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Course Schedule for 2020 Fall [PDF]

(Updated: November 30)
Course Schedule is subject to change.

February 22
Admissions: Applicant's Guide & Documents for Application for 2021 Fall Admissions have been uploaded.
February 12
Lecture: The intensive course, “International Investment Law 2” was delivered online by Prof. Manciaux from University of Burgundy. [January 19 – February 10]

January 26
Lecture: The intensive course, "Dispute Resolution in Asia Workshop (A)" was delivered online by One Asia Lawyers. [December 19, January 9,16 and 23]

January 22
Notification of successful applicants: Click HERE.
January 15
Lecture: The intensive course, “Comparative Competition Law” was delivered online by Prof. Cheng from University of Hong Kong. [January 5 – January 14]

December 25
Notice: The office will be closed between 26 December, 2020 and 4 January, 2021.
December 23
Lecture: The intensive course, "Public International Law 2" was delivered online by Prof. Cai from Xiamen University. [December 17 - December 22]

December 22
Lecture: The weekly course, "Law and Finance (B)" was delivered online by Mr. Uchida, Representative of MDP Business Advisory Co., Ltd. [November 2 - December 21]

December 15
Lecture: The intensive course, "Asian Law" was delivered online by Prof. Yun ZHAO from University of Hong Kong and Mr. Jeff LEONG from JLPW. [November 14, 21, December 5 and 12]

December 8
Lecture: The intensive course, "Public International Law 1" was delivered online by Prof. Christian TAMS from University of Glasgow. [November 25 - December 4]

November 25
Lecture: The intensive course, "International Investment Law 1" was delivered online by Prof. Karsten NOWROT from University of Humburg. [October 13 - November 17]

November 9
Admission: Admission Guidance Fair for Kobe University Graduate School of Law
Admission Guidance Fair for Kobe University Graduate School of Law will be held online on December 9 (Wed), 2020. If you are interested in its Master's programs, including GMAP in Law, please join the fair (※ Explanation will be given in Japanese, but questions in English will be accepted.). Advance registration is required by November 30. For more information, please click HERE or contact us.
*Please note the application deadline for GMAP 2021 Spring-II Admission is December 7(Mon), 2020.
November 5
Notice: Relaxation of Covid-19 virus restrictions:
We are looking forward to seeing our new international students arriving on campus very soon! Some students have been taking their courses entirely online while they await clearance to come to Japan. The Japanese government is now allowing students to come to Japan from China (including Hong Kong & Macau), Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Viet Nam and three other countries.
Students will need:
    1. A valid visa
    2. Not use public transport to reach their accommodation
3. Stay in quarantine for 14 days after arrival
Our administration staff can give advice on procedures to be followed on arrival.
October 27
Lecture: The intensive course, "ADR in Asia and the Rest of the world" was delivered online by Mr. Danny McFadden from CEDR. [October 24 and 25]

October 23
Admissions: Applicant's Guide & Documents for Application for 2021 Spring-II Admissions have been uploaded.
October 22
Notice: The following intensive course will be held online for 2020 Fall.
The date and time will be confirmed by Course Schedule for 2020 Fall [PDF].
  • Law and Finance (B) by Mr. Uchida [Syllabus]
  • Dispute Resolution in Asia Workshop by Mr. KURITA
  • Comparative Law in Asian Context (Kobe SALAD) Organized by Prof. Saito
  • October 20
    Lecture: The intensive course, "Strategic International Business Consulting (B)" was delivered online by Mr. Jeff LEONG from JLPW. [October 10 and 17]

    October 1
    Important Notice: Conditions for attending classes at campus and Health Check sheet have uploaded HERE.
    September 11
    Important Notice: Academic Imformation, Academic Calendar and Courses for Fall 2020 has been uploaded.
    August 4
    Lecture: The following intensive courses for Spring 2020 were delivered online.
    - "International Business Transactions B" by Mr. TEZUKA and Mr. CASSIDY from Higashimashi LPC, Kobe [May 26, June 2, 9, and 16]
    -"International Business Litigation B" by Ms. FIORINI from University of Dundee, Scotland [June 17, 19, 24, 26, 30 and July 1, 3]
    - "International Business Transactions A" by Mr. KURITA and Others from ONE ASIA LAWYERS, Singapore [July 4, 18, 25 and Aug 1]
    July 28
    Summer School: Kobe SALAD 2020 has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
    May 28
    Admissions: Applicant's Guide & Documents for Application for 2021 Spring Admissions have been uploaded.
    Admission Guidance Fair will be held online on June 10.
    May 11
    Notice: Confirmation of Google Account for G Suite for Education
    April 9
    Important Notice: The Campus is closed from 5:00 pm on April 9 until further notice.
    "Campus Closure from April 9 (Thu) 5:00 pm" [
    PDF]

