Practical information

How to apply

The application period runs from 1 March24 July 2015; please send an e-mail in order to obtain additional information or use the electronic application form provided to apply. This will be sent automatically to the organizzation together with the applicable attachments. No more than 30 participants will be admitted.

The ideal candidate will have completed a five- or at least a three-year long university programme in law, political science, international relations, maritime studies, marine science, maritime conomy or equivalent. Students enrolled in a University programme lasting longer than three years, who are  at least in their fourth year and with an interest in the field will also be considered.

Ph.D. students, post-doctoral researchers and young professionals in any of the above areas are encouraged to apply.

The working language of the summer school is English; a good command of English is therefore essential and evidence of proficiency may be requested.

Teaching period

The summer school will be held from 31 August – 11 September 2015.
It will consist of 56 hours of teaching activities inclusive of traditional ex cathedra lectures, classroom training and workgroups and a half-day workshop.


Polo Universitario di Imperia, Via Nizza 8, 18100 Imperia (Italy). Please note that only the half-day conference to be held on 4 September 2015 will take place in Genoa.

Certificate and accreditation

Participants who actively participate in the whole course and successfully complete the assigned coursework will be issued with a certificate of attendance.

The course has been credited by the Department of Law of the University of Genoa with 9 ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits.

Fee and payment

Regular fee: € 750.00.

“Early bird” fee: € 500.00 for successful applications received on or before 30 April 2015.

The fees indicated above cover tuition and study materials only. Travel, accommodation and all other contingent costs (including insurance coverage) will have to be born by the individual participants directly.

Registration fees will not be reimbursed in case of cancellation or no show. Unfortunately, we are not in a position to offer scholarships or full or partial fee waivers.

Admission procedure

Applications will be examined on a rolling basis and interested candidates are therefore invited to apply as soon as possible.

Applications received on or before 30 April 2015 will be examined on or before 7 May 2015 and, when successful, in order to benefit of the “early bird” rate, will have to be followed by dispatch of proof of payment to no later than on 14 May 2015. Unless all available places are taken earlier, the admission process will end on 24 July 2015, all applicants will receive feedback on or before 31 July 2015 and, in order to be admitted, successful applicants will have to show proof of payment by sending it to by 7 August 2015.
Payments will have to me made to the University of Genoa’s bank account whose details are as follows:

IBAN: IT04W0617501406000002367690
Description: DDG EULOS 2015

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