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Austrian Arbitration Summer Program

University of Vienna

The Austrian Arbitration Academy is organized by the Sommerhochschule of the University of Vienna which has been hosting an international summer program with a strong focus on European and International Law since 1949. Every summer participants from all over the world attend seminars and spend time together as a part of an international community on a campus on the shore of Lake Wolfgang.


The Austrian Arbitration Academy is an intensive two-week program on international commercial arbitration for both regular students of the univie: summer school and participants who take part only in this special arbitration program.

It addresses the following groups of participants:

• Students and law school graduates interested in the world of international dispute resolution.

• Young practitioners looking for a comprehensive course giving them first-hand insights into international arbitration.


The Austrian Arbitration Academy program takes place from July 15 to July 29, 2023 and consists of 64 contact hours. (Each contact hour consists of 45 minutes classroom teaching.)

After an introductory session on the first Sunday, classes will be held Monday to Friday mornings. In additional afternoon workshops the participants will discuss salient issues of international arbitration with special guests from the international arbitration community.

On July 28 a written exam will take place. On the evening before the exam, a special Q&A session will help the participants to prepare for the exam.

Successful participants will receive the University of Vienna – Austrian Arbitration Academy diploma.

Location Vienna, Austria
15 Jul 2023 - 29 Jul 2023
Levels Bachelor / Undergraduate
Master / Graduate
Credits None
Program fee 1,480 EUR
Accommodation fee 785 EUR
Extra information about the fee:
External students have to pay the Austrian students’ union fee of € 21.20 to be admitted to the University of Vienna and to enjoy insurance coverage (general accident and liability insurance). Please include fee this with your final payment if you are not a registered student at the University of Vienna.
Application deadline 30 April 2023
Entry requirements:
Applicants have to be at least 18 years old and must have completed two years of law studies at college or university level before the beginning of the program.

Applicants must be in attendance for the whole period of the Austrian Arbitration Academy Summer Program, be able to take part in required number of classes, have an adequate command of the English language and be in good health. Students whose native language is not English must submit evidence of proficiency in English with their application.
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