CAS and DAS Programmes

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Could you benefit from a refresher course at the WTI? Are you interested in our programmes but cannot commit to an entire year? Now is your chance to get a taste of what we offer and earn a certificate of attendance, Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) or a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS).

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Our offer

The WTI offers you a unique opportunity to update and deepen your knowledge of international economic governance, trade and investment by participating in intensive, week-long courses on a wide range of topics. These interdisciplinary courses, which are part of the Master in International Law and Economics (MILE) programme and the Master in International Trade and Investment Law (TRAIL+), are taught by a faculty of renowned experts and practitioners. 

Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) - Participants who earn 8 ECTS in course work and 4 ECTS by writing a research paper are awarded a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in International Law and Economics.

Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) - Participants who earn 22 ECTS in course work and 8 ECTS by writing a research paper are awarded a Diploma of Advanced Studies (DAS) in International Law and Economics.

During the academy year 2022/2023, we offer four different CAS (details below):

  • CAS on Trade Law - 23 January-16 February 2023
  • CAS on Applied Trade Policy Modeling (TRADEMOD) - 12-30 June 2023
  • CAS on International Climate Governance (CLIMGOV) - 10-28 July 2023
  • CAS on Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development (TRADESUS) - 3-21 July 2023

If you cannot commit to a CAS, you can take single weekly courses on à la carte basis, as a part of our Winter and Summer Academies. Visit the Winter and Summer Academy page for a current list of à la carte courses, course descriptions, and fee information.

CAS on International Climate Governance (CLIMGOV) (10-28 July 2023)

IMPORTANT: you have to pass all three courses below and write a paper to obtain a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) or you can pick one alternative course of the Summer Academy offer to replace one of the indicated courses.

Week 1 | Challenges to International Climate Governance
10-14 July 2023
Lecturers: TBC
Description: (coming soon)
ECTS: 3

Week 2 | International Law and Policy Options for Climate Mitigation
17-21 July 2023
Lecturers: Nicolas Lockhart and Dominic Coppens
Description: (coming soon)
ECTS: 3

Week 3 | International Energy Law and Governance
24-28 July 2023
Lecturers: Anna-Alexandra Marhold
Description: (coming soon)
ECTS: 3

CAS on Trade, Investment and Sustainable Development (CAS TRADESUS) (3-21 July 2023)

IMPORTANT: you have to pass all three courses below and write a paper to obtain a Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) or you can pick one alternative course of the Summer Academy offer to replace one of the indicated courses.

Week 1 | Technical Barriers to Trade in Pursuit of Sustainable Development
3-7 July 2023
Lecturers: Christian Häberli and Arthur Appleton
Description: (coming soon)
ECTS: 3

Week 2 | Non-Trade Concerns in International Trade: Public Health and Labour Standards
10-14 July 2023
Lecturers: Antony Taubman and Damien Raess
Description: (coming soon)
ECTS: 3

Week 3 | International Investment Law and Sustainable Development
17-21 July 2023
Lecturers: Marie-Clare Cordonier and Markus Gehring
Description: (coming soon)
ECTS: 3

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