Locations:Budapest, Hungary;Dubrovnik, Croatia;Linz, Austria
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Language of Instruction:
College of Law
**This program is only open to students in the Law School**
Students interested in speaking with program alumni can browse our Alumni Reference Network. The Alumni Reference Network is password-protected and only accessible to GSU students. Please contact the Study Abroad Office at (404) 413-2529 or firstname.lastname@example.org for the password.
The Program: The Summer Academy in International Commercial Arbitration is offered as a six credit hour study program based in Linz in Upper Austria (near Vienna and Salzburg) and this year will feature portions of its program in Vienna, Salzburg, Budapest, Passau, Venice, Krumlov, and Prague.
Scheduled for the period May 19 through June 21, 2015, the program of the Academy offers two specialized seminars in international commercial arbitration, the predominate method of dispute resolution in international trade transactions.
Eligibility: The program welcomes applications from law students at any United States law school approved by the American Bar Association or by the accreditation agency of the state in which it is located.
*International students at Georgia State who hold F-1 visas must contact the Office of International Students and Scholar Services at 404-413-2070 to discuss possible implications of study abroad for their immigration status.
Courses and Credit: Students who complete the entire program, including a successful result on each of the two examinations administered at the end of the Academy, will receive 6 hours of academic credit, three for each of the two seminars which are offered by the Summer Academy. Georgia State University will be responsible for awarding credit for all students enrolled in the program. Students from schools other than the College of Law at Georgia State University should consult their individual departments and/or home institutions to determine if the course fulfills requirements for their program of study. Students from such other institutions should follow their home schools' regulations concerning transfer credits.
March 24 deadline for full payment if not relying on student aid.
Accommodations: Participants will stay in hotel accommodations on a double occupancy basis. Single rooms are available for an additional cost.
Costs: Approximate program fee of $3,300*; tuition for 6 credit hours, please see Tuition Rates; and mandatory student fees (only the BOR Institutional fee and Technology fee).
If you are a non-GA resident student, you will receive the in-state tuition rate for the study abroad course. There is a $250 fee attached to this study abroad in-state tuition waiver. This waiver does not happen automatically. Please first register for the course and then let your Program Director know you are a non-GA resident.
Program fee includes:
- some meals
- ground transportation
- admission to sites and museums for program events
- international medical insurance
Program fee does NOT include:
- round-trip airfare
- vias and passport fees
- additional meals
- assigned texts and course materials
- personal expenses
- March 1, 2012: $1300 (which includes a $500 nonrefundable deposit due in order to reserve your space in the program, to be credited toward the program fee)
- March 24, 2012: remaining balance due for those not relying on financial aid. If relying on financial aid, please submit a verified applications are due to Georgia State University Office of Financial Aid.
Note: GSU students receiving financial aid will be charged program tuition directly from their award monies.
Contact: Professor E.R. Lanier, College of Law