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The Summer Institute in China Program is multidisciplinary and is aimed at students, young graduates and professionals with a background in law, political sciences, international relations, public administration, philosophy, economics, environmental sciences, engineering, geology, geography, physics and any other relevant discipline that can be related to the topics of the program. The Program includes two parallel curricula:

Climate Change, Energy and Environmental Protection (SICCEP), which addresses Law, Policy, Economics and Technology on Climate Change and Environmental issues.

Intellectual Property Rights and China” (IP-China), which addresses chinese law, and provides a comparative overview on European, American and Chinese approaches to Intellectual Property and Competition Policy.

The Summer Institute in China was founded in 2006 and in the Summer 2017 it will be held the 12th Edition. This program is organized in Beijing by West Virginia University, in partnership with gLAWcal – Global Law Initiatives for Sustainable Development (United Kingdom), University of Calgary Law School (Canada), University of Provence Aix Marseille I – CNRS Centre of Comparative Epistemology and Ergology (France) and Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (Spain). The following institutions are also affiliated to the Summer program: University of Eastern Piedmont Faculty of Economics (Italy), University of Pavia, Faculty of Law (Italy), University of Verona, Department of Law (Italy) University of Napoli Federico II Law School (Italy).

More information is available at the Summer Institute in China Program.

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