The Department of International Law of the Secretariat for Legal Affairs of the
Organization of American States (OAS) is pleased to announce the Call
for the 48th Course on International Law organized jointly with the
Inter-American Juridical Committee, to be held from July 31st to August 11th,
2023, in the city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
For almost 50 years, the Course on International Law has offered attorneys and
internationalists from around the Americas the opportunity to promote analysis,
exchange ideas and generate an open discussion on relevant topics of
international law in general and of the Inter-American System in particular.
This, in addition to, an opportunity to expand their professional networks,
develop their abilities in an inclusive, diverse, and multicultural environment.
Students may interact in an academic setting with the most prestigious jurists
from the Americas and Europe, counting among them judges of international
courts, members of the Inter-American Juridical Committee, professors of public
and private international law from the Americas and Europe, diplomats, as well
as officials of various international organizations.
Due to limited capacity, prospective students are encouraged to submit their
applications as soon as possible; as the deadline is
Wednesday, May 3rd, 2023. A selection process will then be conducted, and
successful candidates will be notified on Wednesday, May
Requirements for participation includes, among other things, having a university
degree in law or international relations with at least two years of relevant
professional experience. The course has welcomed thousands of young lawyers and
internationalists among its students, including some of today’s leading jurists,
ambassadors, diplomats, ministers, professors of international law,
international civil servants, and members of the Inter-American Juridical
Details of the call for applications and the syllabus are available at the main page of the course in the
In case of additional questions, please contact
the general coordination of the course directly
at the following e-mail
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