jointacademy[at]iift.ac.in

The Official Call for Applications can be downloaded HERE.

The Registration Form can be downloaded HERE.

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