International Summer Law School (ISLS) — 2018

Participation in ISLS 2018 gives you a chance to visit Krasnoyarsk, a cultural and economic centre of Siberia, the host city of the World winter Universiade in 2019. 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 2018 is a great chance to break your stereotypes, see new places, meet new people and discover Russia as a study abroad destination.

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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 2018). 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 2018). The ISLS classes are held by lecturers from leading European universities (this year there are Dr. Ben Standford and Aaron Cooper, Coventry University). 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, 2018 April 30, 2018
Duration 7–14 August 2018 7–19 August 2018
Arrival 6 August 2018 6 August 2018
Day-off 15 August 2018 15 August 2018
Departure 16 August 2018 20 August 2018
Tuition fee 10,500 rubles 14,000 rubles

The Summer School fee includes accommodation, meals, cultural programme and airport transfers. The total should be requested from the ISLS coordinators. Travel expenses are a responsibility of participants themselves.

Venue: Law School of Siberian Federal University (6, Maerchaka Street).

Trainers:

  • Aaron Cooper LL.B, LL.M Co-Director for Oil, Gas and Energy Law | International Environmental Law | Academic Link Tutor of the Sino-UK Commercial Law degree, Coventry University
  • Dr. Ben Stanford PhD Lecturer on the Chair of Human Rights and International Criminal law, Coventry University

Examination requirements:

  • Students are required to preparing a 10 minute individual presentation on any of the topics covered during the course of the summer school.
Date Event
6 August 2018 Arrival of the participants (airport pick-up)
7 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–10:30 — Greeting of the participants of the Summer School (Room 4-20)

10:30–11:30 — Lecture № 1

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

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 2

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–18:00 — City tour

18:00–20:00 — Opening Gala dinner (Uni canteen)
8 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

09:30–11:30 — Lecture № 3

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

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 4

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–16:10 — Lecture № 5
9 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

09:30–11:30 — Lecture № 6

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

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 7

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–16:10 — Lecture № 8

18:00–20:00 — River Yenisei tour
10 August 2018 09:00 — Breakfast (Uni canteen)

10:00–11:30 — Lecture № 9

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

12:00–14:00 — Lecture № 10

14:00–15:30 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

16:00–18:30 — Lecture № 11

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

10:00–11:30 — Lecture № 12

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

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 13

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

14:40–16:10 — Lecture № 14

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

10:00–11:30 — Lecture № 15

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

12:00–13:30 — Lecture № 16

13:40–14:40 — Lunch (Uni canteen)

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

10:00–11:30 — Examinations (Room 4-01)

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

12:00–13:30 — Examinations (Room 4-01)

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

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

The 2018 syllabus is being finalised and should be requested from the ISLS contact persons:

Ms Olga Fettich, International Office of Law School, SibFU
call: +7 391 206-23-36
e-mail: ofettikh [at] sfu-kras [dot] ru

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.

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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 2019 Krasnoyarsk will proudly host the XXIX Winter Universiade.

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