Bologna – Business Law

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ELSA Bologna is proud to welcome you to the second edition of our SELS Bologna on Business Law. Mark your calendars from July 14 - July 21, 2024 to join us on this enriching journey at the prestigious Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna, the oldest university in the Western World.

Immerse yourself in a captivating Academic Programme meticulously crafted to elevate your understanding of Business Law with lectures, workshops and institutional visits. Explore key topics in Commercial Law, including Corporate Law, International Contracts, Corporate Governance, Tax Law, Mergers and Acquisitions, Antitrust and Negotiation led by distinguished academics, lawyers, and industry experts. 

Our Cultural and Social Programme is your ticket to exploring the heart of one of Italy's most picturesque cities. Bologna's rich heritage and modern charm promises a cultural feast and a lot of fun, from a treasure hunt and a murder mystery night to traditional dinners, a visit to San Luca by night and a special Gala night; get ready to uncover Bologna's authentic flavours that make it a food lover's paradise, leisure walks under the enchanting UNESCO-listed porticoes and breathtaking panoramas from our scenic hills, contemplating the iconic Two Towers. 

Our SELS Bologna on Business Law is not just an academic experience; this is an invitation to broaden your understanding of Business Law, forge lasting connections, and immerse yourself in the vibrant mosaic of Italian culture and lifestyle.

Are you ready to join us for an unforgettable second edition? Your journey to SELS Bologna on Business Law 2024 begins here. 

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Participation fees
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 335€
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 375€
Member from a Partner Organisation - 400€
ELSA Alumni - 400€
Non ELSA Member - 400€
Extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
SELS Bologna Goodie Bag - 25€
SELS Bologna T-shirt - 15€
Bologna, Italy
Palace Hotel Bologna, Bologna
Maximum number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Department of Legal Studies - University of Bologna
Complexity of Academic Programme
Academic Programme

Our Academic Programme, hosted within the illustrious Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna, aspires to foster a profound understanding of Business Law. Distinguished scholars, legal practitioners, and industry experts will guide you through a comprehensive curriculum, engaging in thought-provoking lectures, dynamic workshops, institutional visits, and a challenging negotiation competition designed to bridge theory and practice.

Here is the draft Academic Programme of our SELS (subject to change):

  • Sunday
    • None (Arrivals)
  • Monday
    • Introduction to Business Law 
    • Lecture on Contracts and Business Law
    • How to write an International Contract
    • Workshop on Writing and Construction of a Contract
  • Tuesday
    • Institutional Visit to a law firm with a lecture on M&A
    • Lecture on Tax Law in M&A
    • Lecture on International Tax Law
  • Wednesday
    • Panel Discussion on Corporate Law with presentations of different law firms
  • Thursday
    • Lecture on European Antitrust Law 
    • Workshop on Antitrust Law Issues between the market and EU Regulations
    • Institutional Visit to Automobili Lamborghini
    • Workshop on Corporate Governance Law
  • Friday
    • Introduction to Negotiation
    • Negotiation from theory to practice: workshop in groups
    • Negotiation Competition
  • Saturday
    • None
  • Sunday
    • None (Departures)


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