The UNIDROIT International Summer School is the latest of a variety of knowledge sharing and dissemination activities of the UNIDROIT Academy, a line of work of one of the oldest transnational law institutions featuring consolidated partnerships with leading universities, specialised UNIDROIT Chairs, a renowned scholarship programme (which also offers secondments, fellowships, and internships), and a network of Libraries worldwide.


More information on the International Summer School 2022 brochure.


The Call for Applications for the 2022 edition is now CLOSED and we do NOT accept any new application.

26 participants, 13 men and 13 women, from 17 countries/International Organizations (Algeria, Cameroon, DRC, Egypt, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Malawi, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Somalia/Ethiopia, South Africa, Tanzania, Tunisia and Zambia, FAO, ECOWAS, COMESA) have been selected.

Before the residential weeks (July 4-22) all participants are required to read the background material (see syllabus and readings).

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For details on the topics and speakers it is also available the Program agenda, still subject to minor changes.


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The UNIDROIT International Summer School 2022 is organised thanks to the financial support of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation/Directorate General for Development and Cooperation.


The Summer School 2022 will benefit from the collaboration with the UNIDROIT Foundation and with the ILI-South African Centre for Excellence (ILI-SACE).