International arbitration is an effective mechanism for international commercial and investment dispute resolution providing a final and binding determination of disputes and global recognition and enforcement of the arbitral awards. The course aims to provide students with a basic introduction to key topics in international arbitration. The emphasis of the course will be on arbitration of commercial disputes, but some insight will be also given into the international investment arbitration system. Students will become acquainted with some of the strategic problems that arise in the course of international arbitration proceedings and will gain an understanding of both the benefits and drawbacks of arbitration as a mechanism for the settlement of transnational disputes.

2016-2017 ICA course outline_FINAL.pdf2016-2017 ICA course outline_FINAL.pdf