    - Academic Information for 2020 Spring
    - Important Announcement
    April 8
    Important Notice: The research rooms will be shut down from 5:00 pm on April 9.
    The further information has been uploaded to "HERE".
    April 7
    Important Notice: Academic Information for Spring 2020 semester has been uploaded
    April 3
    Important Notice: The important notice for Spring 2020 semester has been uploaded to HERE.
    March 26
    Important Notice: The important notice against COVID-19 has been released and uploaded to HERE.
    March 26
    Notice: The Spring 2020 semester would be started from Monday, 20th April due to the COVID-19 outbreak and the lecture would be delivered in 105 minutes each.
    Academic Schedule and further information would be released as in due course.
    March 18
    "International Investment Law 1" by Prof. NOWROT has been cancelled and postponed to 2020 Fall.
    March 16
    Academic Calendar for 2020 Spring has been uploaded.
    *Schedules are subject to change due to COVID-19.
    February 25
    Admissions: Applicant's Guide & Documents for Application for 2020 Fall Admissions have been uploaded.
    January 14
    Notice: The course "Japanese Legal System I" scheduled during the 5th and 6th period on Thursday, January 16th has been cancelled and rescheduled to Thursday, January 30th. There will be no change in time and classroom.
    January 10
    Lecture: We welcomed Prof. Yun Zhao from University of Hong Kong for "International Business Litigation A" intensive course [Jan 6-9].

    December 18
    Lecture: We welcomed Dr. Monica Chien from The University of Queensland for "Strategic International Business Consulting A" intensive course [Dec 12-Dec 17].

    December 6
    Lecture: We welcomed Prof. Karsten Nowrot from University of Hamburg for "International Investment Law 1" intensive course [Nov 25-Dec 5].

    November 19
    Lecture: We welcomed Prof. Walid Ben Hamida from University of Paris-Saclay (Evry Val d'Essonne) for "International Investment Law 2" intensive course [Nov 11-16].

    October 23
    Lecture: We welcomed Mr. Danny McFadden from Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR) for "ADR in Asia and the Rest of World" intensive course [Oct 19-20].

    October 18
    Lecture: We welcomed Prof. Chi Manjiao from University of International Business and Economics (UIBE) for "WTO Law" intensive course [Oct 14-17].

    October 17
    Notice: The intensive course "International Business Litigation (A)" by Prof. Yun ZHAO from the University of Hong Kong will be held in January 2020.
    For more information, please refer to the files below.
    [Syllabus]

    Admissions: Applicant's Guide & Documents for Application for 2020 Spring-II Admissions have been uploaded.
    October 15
    Lecture: We welcomed Prof. Christian Tams from University of Glasgow for "Public International Law 1" intensive course and for the seminar on "The Public International Law Foundations of International Sports Governance" [Oct 9, 10 and 11].

    October 2
    We held an orientation for new students on October 1 with 17 participants. Prof. Saito, Prof. Tamada and Prof. Carpenter delivered presentations.

    September 12
    Seminar:"The Public International Law Foundations of International Sports Governance" by Prof. Christian Tams (Univeristy of Glasgow) will be held on 10 October 2019.
    -Time: 17:00-18:30
    -Venue: Room 406, Frontier Hall
    -Language: English
    For more information, please refer to the file below.
    All are welcome and no registration is required.

    August 27
    Summer School: The annual Summer School of Asian Law and Dispute Management ("SALAD") was held from August 19-23. The lectures in English were given by 12 lecturers from Kobe University, partner universities, law firms, and international mediation center in various Asian jurisdictions. A total of 65 participants from Singapore, China, Macau, Malaysia, Vietnam, Korea and Japan took part in this intensive program.

    July 2
    Notice: The change in schedule for International Business Litigation (B) by Prof. Partain
    Please refer to the course schedule. [PDF]
    June 28
    Notice:“International Business Litigation (A)” by Ms. Fiorini has been cancelled.
    June 10
    Lecture: We welcomed Prof. Malgosia Fitzmaurice from Queen Mary University of London for "Public International Law 2" intensive course [June 3, 4, 6, and 7].

    June 5
    Lecture: We welcomed Mr. Kok Hong Loong from Malaysia for "Strategic International Business Consulting (B)" intensive course [May 27-30].

    May 29
    Lecture: We welcomed six lecturers from Jagiellonian University, Porland for "International and EU Trade Law" intensive course[May 20-24].

    April 18
    Notice: The change in schedule for Asian Law by Prof. Partain
    Please refer to the course schedule. [PDF]
    April 8
    We held an orientation for new students on April 8 with 14 participants. Prof. Saito, Prof. Kawashima, Prof. Takeuchi, Prof. Carpenter, Prof. Claxton and Prof. Partain delivered presentations.

    March 15
    Academic Calendar for 2019 Spring has been uploaded.

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