Malta – Maritime Law

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ELSA Malta is proud to be organising another edition of its annual  Summer ELSA Law School on Maritime Law between August 22 to August 29, 2023. The sunny island of Malta will be welcoming applicants to learn more about Maritime law in one of the world’s most renowned maritime countries, boasting Europe’s largest ship registry along with a chance to experience the beautiful, picturesque, Maltese Summer scenes.

Malta, being one of the world’s smallest countries, is easy to get around and will allow participants to truly explore the entire country without having to go too far. Despite its size, Malta is well known for being a leader in Maritime law across the globe with the International Maritime Law Institute also being located in the country. Apart from this, Malta is known for its buzzing and active nightlife, sunny and warm weather, picturesque views, and great Mediterranean food.

Participation fees
ELSA member favoured country - 335€
ELSA member non-favoured country - 375€
ELSA Alumni - 410€
Member of a partner organisation - 410€
Non-member - 440€
Extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
T-shirt - 20€
db San Antonio Hotel and Spa
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Academic Partner
Camilleri Preziosi Advocates
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Academic Programme

Our diverse and professional lecturers will provide you with an overview on Maritime Law and it’s application around the world. The programme will include topics such as ship purchasing as well as marine litigation. Furthermore, other topics will move away from the standard ‘shipping and yachting’ view of maritime and instead focus on other aspects of maritime law dealing with maritime immigration and employment.

Here is the draft academic programme of our SELS:

  • Day 1:
    • Ship Financing
    • Marine Litigation 
  • Day 2: 
    • Ship Purchase
    • Ship Sale
  • Day 3:
    • Employment law Considerations in the Maritime World
    • Overview of Yatching legislation in Malta
  • Day 4:
    • Local Tax Aspects Of Maritime Transport Activities and Due Diligence and Compliance
    • Illegal Migration 
Covid-19 Requirements
This Summer ELSA Law School is accessible without any COVID-19 requirements.
If the government imposes stricter requirements, those will have to be adhered to.
Apply here