Rijeka – Diplomacy & Law


ELSA Rijeka is proud to present you the 10th edition of our Summer ELSA Law School Rijeka on Diplomacy & Law from July 28th - August 4th, 2024.

We plan for the 10th edition of our Summer ELSA Law School to be an incredible learning opportunity for young lawyers and law students interested in various topics related to Diplomacy and Law. Through our Academic Programme, Participants will be able to attend interesting and interactive lectures covering various topics, from traditional diplomatic methods to modern approaches. Delivered by experts in various fields directly correlated with Diplomacy and Law, we plan for our Academic Programme to be a comprehensive exploration of the intersection between Diplomacy and Law.

At the same time, we aim to provide Participants with the opportunity to experience the cultural, and social aspects of Rijeka, as well as its vivid nightlife. For this purpose, we have prepared a Social Programme full of fun and engaging activities. These, topped up with the clean water and nice beaches of Rijeka, secure the ultimate summertime experience.

Renowned as the 2020 European Capital of Culture, Rijeka boasts a rich heritage, thriving gastronomy, and dynamic entertainment scene, all set against the backdrop of its status as Croatia's largest port and third-largest city. From its historic carnival tradition to industrial landmarks like the Torpedo Factory, Rijeka offers a captivating blend of tradition and innovation. Don't miss the opportunity to discover Rijeka with us this summer!

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Participation fees
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 335€
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 375€
Members of a partner organisation – 420€
ELSA Alumni – 430€
Non-member - 460€
Extra fees
Gala Ball - 50€
Two-way Airport Transfer - 30€
Boat Trip - 45€
SELS Rijeka Polo Shirt - 25€
SELS Rijeka T-shirt - 15€
Extra Night - 45€
Rijeka, Croatia
Student dormitory Ivan Goran Kovačić, Rijeka
Maximum number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Faculty of Law, University of Rijeka
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Academic Programme

The Academic Programme is designed to introduce Participants to as many intersections of Diplomacy and Law as possible. In collaboration with the Faculty of Law and the University of Rijeka, Participants will have the chance to gain a deeper understanding of international relations, diplomacy, and law, while engaging with distinguished diplomats, former diplomats, and experts in the field. Through lectures, workshops, and institutional visits, Participants will gain valuable insights into Law and Diplomacy from Croatian and international professionals.

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

  • Sunday
    • None (Arrivals)
  • Monday
    • Introductory Lecture on Diplomacy and Law
    • Lecture “From ELSA to Diplomacy”
  • Tuesday
    • Lecture on Diplomacy Methods
    • Workshop on Diplomacy and Constitutions
  • Wednesday
    • Lecture on Culinary and Diplomacy
    • Lecture on Public Diplomacy and National Branding
  • Thursday
    • Workshop on Young Diplomats
    • Institutional Visit to The Consulate General of Italy in Rijeka
  • Friday
    • Lecture on the Role of the Media in Diplomacy
    • Workshop on Modern Ways of Diplomacy 
  • Saturday
    • None
  • Sunday
    • None (Departures)
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