Oporto – Business Law


Welcome to the 8th Edition of SELS Oporto on Law & Business, which will take place in the beautiful city of Porto, Portugal, from July 14 - 21, 2024.

Porto, Portugal's second-largest city, is renowned for its rich history, stunning architecture, and vibrant culture. It is perhaps most famous for its port wine production, closely tied to the city's identity. During their stay here, Participants can explore the picturesque Douro River, lined with centuries-old wine cellars and colourful buildings that create a captivating riverside panorama.

In partnership with Universidade Católica do Porto, we plan on offering Participants an enriching and comprehensive study experience. Led by renowned Speakers from domestic and international spheres, Participants will delve into the fundamentals of Business Law, exploring key subtopics to understand the interplay between Business Law thoroughly.

The vibrant culture of Porto, characterized by warm hospitality and culinary delights, awaits participants of the Oporto SELS on Law & Business. Explore historic landmarks like the iconic Porto Cathedral and São Bento Train Station, immersing in the city's rich heritage. Choosing OPorto SELS means embarking on a transformative journey, broadening horizons, deepening legal understanding, and creating cherished memories in one of Europe's most captivating cities.

Participation fees
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 335€
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 375€
Members of a partner organisation – 400€
ELSA Alumni – 400€
Non-member - 400€
Extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
Two-way Airport Transfer - 30€
SELS Merch Pack - 30€
OPorto, Portugal
Best Guest Hostel, Porto, Portugal
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Date of arrival
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Academic Partner
Universidade Católica do Porto
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Academic Programme

Designed in collaboration with Universidade Católica do Porto, we plan for our Academic Programme to be both fascinating and well-equipped. During SELS Oporto, Participants will engage in lectures covering topics such as International Trade Law, Banking and Finance, and Mergers and Acquisitions, getting a thorough understanding of the dynamics between business and legal frameworks, and a holistic perspective on contemporary business challenges and opportunities.

The main subtopics to be covered include (subject to change):

  • Sunday
    • None (Arrivals)
  • Monday
    • Lecture on International Trade Law
    • Lecture on International Investment Law
  • Tuesday
    • Lecture on Banking and Finance
    • Lecture on Data Protection
  • Wednesday
    • Lecture on Mergers and Acquisitions
    • Lecture on Competition Law
  • Thursday
    • Lecture on Tax Law
    • Lecture on Corporate Governance
  • Friday
    • Lecture on Negotiation in Business Law
    • Lecture on Restructuring & Insolvency Law
  • Saturday
    • None 
  • Sunday
    • None (Departures)
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