International Summer Law School “International contracts in the Oil and Gas Industry and Environmental law”

Participation in ISLS 2019 gives you a chance to visit Krasnoyarsk, a cultural and economic centre of Siberia. Participants will be able to familiarize themselves with the essentials of European Legislation in English, Russian law in German to learn about approaches in teaching law. In addition, they will learn the basics of the Russian language and culture, and mix a lot with Russian native speaking teachers and students. ISLS 2019 is a great chance to break your stereotypes, see new places, meet new people and discover Russia as a study abroad destination.

Key Speaker

Eduardo G Pereira has been active in the oil and gas industry for several years and is an international expert on joint operating agreements. He has oil and gas practical experience in over 40 jurisdictions covering America, Europe, Africa and Asia. Dr. Pereira concluded his doctoral thesis on oil and gas joint ventures at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland). He conducted postdoctoral research at Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (University of Oxford, UK) and another postdoctoral research at the Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law (University of Oslo, Norway). He holds part-time positions in several academic institutions. He is also a managing editor for the African Journal on Energy, Natural Resources and Environmental Law and an associate editor of OGEL. He is also the author and editor of several leading oil and gas textbooks.

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For German speakers

The school syllabus includes 3 subjects related to current issues in Russian Law in German and also Russian language like a foreign; to successfully completing participants the school awards 11 ECTS (including participants’ autonomous work). The tasks for autonomous study of participants are accessible after registration at the Law School site (available since May 1 2019). The ISLS classes are held by lecturers from Siberian Federal University who has the sufficient level of knowledge of German. The final assessment for completing the school is held in a form of oral interviews.

Core courses:

  • Constitutional Law of RF — 12 h
  • Criminal Law of RF — 12 h
  • Civil Law of RF — 12 h
  • Russian as a foreign language (during testing 2 groups are formed: beginning and continuing) — 30 h

For English speakers

The school syllabus includes 2 subjects related to current issues in international and European law; to successfully completing participants the school awards 6 ECTS (including participants’ autonomous work). The tasks for autonomous study of participants are accessible after registration at the Law School site (available since May 1 2019). The ISLS classes are held by lecturers from leading European universities. The final assessment for completing the school is held in a form of oral interviews.

for English speakers for German speakers
Application deadline May 31, 2019 May 13, 2019
Duration 7–13 August 2019 6–18 August 2019
Arrival 5 August 2019 5 August 2019
Day-off 14 August 2019 14 August 2019
Departure 15 August 2019 19 August 2019
Tuition fee 150 euro 200 euro

The Summer School fee includes breakfasts, lunches, opening gala dinner and farewell party, cultural program, accommodation and welcome. The tuition is free.

Date: from 06.08.2019 till 14.08.2019
Venue: Law School of Siberian Federal University (6, Maerchaka Street)
Canteen: Economic Institute (2, Lidiya Prushinskaya Street)

Trainers: Dr. Eduardo Guedes Pereira — professor of Energy Law and partner at the International Energy Law Advisory Group.

Date Event
5 August 2019 Arrival of the participants (airport pick-up)
6 August 2019 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–10:30 — Greeting of the participants of the Summer School (Room 4-01)

10:30–11:30 — Lecture № 1 (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 2 (Room 4-20)

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–18:00 — City tour

18:00–20:00 — Opening Gala dinner (Uni canteen)
7 August 2019 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

09:30–11:30 — Lecture № 3 (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 4 (Room 4-20)

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–16:10 — Lecture № 5 (Room 4-20)

17:00–19:00 — River Yenisei tour
8 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

09:30–11:30 — Lecture № 6 (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 7 (Room 4-20)

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

15:30–18:00 — Visit of legislative Assembly of Krasnoyarsk Region (on your wish)
9 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–11:30 — Lecture № 8 (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–14:00 — Lecture № 9 (Room 4-20)

14:00–15:30 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

16:00–18:30 — Visit to Krasnoyarsk Regional Museum of local lore (Dubrovinsky St., 84)
10 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–11:30 — Lecture № 10 (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 11 (Room 4-20)

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–16:10 — Lecture № 12 (Room 4-20)

18:00–21:00 — Tour to fun-park ‘Bobrovy log’ (optional)
11 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–11:30 — Lecture № 13 (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 14 (Room 4-20)

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

15:00 — Tour to the local national park ‘Stolby’(optional)
12 August 2018 18:00–20:00 — Autonomous work
Preparation for the final assessment
Russian bathhouse (optional)
13 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–11:30 — Examinations (Room 4-20)

11:30–12:00 — Coffee-break (Room 4-09)

12:00–13:30 — Examinations (Room 4-20)

14:30–16:00 — Farewell Gala dinner, delivery of certificates. (Uni canteen)

16:30–18:00 — Visit to Vasiliy Surikov museum
14 August 2018 DAY OFF
Off-city tours (village Ovsianka, Krasnoyarsk hydroelectric power station, Tsar Fish Statue); dinner in a cafe
15 August 2018 Departure of participants

The program is subject to change.

