BIICL Training Programme autumn 2021
The British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) provides training that combines world leading research with an applied perspective. Our courses are designed to enable legal practitioners, government officials, students, academics, and civil society organisations to gain expert insights and to deepen their knowledge in areas of international law.
For autumn 2021, BIICL has expanded its programme of short courses to bring a wider range of international law topics to participants from across the world.
Each course is convened and taught by international experts from BIICL’s own team in collaboration with external partners, combining academic expertise with practical experience in these fields of law. The courses being offered include: Law of the Sea, Climate Change, Public International Law in Practice, International Trade Law and Business and Human Rights with new offerings in, Aviation Law, International Migration and Refugee Law (including maritime migration), International Cultural Heritage Law, Copyright and Data, and Trade marks and Designs.
Five Sessions: 22 September – 20 October 2021
This course offers an informative overview of the international law of the sea and current challenges facing the world’s oceans and seas. Bringing together a distinguished cohort of law of the sea scholars, the course is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the relevant legal and regulatory framework, enhance and broaden their understanding on a wide spectrum of law of the sea topics such as deep seabed mining, maritime migration and unregulated fishing. This virtual course is run over 5 weekly sessions.
Eight Sessions: 5 October – 23 November 2021
This course offers a comprehensive overview of climate change law and the legal responses to the current climate crisis. Bringing together a distinguished cohort of scholars and practitioners, the course is designed to provide participants with a working knowledge of the relevant legal frameworks as well as to enhance their understanding of the way climate change impacts other areas of international law including territory, human rights, trade and investment. This virtual course is run over 8 weekly sessions.
Course Fees: The fee for each course can be found on the course page along with details of discounts. Course discounts are available for student members of BIICL and group bookings. BIICL is also delighted to offer 3 scholarships for each of our short courses to participants from communities and backgrounds currently under-represented in the legal community.