International Contracts and arbitration
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Description de la formation
Le Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) est une formation postgrade donnée par les hautes écoles et elle équivaut à au moins 10 crédits ECTS.
The CAS in International Contracts & Arbitration will help you to deepen your understanding of the civil law and common law foundations of international contract law, to gain familiarity with the workings of applicable international conventions and standards, and to keep abreast of the most recent developments in specific areas of international contract law and alternative dispute resolution. The program offers a choice of 14 different areas for students to focus on, including the international sale of goods and services, international construction agreements, international distribution agreements, and others.
Participants in the Certificate of Advanced Studies program may construct individualized study modules suited to their own specific needs and interests by choosing core curriculum units from a wide variety of offerings:
- a comparative introduction to contracts in civil law and common law jurisdictions;
- graduate level courses on Private International Law and International Arbitration;
- seminars on key essential international instruments such as the UNIDROIT Principles for International Commercial Contracts, the Vienna Convention for the International Sale of Goods, the Principles of European Contract Law and the INCOTERMS;
- intensive courses on specific contract types of particular importance in international commerce, including construction contracts, agency and distributorship agreements, joint venture and consortium agreements, consumer contracts, insurance contracts, professional sports contracts, merger and acquisition agreements, secured transactions, trusts and wealth planning structures, etc.
Participants may enhance the value of their CAS by choosing more courses from the core curriculum or other courses in the field of business law from the supplementary units list.
Plan de la formation
International Contracts and arbitration, CAS (10 ECTS)
1 crédit ECTS correspond à environ 25-30 heures de travail.
CAS participants must earn at least 8 ECTS credits by following courses from the core curriculum list. They may enhance the value of their CAS by choosing more courses from the core curriculum or other courses in the field of business law from the supplementary units list.
|Core modules (fall semester)|
|Contract law compared||2|
|International sales of goods||4|
|Core modules (spring semester)|
|International commercial arbitration||4|
|Mergers and acquisitions||2|
|Private International Law||2|
|Trusts and Wealth Planning||2|
|Extra modules (fall semester)|
|Artificial intelligence compliance||2|
|Compliance investigation clinic||4|
|Data privacy regulations||2|
|Introduction to economics||2|
|Extra modules (spring semester)|
|Commodity trade arbitration||1|
|EU institutional law||2|
|EU Internal Market||2|
|Human resources compliance||2|
|Trade compliance clinic||4|
The Certificate of Advanced Studies in International Contracts & Arbitration was designed to meet the demands of lawyers practicing in independent law firms or in the legal departments of multinational corporations or other companies operating internationally, or in non-governmental or international organizations.
The program is also open to university graduates with degrees in disciplines other than law with professional experience in international contracts and dispute resolution.
The fee for additional units is CHF 500.-* per ECTS credit.
- Certificate of Advanced Studies CAS
Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in International Contracts & Arbitration
The Certificate of Advanced Studies in International Contracts & Arbitration will prepare you for a wide range of career opportunities in the contracts or dispute resolution divisions of law firms and companies with international operations, in international organizations, or in non-governmental associations and organizations around the world.
The CAS in International Contracts & Arbitration provides essential preparation for management positions for which expertise in contract law is a significant requirement.
Lieu / adresse
- Fribourg (FR)
Début des cours
Semestre d'automne ou semestre de printemps
- À temps partiel