In a nutshell


Intensive 10-day programme on companies crossing borders; exploring various legal domains on the basis of a take-over case.


Stadscampus, University of Antwerp, Belgium


From Monday 24 June until Friday 5 July 2019


Students with at least a degree of Bachelor in Laws or Economics or in their graduating year, or with similar competences (to be assessed on a case-by-case basis) are eligible for this summer school. Good command of English.

Course description

The programme relates to companies crossing borders, and is composed of four parts:

Part 1: introductory lectures on key legal considerations for companies crossing borders; these lectures should enable the students to solve the case  that will form the common theme throughout the summer school;

Part 2: exercises on the basis of a case relating to companies involved in a cross-border take-over situation; to be solved by the students in groups (sufficient time will be given to the students to solve the various questions included in the case study); students (per group) will have to submit various written reports of max. 3 pages each per set of questions relating to the case study at various intervals during the summer school; students (per group) will be required to orally present their findings in the various discussion lectures;

Part 3: tutorials allowing the students to discuss their solutions to the questions included in the case;

Part 4: lectures on specialised cross-borders issues - capita selecta.


3 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful completion of the programme.  Credits will be awarded on the base of participation in class and a paper with oral presentation.

Registration fee

To be confirmed by February at the latest

The fee Includes lectures, coffee breaks, social activities and a closing ceremony. Does not include accommodation, travel arrangements or meals.

University of Antwerp students are entitled to a refund of € 150.

Application details

Will be available through Mobility Online by February 2019.