Europe - based Schools for Maritime Law
The International Maritime Law Institute is an international center for maritime law and it's situated in Malta (University of Malta). The Institute offers three basic programs:
- Master of Laws in International Maritime Law (LL.M.): The program lasts an academic year, covering multiple areas of the maritime law, such as shipping, enviromental and security maritime law. A university degree in law and proficient knowledge of the English language are the two prerequisites necessary to attend the program.
- Ph.D. in International Maritime Law: The program involves the writing of a 100,000 word thesis. The thesis must be completed within 3-5 years. Candidates must have a Master's degree in law.
- Advanced Diploma in Internationl Maritime Law: This program is suitable for professionals that need further education on maritime activities and can only attend courses for a few weeks per year. Students receive credits for the courses.
University of Stockholm - Institute of Maritime and Transportation Law: The Institure offers two university courses for foreign students as well. The courses are given in English:
Maritime and Transport Law (maritime, rail, road and air carriage, role of transport documents,operation of ships, ship registration etc).
Marine Insurance (insurance issues , insurance market in London and in the Nordic countries, etc.)
Other schools to check:
University of London - The London Shipping Law Centre: The centre offers Mediation, Maritime Industry and Bespoke Courses, although no further information is available through their site. Interested applicants should contact the centre to request brochure.
Utrecht University Netherlands Institute for the Law of the Sea
University of Wales Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law
University of Nantes Maritime and Ocean Law Center
University of Nice Center for Study and Research in the Law of Maritime Activities
University of Oslo Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law
University of Rijeka Institute of Maritime and Transportation Law
University of Southampton Institute of Maritime Law
Tulane University School of Law Admiralty and Maritime Law Program.
University of Antwerp European Institute of Maritime and Transport Law
University of Hamburg Institute of Maritime Law and the Law of the Sea