(as decided by 62nd ECSL Board Meeting 27/05/2011)
Criteria for the selection of the ECSL Summer Course students:
1. Undergraduate, graduate or PhD students studying Law, Political Science (major in International Law & Organisation), Economics (with proven interest in the space sector)or other disciplines interested in Space Law and Policy.
2. Sound knowledge of International Public and Private Law, European Law, and some knowledge of space law
3. Maximum 36 students + 4 tutors
4. Age: Maximum 27
5. Students older than 27 years, professionals and students not coming from an ESA Member State should be considered on a non-priority basis.
6. Geographical distribution: 6 Students by ESA member-State, 5 students per law Faculty; only if it is possible up to 4-5 students from non ESA Member States or States with whom ESA has established cooperation agreement; some more students might be admitted subject to the approval of the hosting university and to the availability of funds.
7. Good knowledge of English and French or working knowledge of the other language
8. Certificates by Faculty of Law and NPOC or by a Faculty of Law in absence of a NPOC.
The selection process should go through the ECSL National Points of Contact (NPOC).
The applicant should contact the National Points of Contact which corresponds to his/her State of residence/study. If there is no NPOC in the applicants’ State of residence, the applicant should contact the NPOC of his/her nationality.
The applicant should contact the relevant NPOC as soon as possible and send his/her Curriculum and registration form which shall include a professional project (BEFORE JUNE 22, 2012).
In case the ECSL has no National Point of Contact in the applicants’ State, the applicant should send his/her documents (CV and application form with professional project) to the ECSL Executive Secretary:
European Centre for Space Law
ECSL c/o ESA,
8/10 rue Mario-Nikis
F-75738 Paris Cedex 15
Telephone: +33 (0) 1 53 69 73 53
Fax: +33 (0) 1 53 69 77 39
A certain flexibility might be admitted upon the availability of funds and on the evaluation of individual situations.
Last update: 31 May 2012