iCourts / PluriCourts PhD Summer School 2021

PhD Summer School

The Centre of Excellence for International Courts (iCourts) and PluriCourts (Centre for the Study of the Legitimate Roles of the Judiciary in the Global Order) are hosting a Summer School for ambitious PhD students working on international courts in their social and political context. We particularly welcome students whose projects have a strong empirical approach. In its 9th year, the Summer School has challenged and assisted more than 200 PhD students from around the world.

The idea

The iCourts/PluriCourts PhD Summer School is a celebration of intellectual curiosity, academic cooperation, and professional networking. Students who sign up for the Summer School will meet an engaged group of both young and senior scholars who look forward to sharing their experience and knowledge with you.

Listen to PhD Student Sarah Scott Ford describing her experience as a participant of the digital Summer School 2020.


As a participant

You are expected to take an active part in the scholarly discussions, to present your own work, and to give feedback to your co-participants. Given the continued presence of the COVID-19 pandemic and to ensure the well-being of participants and iCourts staff, this year’s summer school will be held entirely online. This will not diminish the importance we place on the full engagement of participants.