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International Business Arbitration

Do you wish to acquire a profound, in-depth and high-quality knowledge on international arbitration?  Are you interested in an academic programme with a strong grounding in both the theoretical and practical aspects of international arbitration within a commercial context, enriched by the hands-on experiences of academics and professionals actively engaged in the field? Then this is the postgraduate programme you’re looking for!

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Law and Criminology

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Program

The postgraduate programme in International Business Arbitration provides all its students, whether experienced legal professionals or otherwise, with a strong grounding in both the theoretical and practical aspects of International Arbitration within a commercial context. Students will be taught on all major institutional and ad hoc arbitration rules thus preparing them thoroughly for a practice specializing in International Arbitration by participation of some of the most esteemed academics and practitioners in the field.

This intellectually challenging programme will focus on all the different dimensions of International Arbitration through a comparative study. It will enable students to critically consider present arbitration practices and make novel propositions for change.

Study credits

ECTS (European Credit Transfer System): 1 credit represents 25-30 hours of study activity

FIRST STEP IN THE MARKET

The increasing importance of International Arbitration in today’s business world is challenging for legal professionals worldwide.

This postgraduate programme will grant to all successful students a certificate in International Business Arbitration that will be of the highest professional standard.

The quality of the classes delivered, the networking events and field work opportunities provided will ensure that graduates, of this degree, securely and successfully access high calibre jobs.

Students will have developed and enhanced skills to work as arbitrators, arbitration counsel, in-house dispute resolution specialists, and legal counsel within Government.

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THE VUB HELPS YOU TO MAKE YOUR FIRST STEP IN THE JOB MARKET WITH WORKSHOPS, NETWORKING EVENTS, JOB FAIRS, TIPS ‘N TRICKS FOR JOB INTERVIEWS. ALL AN AMBITIOUS STUDENT NEEDS!

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IF YOU WANT TO CONTINUE YOUR ACADEMIC CAREER, YOU CAN APPLY FOR A PHD POSITION AT THE VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT BRUSSEL. ALL YOU NEED IS A PROMOTER, RESEARCH SUBJECT AND SUFFICIENT FUNDING. ARE YOU UP FOR THIS CHALLENGE?

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Adittional admission requirements

  • University degree (master’s or bachelor’s).
  • Procedure for Chinese students: All students from the P.R. China must obtain a certificate of academic screening issued by the Academic Evaluation Centre (APS) of the German Embassy in Beijing before being allowed to enrol in any institution of higher education, language course or other preparatory course in Flanders (Belgium). Please note that the APS certificate is also required for obtaining a student visa to Belgium. Students planning to study in Flanders are advised to contact the Academic Evaluation Centre in Beijing,  info@aps.org.cn, as soon as possible in order to make the necessary appointments required before applying for a visa. More information on APS can be found at their website.