Registration is NOW OPEN for the well-known Public International Law Summer Course of the Hague Academy is held from 7 – 25 July 2014. This  course is aimed at students and practitioners seeking a deeper understanding of public international law and is open to:

  • Candidates who have completed at least 4 years of university studies, which must have included lectures on international law, and who can prove to the Curatorium that they possess sufficient knowledge of the subject.
  • Candidates holding a 3-year law degree on the date of the opening of the upcoming Summer Course.

Full details can be found at:


Online registration is now open - . Apply ONLINE only. Closing date for applications is 1 March 0:00 hrs.

Public International Law Programme

Inaugural Lecture

7 July

The Limits of the Law
Vaughan LOWE (Emeritus Professor at Oxford University)


General Course

7-25 July

* Ranking of the International Legal Order
Djamchid MOMTAZ  (Professor at the University of Teheran)

Special Courses

7-11 July

Limits on the Use of Force
Christine GRAY (Professor at the University of Cambridge)               

*Rebellion and International Law
Olivier CORTEN (Professor at Université libre de Bruxelles)           

14-18 July

*International Development Law and Human Rights  
Emmanuelle TOURME-JOUANNET (Professor at the Sorbonne School of Law, Paris University

Legal Dimensions of Arms Control Agreements
Bakhtiyar TUZMUKHAMEDOV (Titular Professor of International Law, Vice-President of the Russian Association of International Law)
21-25 July

The Renaissance of Inter-State Arbitration
Brooks W. DALY
Deputy Secretary-General and Principal Legal Counsel of the Permanent Court of Arbitration
The Relationship between the United Nations and the World Bank (IBRD)
Maurizio RAGAZZI
Former Senior Counsel for International Law, The World Bank

  * Lectures delivered in French, simultaneously interpreted into English.