5th WTI – Cws Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy, June 4 – June 29, 2018

5th WTI – Cws Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy, June 4 – June 29, 2018

The World Trade Institute of the University of Bern, Switzerland and the Centre for WTO Studies, Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, India are pleased to announce the launch of the 5th WTI – CWS Joint Academy on International Trade Law and Policy ("Joint Academy"), from June 4– June 29, 2018 at New Delhi.

The Joint Academy aims to provide law students and legal professionals in India a rare opportunity to deepen their knowledge on aspects of International Trade Law and Policy. Taught by distinguished academics and practitioners from India and abroad, the Joint Academy will equip participants with theoretical and practical insights into various issues relating to international trade law.

Dates: June 4 – June 29, 2018 (Four Weeks)

Location: New Delhi

Who Can Apply?



  • All law students enrolled in any legal course in India, either at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. Preference will be given to students who have prior exposure to issues relating to International Trade Law.

  • The Joint Academy is also open to Indian legal professionals. In addition, legal professionals can attend specific modules, in a flexible, “à la carte” manner. This option is not available for students.

  • The maximum number of participants that will be selected for the Joint Academy is 30 (thirty).


Fee Structure:



  • For Law Students: INR 10,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy)

  • For Legal Professionals: INR 25,000/- (For the whole duration of the Joint Academy) INR 7,000/- per weekly module (For applicants applying for specific modules)


Important Dates:



  • Last date for submission of applications: Friday, March 30, 2018

  • Communication of selection: Friday, April 13, 2018

  • Last date for paying fees: Wednesday, April 25, 2018

  • Last date for withdrawing application: Friday, May 4, 2018

  • Commencement of Course: Monday, June 4, 2018

  • Conclusion of Course: Friday, June 29, 2018


For any queries contact:

For updates about the Joint Academy, kindly visit the Centre’s website at http://wtocentre.iift.ac.in  Email at jointacademy[at]iift.edu

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