Rijeka – July – Diplomacy & Law

ELSA Rijeka offers this summer TWO CYCLES of our Law School. The 1st cycle will take place from the 16th to the 23rd of July and the 2nd cycle will then commence on the 30th of July and finish on the 6th of August. When applying, choose the one that best suits your precious time! ELSA Rijeka is determined to offer you an insight into the exciting world of Diplomacy & Law through an academic programme established under the patronage of the Croatian Diplomatic Academy, the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and many international experts in this area. To participate there are no requirements of prior knowledge in this topic. Considering the current situation in the whole world, diplomacy will be the main weapon and key to ensure peace. The purpose of this ELSA Law School is to simulate diplomatic work, to learn how to achieve peaceful settlement of disputes and ensuring peace, how to address potential problems through diplomatic channels and much more. The social programme will enable the participants to get to know the city and each other. Participants will start the day with lectures and workshops held by leading experts and spend the rest of the day visiting attractions in Rijeka and enjoying the great beauty of the Adriatic sea where participants will have the opportunity to visit the beach.
Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country: €350
ELSA Member from a favoured country: €315
ELSA Alumni / ALSA Members: €365
Non ELSA Members: €380
Maximum extra fees
Gala-Ball: €50
Two-way RIJEKA airport transfer: €30
Rijeka, Croatia
Student dormitory, Rijeka
Number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
Faculty of Law at University of Rijeka, Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs
Academic Programme

Day 1 
• Lecture on ‘International Law and Diplomacy: regulations, significance and link’
• Workshop ‘Creating international legislation’

Day 2 
• Lecture ‘Diplomacy: Definition, features, representatives, privileges and immunities’ 
• Workshop on ‘Simulation of diplomatic work’

Day 3
• Lecture ‘The peaceful settlement of disputes and ensuring peace: methods and international bodies’
• Workshop on ‘Simulation of dispute settlement’

Day 4 
• Lecture on ‘Problems and challenges of diplomatic work: the experience of experts’
• Workshop ‘Addressing potential problems through diplomatic channels’

Day 5
• Lecture on ‘Diplomacy and Law: importance in the modern environment of terrorism’
• Workshop ‘Simulation demanding the resolution through diplomatic channels of an international problem – the participants show acquired knowledge’