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School of International Arbitration


Professor Stavros Brekoulakis
Professor Stavros Brekoulakis

The School of International Arbitration offers the widest range of dispute resolution LLM modules worldwide, two postgraduate diplomas and a specialist PhD programmes.

All taught and research degrees are offered through the School of Law at Queen Mary University of London.

Postgraduate programmes

Norah Gallagher
Norah Gallagher, Freshfields Arbitration Lecture 2013

Executive Education

The School of International Arbitration at the Centre for Commercial Law Studies, Queen Mary University of London, is pleased to offer its first-ever Executive Course on International Investment Law and Arbitration designed for governmental lawyers and officials, 20 September - 22 November 2021.

The 10-week course offers an integrated programme of state-of-the-art research and practice-based knowledge, legal awareness, and practically applicable skills.

Teaching staff

In addition to our regular full-time and part-time academic staff, we invite high-profile practitioners to give guest lectures. This adds crucial practical experience to academic knowledge and analysis.

Our alumni

Since 1985 we have taught more than 4,000 students from over 110 countries all over the world. Many of our graduates are now successfully practicing in the private or public sector, as arbitrators, lawyers, in-house counsel, academics, or work for international organisations, such as UNCITRAL or the World Bank. Read more about the Alumni and Friends of the School of International Arbitration.

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