Annual International summer legal school was held by SibFU Law school

An International summer legal school took a place in SibFU Law School. 3 directions were united within 2 weeks of School work in 2018:

  • Basics of Russian law for German students (in German language):
  • International Petroleum Transaction & Environmental law (in English language):
  • German law for Russian students (in German language).

This year foreign students participated in International summer school (20 students), many of whom came to Krasnoyarsk with DAAD scholarship.

Students have learned the basics of Russian law and attended a course of Russian as a foreign language (30 hours). Learning of Summer school’s education program has finished with an exam. Lecturers of Law were Assistant Professors and Master candidates of SFU Law School, concurrently DSG alumni.

Participants who attended the courses were students of comparative law department of Law school well versed in legal English and the student from Changchun University of Science and Technology (China) who has been in Krasnoyarsk for the first time. Lecturer of this section was Doctor of Law, foremost expert in oil and gas industry Eduardo G. Pereira.
German-speaking educational course “German law” has been held since 1999 in SFU Law School. Long-term SFU’s partner, University of Passau (Germany) sends Professors to implement the educational part of the course. Participants who attend the course are students of comparative law department of Law school. Moreover, students of all Russian educational organizations, well-trained in legal German language, are invited to participate in the Summer school. This year students from Krasnoyarsk, Omsk, Tomsk, Kemerovo, Barnaul and Irkutsk participated in course of German law. Course program included lectures of German Criminal law, that were given by Prof. Dr. Holm Putzke and doctoral candidate Wagner Paul, and lectures of International public law and European law, that were delivered by Prof. Dr. Matthias Wendland and Valeria Titovskaya.

All three sections of Summer school were held in parallel, which contributes to a deep immersion in the language environment, and networking of students and teachers from different countries.

In addition to education program of Summer school’s students there was prepared a rich culture initiative, which included Krasnoyarsk round tours, River Yenisei tour, local national park “Stolby” tour, visit to Tsar-Fish Statue, museum of V. Astafyev in Ovsianka village and many other places.

Participants of the Summer school mentioned the high level of organization and its positive impact not only for increasing their own legal competence, but also for international communication in complicated geopolitical situation.

Dr Luidmilla Maiorova

Candidate of Legal Sciences, Manager of European programmes at Law School SibFU

Phone: +7 913 534-53-29
E-mail: lmaiorova [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru

Ms Olga Fettich

Candidate of Legal Sciences, Manager of European programmes at Law School SibFU

Phone:+7 (391) 206-23-36
E-mail: ofettikh [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru

The University

Today Siberian Federal University (SibFU) with over 35,000 students enrolled in its programmes is one of the most actively developing universities in Russia. Annually more than 200 visiting professors – leading scientists from UK, Germany, Spain and USA – deliver their lectures at SibFU.

The University is a winner of the Russian Government grants supporting research projects under the guidance of top-level scholars from Russia and all over the world.

More information

The campus of Siberian Federal University is located in a forested area of the city of Krasnoyarsk. Academic buildings and dormitories of the university are surrounded by natural forest lands and easily accessible by the public transport. More information about the University Campus can be found here.

The City of Krasnoyarsk

Krasnoyarsk is the administrative capital of Krasnoyarsky kray – second largest region of Russia. It is a big industrial and educational centre with a population of more than 1 million people, and also an important junction of the Trans-Siberian Railway.

The city is located on the banks of the Yenisey River in the valley formed by the Eastern Sayan Mountains. Nature reserve Stolby ("pillars") has become the city’s visiting card.

Among the famous people born in Krasnoyarsk are artist Vasily Surikov, opera singer Dmitri Hvorostovsky, biathlete Evgeny Ustyugov, skeletonist Alexander Tretyakov and ice-hockey player Alexander Semin.

In March 2019 Krasnoyarsk proudly hosted the XXIX Winter Universiade.

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