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 XLVII Course on International
Law, to be held from August 1 to 12, 2022, in the city of Rio de
Janeiro, Brazil, at Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro (“UFRJ”),
located at Rua Moncorvo Filho, 8 - Centro, Rio de Janeiro - RJ, 20211-340,
For over forty 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
Friday, June 17, 2022. A selection process will then be
conducted, and successful candidates will be notified on Thursday, June 30,
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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