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Summer School in Law and Economics: Contracts and Disputes Resolution (Yale-Assas-Essec)

Formation
Summer School in Law and Economics: Contracts and Disputes Resolution (Yale-Assas-Essec)

Summer School in Law and Economics: Contracts and Disputes Resolution (Yale-Assas-Essec)

2024/2025

Programmes courts / Summer school - Droit

Diplôme Délivré:
Certificat
Durée des études:
4 weeks

Présentation

Yale University, Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université and ESSEC Business School have agreed on the initiative of a common Summer School, all held in english, designed for selected Law and/or Economics students interested in Contract Arbitration and Amicable Dispute Resolution (ADR).

At the end of the program, a "Certificate in Private Law and Economics in the United States of America and in France (Contracts, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution)", jointly signed by the academic directors of Yale University, Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université and ESSEC Business School, is delivered to students.

Registration fees

  • 2 500 €

Admission

Niveau d'entrée:
Bac +3

Profil recommandé

Group profile

The number of participants will be limited to 30 (10 from each partner school).

Application criteria

To apply, students must meet the following criteria:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree (B.A) or L3 (preferably in Economics, Law or Finance) by the start of the Summer School.
  • or be enrolled in a Grande École or a Political Science Institute.

Preference will be given to students in their 4th/5th year of studies (M1/M2) and PhD students.

Applicants must have a sufficient command of the English language for studying the required readings and participating in rigorous classroom discussions.

Enrolment

Application period: from february 12, 2024 to April 29, 2024.

Submit your application online HERE

Please attached the following documents to your application :

  • A resume in English
  • A cover letter in English
  • Transcripts of records (from the last three years of study)
  • Copy of your student card

Deadline for payment of registration fees: May 17, 2024

Programme

Program

The program is composed of 65 hours of courses of Law and Economics, all held in English.

  • Classes Monday to Thursday (typically from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm).
  • Social and cultural events organized some Friday (visit of museums or institutions).

Courses

Seminars

  • Topics will include: The Economics and law of contract enforcement; Economics and law of the burden and standards of Proof; Harmonization of Legal Systems; Dispute Resolution Mechanism in International Business Contracts.
  • Lecturers will include Emmanuelle Chevreau (Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université); Jens Frankenreiter (Washington University); Richard Brooks (New York university); Michael A. Livermore (University of Virginia).

In addition, some specific events will take place:

  • Team-building seminar organized by ESSEC at the beginning of the program.
  • Case-studies and visits to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the OECD and academic conferences.
  • A study trip.

A detailed schedule will be provided to participants in due time.

Contact

Information

Ms. Célia MASSON

Professors in charge 

Yale: Pr. Sarath SANGA
Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université: Pr. Claudine DESRIEUX
ESSEC: Pr. Geneviève HELLERINGER

Duration of study : 4 weeks
Degree awarded : Certificate
Brochure : Download

Presentation

Yale University, Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université and ESSEC Business School have agreed on the initiative of a common Summer School, all held in english, designed for selected Law and/or Economics students interested in Contract Arbitration and Amicable Dispute Resolution (ADR).

At the end of the program, a "Certificate in Private Law and Economics in the United States of America and in France (Contracts, Arbitration and Dispute Resolution)", jointly signed by the academic directors of Yale University, Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université and ESSEC Business School, is delivered to students.

Registration fees

  • 2 500 €

Complementary informations

The Yale-Assas université-ESSEC Summer School will be held from: June 24, 2024 to July 19, 2024

  • Duration: 4 weeks
  • Language of teaching: English
  • Course load: 65 hours (class + seminars)
  • Classes: Monday to Thursday (typically from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm)
  • Social and cultural events: organized every Friday (visit of museums or institutions)
  • Group profile: around 10 participants from each of the 3 institutions
  • Location: Paris-Panthéon-Assas University, 92 rue d'Assas, 75006 Paris (FRANCE).
Input Level : Bac +3
Number of places : 30

Group profile

The number of participants will be limited to 30 (10 from each partner school).

Application criteria

To apply, students must meet the following criteria:

  • hold a Bachelor's degree (B.A) or L3 (preferably in Economics, Law or Finance) by the start of the Summer School.
  • or be enrolled in a Grande École or a Political Science Institute.

Preference will be given to students in their 4th/5th year of studies (M1/M2) and PhD students.

Applicants must have a sufficient command of the English language for studying the required readings and participating in rigorous classroom discussions.

Enrolment

Application period: from february 12, 2024 to April 29, 2024.

Submit your application online HERE

Please attached the following documents to your application :

  • A resume in English
  • A cover letter in English
  • Transcripts of records (from the last three years of study)
  • Copy of your student card

Deadline for payment of registration fees: May 17, 2024

Structure du diplôme

Program

The program is composed of 65 hours of courses of Law and Economics, all held in English.

  • Classes Monday to Thursday (typically from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm).
  • Social and cultural events organized some Friday (visit of museums or institutions).

Courses

Seminars

  • Topics will include: The Economics and law of contract enforcement; Economics and law of the burden and standards of Proof; Harmonization of Legal Systems; Dispute Resolution Mechanism in International Business Contracts.
  • Lecturers will include Emmanuelle Chevreau (Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université); Jens Frankenreiter (Washington University); Richard Brooks (New York university); Michael A. Livermore (University of Virginia).

In addition, some specific events will take place:

  • Team-building seminar organized by ESSEC at the beginning of the program.
  • Case-studies and visits to the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the OECD and academic conferences.
  • A study trip.

A detailed schedule will be provided to participants in due time.

Knowledge check

Students will be evaluated through exams for each class and will be required to solve problem sets, based on the content of the lectures given by the co-directors of the program.

The final grade of the certificate obtained by participants will be calculated as follows (subject to change):

  • 50% exams
  • 30% problem sets
  • 20% student participation

Attendance of all lectures is mandatory to obtain the Certificate.

Information

Ms. Célia MASSON

Professors in charge 

Yale: Pr. Sarath SANGA
Paris-Panthéon-Assas Université: Pr. Claudine DESRIEUX
ESSEC: Pr. Geneviève HELLERINGER