The University of Bergen Faculty of Law together with Maritime Bergen and Centre for Shipping and Logistics at NHH Norwegian School of Economics, offer a 2 week summer study in Bergen, Norway.
Bergen is the maritime capital of Norway, and this program provides an introduction to maritime law in a broad sense. The maritime business sector is of great national importance. In addition, it represents huge opportunities for cooperation between Chinese and Norwegian enterprises.
Hosted by University of Bergen Faculty of Law. Classes are taught in English by Norwegian scholars and practitioners who are experts in their fields.
August 4–16, 2019
Registration is currently full for 2019.University of Bergen
The course is built up around the life cycle of a ship.
- Ship registers, ship financing, and shipbuilding contracts
- contracts for the carriage of goods and passengers, marine insurance and liability for damage, loss and delays
- environmental law and marine pollution; law and dispute resolution when problems or conflicts arise
The curriculum also introduces students to key features of doing business in Norway including the Nordic arbitration model, which is a recognized and often preferred model for solving disputes internationally.
- Doing business in Norway, introduction.
- The maritime business sector, essential features
- Ship registers and ship financing
- Competition law and the maritime sector
- Offshore contracts and shipbuilding contracts
- Contracts for the carriage of goods and passengers
- Liability for damage, loss, and delay
- Marine insurance
- Environmental law and marine pollution
- Jurisdiction and choice of law
- Dispute resolution in the Norwegian court system
- Nordic arbitration
There is no tuition charged for 3 credits.
- $1,200, international round-trip airfare to Bergen
Could be more or less depending on the carrier and timing of ticket purchase.
- $250, miscellaneous costs
Could include public transit, vaccinations (if relevant), transport to and from airport, passport, health insurance, personal expenses, etc. Varies based on spending habits.
- $770, Food ($385/week for two weeks)
breakfast and some other meals
$2,220, includes all costs