Lisbon – Aviation Law

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This year's Summer ELSA Law School held in Lisbon will continue with the theme of Aviation Law as we believe that the subjects that we cover are of the utmost importance for people who are passionate for this subject and want to become a professional lawyer in this area. In this ELSA Law School, participants will attend lectures by the most influential professionals in their respective fields, thus guaranteeing an enriching academic programme. During the 8 days of the ELSA Law School, you will have the opportunity to study in the Catholic University of Portugal - the most preeminent Law School in Portugal - and to interact with recognised law firms that will surely inspire your future ambitions.
Maximum participation fees
ELSA Members from Non-Favoured Countries: €400 
ELSA Members from Favoured Countries: €350
Non ELSA Members / ELSA Alumni: €450
Maximum extra fees
Gala ball: €50
Airport transfers: €20
Extra nights: €45
Surfing lesson: €20
Lisbon, Portugal
Lis’On Hostel, Lisbon
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Academic Partner
Universidade Católica Portugal, Católica Global School of Law, Vieira de Almeida & Associados, VdA Academia
Academic Programme

The topic of Aviation Law will be divided into the following subtopics:

-International Aviation Law
-EU Air Law;
-Airports and Ground handling;
-Air Contract Law and Liability of the career;
-Data Protection
-Leasing, Sale and Purchase of Aircrafts ;
-Competition Law and Aviation
-Contracts between Airlines
-Maintance, Repair and Overhall (MRO)
-Aviation and Insurance
-Air traffic management
– The role of regulatory authorities
– Aviation Safety and security
-Military Aviation
-Drones- Basic concepts and the EU approach;
-Outer space : basic concepts and the UN outer space treaties
– The links between Space and Air Law