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Approx. 12 hours to complete

Suggested: 5 hours/week...

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Subtitles: English

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1
1 hour to complete

Welcome to the course

5 readings
5 readings
Meet the instructors & the team5m
Welcome to Leiden University & The Grotius Centre5m
Complete our short survey5m
Community Guidelines & Academic Toolkit10m
Tips for studying online10m
3 hours to complete

The History and General Principles of International Arbitration

5 videos (Total 32 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
A Historical Perspective on International Arbitration8m
Principles of International Arbitration - Part I6m
Principles of International Arbitration - Part II5m
The Permanent Court of Arbitration5m
1 reading
Readings and resources1h
1 practice exercise
Week 130m
Week
2
2 hours to complete

Arbitration and the Law of the Sea

5 videos (Total 35 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
The Dispute Settlement Architecture of the Law of the Sea Convention7m
Arbitrating Law of the Sea Disputes7m
Why do states choose arbitration over adjudication?6m
The South China Sea Arbitration8m
1 reading
Readings and resources30m
1 practice exercise
Week 230m
Week
3
2 hours to complete

Investment Arbitration

5 videos (Total 29 min), 1 reading, 1 quiz
5 videos
Principles of Investment Treaty Arbitration5m
Types of Claims in Investment Arbitration5m
Arbitration under the ICSID Convention7m
Transparency in Investment Arbitration5m
1 reading
Readings and Resources45m
1 practice exercise
Week 330m
Week
4
3 hours to complete

State Immunity and the Enforcement & Validity of International Arbitral Decision

5 videos (Total 28 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
Annulment of International Arbitral Awards6m
The Enforcement of International Arbitral Awards6m
Enforcement and State Immunity: Principles5m
Enforcement and State Immunity: The Yukos Arbitration5m
2 readings
Readings and Resources15m
Complete our short survey5m
2 practice exercises
Week 430m
Final quiz45m
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Top reviews from International Law in Action: the Arbitration of International Disputes

By HMApr 6th 2018

This was a very insightful course. The manner in which it is structured allows a considerable in-depth coverage of content and direction for further personal development.

By RKJul 12th 2018

The course content was really good and met my expectations. I am very thankful to both the instructors for designing this wonderful course

Instructors

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Eric De Brabandere

Prof. Dr.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies
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Giulia Pinzauti

Dr.
Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

About Universiteit Leiden

Leiden University is one of Europe's foremost research universities. This prominent position gives our graduates a leading edge in applying for academic posts and for functions outside academia. Leiden University is the oldest university in the Netherlands. It was founded in February 1575, as a gift from William of Orange to the citizens of Leiden after they had withstood a long siege by the Spanish. Our motto is: Praesidium Libertatis — Bastion of Liberty....

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