June 15 - July 26, 2015
The Internet l@w summer school offers a unique opportunity to learn and discuss Internet law and policies issues with experts coming from leading institutions.
For its first edition (in June 2014), the Faculty included speakers from the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, the Internet Society, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), the World Economic Forum (WEF), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the World Trade Organization (WTO), as well as from other prestigious academic or governmental institutions and global Internet companies (eBay and Google). The program of the 2014 edition is available here.
The 2015 Faculty and the 2015 program will be notified very soon.
Key Features of the Summer School:
- Study Internet Law in Geneva, where the World Wide Web was born and where global Internet law and policy issues are debated.
- Courses taught by a mix of academics, practitioners and representatives of global policy makers and international organizations who will share their expertise and discuss cutting edge Internet law issues with the participants.
- Broad range of courses, including privacy and surveillance, free speech, telecom and Internet infrastructure, intellectual property, antitrust, choice of court & choice of law, on-line contracts, legal issues of social media and cloud computing, and much more.
- Unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience in the course of an Internet law clinic and to discuss Internet law issues with Geneva-based global regulators and policy makers.
Credits: 6 ECTS
Professor Jacques de Werra
University of Geneva
Students (preferably at the graduate level), academics and professionals who are interested by the complex challenges of Internet law.
Regular fees: CHF 2'500.
Early bird fees (until April 15, 2015): CHF 2'000.
Special conditions (i.e. reduction of fees) can apply upon request to participants from non-governmental organizations / international organizations / other non-profit institutions. Please indicate with all supporting evidence in the on-line application form.