Trabzon – Maritime Law and Arbitration

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ELSA Trabzon is thrilled to announce the second edition of Summer ELSA Law School from September 01 - 08, 2024!

During our SELS, Participants will follow an exceptionally rich Academic Programme consisting of lectures and practical activities. Our focus is providing Participants with a deep understanding of Maritime Law — its significance, intricacies, and real-world applications. We aim to elucidate why Maritime Law is a crucial field of study, offering insights into its importance, relevance, and unique learning and professional opportunities.

During our Social and Cultural Programme, Participants will get to experience the cultural tapestry of Trabzon, where history, diversity, and natural beauty converge to create an unforgettable journey. From its Black Sea shores to its historic landmarks, Trabzon offers a unique blend of East and West that sets it apart. 

SELS Trabzon isn't just about lectures; it's about immersing yourselves in Trabzon's vibrant culture. Through engaging activities and local experiences, we offer a window into Trabzon's soul, creating memories that transcend the classroom. 

Discover why Trabzon is more than just a city—it's an experience. Join us and unlock the cultural richness that makes studying Maritime Law in Trabzon a unique opportunity. SELS Trabzon will be fun, academically enriching and full of great opportunities!

You can find more information on our Social Media Account on Instagram!

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 - 20€
Pre-SELS Programme 1 (Sightseeing, City Tour & Turkish Grill Night) - 45€
Pre-SELS Programme 2 (Turkish Grill Night) - 30€
SELS Trabzon Hoodie - 25€
SELS Trabzon T-shirt - 15€
Extra Night - 50€
Trabzon, Türkiye
Koru Hotel, Trabzon
Number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
İstanbul Arbitration Center (ISTAC)
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Academic Programme

ELSA Trabzon proudly presents an Academic Programme dedicated to Maritime Law. With its unique blend of history and maritime importance, Trabzon can offer Participants invaluable experiences and insights into this vital legal domain.

The Academic Programme will explore the intersection of Maritime Law with International Trade, Environmental Protection, and Global Security in the sea. Featuring esteemed experts and renowned Turkish law firms, it aims to offer unparalleled insights into the significance of Maritime Law and its relevance in today’s world. Renowned for its historical significance and maritime prominence, Trabzon provides an ideal setting for studying Maritime Law.

Below you can find our draft Academic Programme (subject to change):

  • Sunday
    • None (Arrivals)
  • Monday
    • Arbitration 101: Arbitration Agreement
    • Maritime 101
    • Carrier’s Liability in Maritime Law
  • Tuesday
    • Terms of Reference and Procedural Timetable
    • Appointments, Statements of Claim and Defense
    • Seafarers and Occupational Accidents
    • Marine Accidents/ Shipowner’s Liability
  • Wednesday
    • Maritime Arbitration
    • Ship Finance& Ship Arrest
  • Thursday
    • Witness Statements& Cross Examination
    • Emergency Arbitration
    • Ship Arrest and Forced Sale of Vessels
  • Friday
    • Enforcement of Arbitral Awards
    • Flag Registrations
    • ESG Reporting in the Shipping Industry
  • Saturday
    • None
  • Sunday 
    • None (Departures)
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