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Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law 2020: Call for Applications

The Grotius Centre, in collaboration with Duke Law School, will be hosting the Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law from 14 June to 15 July 2020 in The Hague, the International City of Peace and Justice.

About the Institute

The Duke-Leiden Institute in Global and Transnational Law is a one-month programme providing a strong foundation for those interested in international and comparative law as well as for those planning to study law in the United States. Courses are taught by lecturers from both Duke Law School and Leiden Law School. In addition to having the opportunity to learn from influential academics from different legal cultures, students also get to enjoy special lectures, a scholarly conference and visits to international institutions.

The following courses are offered during the Duke-Leiden Institute 2020: 

  • Taxation of Cross-Border Transactions
    by Prof. Richard Schmalbeck and Dr. Irma Mosquera Valderrama
  • The Formation and Dissolution of International Trade Agreements  
    by Prof. Rachel Brewster and Dr. Joris Larik
  • Authority and Legitimacy in International Adjudication
    by Prof. Laurence Helfer and Prof. Carsten Stahn 
  • Comparative Perspectives on Criminal Justice: Central Issues and Contextual Implementation
    by Prof. James Coleman and Dr. Pinar Olcer 
  • Introduction to American Law  
    by Prof. Tom Metzloff and Prof. Deborah DeMott
  • Realizing Rights: Strategic Human Rights Litigation and Advocacy
    by Prof. Jayne Huckerby and Prof. Helen Duffy

More information on the programme and the application procedure can be found here.


Information for Leiden University Students

Leiden University students can benefit from an all-inclusive reduced fee.

Students in their last year of a Bachelor's degree in Law, a Master's degree in Law, a Master's degree in International Organisation/International Relations, or Leiden University College students majoring in law are warmly invited to apply for the Institute.

Please contact the Grotius Centre for further information. 

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