Publié le 2 juin 2020 Mis à jour le 4 juin 2020
du 25
au 26 juin 2020

The School on Foreign Law is aimed to advance the knowledge of Russian and international students in various fields of modern law as well as to jointly explore the existing problems. E-registration deadline : 15 juin

Objectives :

  • enhancement of knowledge about Russian and foreign legal systems;
  • building professional skills;
  • development of cooperation in education with representatives of universities from different countries;
  • improvement of skills to use interdisciplinary approach.

Areas of work :

The School on Foreign Law is conducted online in the following areas:
  • Theory of State and Law;
  • Constitutional law;
  • Civil law, Business law, Private international law;
  • Integration and European law;
  • Information law and Digital Technologies;
  • Administrative law;
  • Comparative law.

Participation :

More information :


Submitting an application to the School on Foreign Law includes e‑registration and uploading the following documents :

  • CV (1 page) ;
  • ID photo ;
  • Proof of language proficiency : international certificates etc. (if available).
  • Motivation letter (described your interest to participate in the School of Foreign Law, no more than 1 page, A4, font size – 14, interval – 1).
  • Consent to personal data processing (scan-copy, signed by applicant).

E-registration deadline: June 15, 2020.

Admission decision: June 20, 2020.

Successful applicants will receive the letters of acceptance on the e-mail indicated in the application. The application is submitted individually, the joint application is not considered. Applications are not reviewed or returned. Organizational issues and terms of participation:

Location : The School on Foreign Law – 2020 is online based on Zoom platform of Kutafin State Law University (MSAL).

Participants : Participation is available for 3rd and 4th year undergraduate and graduate students from MSAL and another universities from Russia and partner universities .

Working languages : The working languages are Russian and English.

Tuition fee: Participation in the School on Foreign Law is free of charge.

Preliminary preparation :
1. Summary of the scientific interests of the participant.
2. Preparation for discussion and completion of assignments sent to participants.

Training :
1. Participants of the School on Foreign Law must be ready for intensive daily work from 10:00 to 19:00.
2. Participation in all educational activities of the School on Foreign Law is required. If a participant of the School on Foreign Law fails to attend one or more educational events, the University shall decide to exclude the participant from the possibility of obtaining a certificate.

Documents :
1. Passport and copy of passport
2. At the end of the School on Foreign Law, participants will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance.

Program - June 25

EGOROVA Maria Aleksandrovna – Head of international cooperation Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), Co-President of the International Alliance of Lawyers and Economists (France), Doctor of Law, Professor

Opening of the Online Summer School on Foreign Law “Current Problems of Modern Law under Digital Development” – Rector of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL) – Viktor Blazheev.

10.15-10.30 – Greetings from the Head of the School on Foreign Law, Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), Professor - Maria Egorova.

10.30-11.10 – Marcello D’APONTE - Professor of Labor and Employment law at the University of Naples Federico II, Civil law lawyer in the Court of Cassation (Naples, Italy)
“The Strike in Essential Public Services in the ECHR and Russian Case: What Prospects for Trade Union Rights in the Digital Economy?”

11.10-11.30 – Discussion
11.30-12.10 – Daniel GUYOT – Arbiter of the International Commercial Arbitration Court at the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of the Russian Federation, Member of the French Society of Comparative Legislation (Paris, France).
“French Law and Social Media - Recent Events”

12.10-12.30 – Discussion

12.30-13.10 – Rein MÜLLERSON - Professor Emeritus at the Tallinn University in Estonia and the King's College London, Doctor of Law (London, United Kingdom).
“Undemocratic Liberalism and the Rise of Populism”

13.10-13.30 – Discussion

13.30-14.00 – Break

14.00-14.40 – Estelle FOHRER-DEDEURWAER – Director of the Institute for European, International and Comparative Law Studies, University of Toulouse 1 Capitole, Co-Director of the European School of Law (Toulouse, France).
“Artificial Intelligence - European Approach to Perfection and Trust. Practical Guide”

14.40-15.00 – Discussion

15.00-15.40 – Marcin GLICZ – Assistant Professor, Deputy Director of the Institute of Law and Administration, Pomeranian Academy in Slupsk, Doctor of Law (Slupsk, Poland).
“Law of Payment Services and Open Banking in European Union”

15.40-16.00 – Discussion

16.00-16.40 – Alain DUFLOT – Professor at the Jean Moulin University Lyon 3, Lawyer, Founder of Duflot&Partners legal practice, Co-President of the International Alliance of Jurists and Economists of France (Lyon, France).
“Crimes in the Business Sphere”

16.40-17.00 – Discussion

17.00-17.40 – Adrián VAŠKO – Assistant Professor at the Department of International and European Law and Legal Communication, Faculty of Law, Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica (Banská Bystrica, Slovak Republic).
“Comparison of Legal Possibilities of Using Criminal Intelligence in Criminal Proceedings in the Slovak Republic and in the Czech Republic”

17.40-18.00 – Discussion

Program - June 26

10.30-11.10 – Giulio Cesare GIORGINI – Associate Professor at the University Côte d’Azur, France, Director of the Master program International Trade Law & Practice, Member of the Research Group in Law, Economics and Business, of the International Comparative Law Society, of the Research Group Norms, Sciences & Techniques and of the European network Trans Europe Experts (Nice, France).
“Artificial Intelligence and Citizenship(s)”

11.10-11.30 – Discussion

11.30-12.10 – Mario ANTINUCCI – Criminal lawyer, Professor of Criminal procedure at the School of Specialization for Legal Professions, Sapienza University of Rome (Rome, Italy).
“EU Ethical Charter on the Use of Artificial Intelligence in Judicial Systems with a part of the law being established on Blockchain”

12.10-12.30 – Discussion

12.30-13.10 – Gabriella MARCELJA – President of international NGO SIRIUS GLOBAL — Academic Diplomacy 4.0, Director of Startup Grind, representative of Cleantech clusters in Italy and Croatia (Rome, Italy).
“The Rule of Law in the Context of Sustainable Development, New Technologies and International Relations”

13.10-13.30 – Discussion

13.30-14.00 – Break

14.00-14.40 – Diana TRESHCHAKOVA –Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Pavel Joseph Shafarik in Kosice, Doctor of Law (Kosice, Slovakia).
“Protection of Personal Data in the EU”

14.40-15.00 – Discussion

15.00-15.40 – Zinka GRBO – Professor of Business and Company Law at the Faculty of Law, University of Sarajevo (Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina).
“Current Issues in the State-Owned Companies in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina”

15.40-16.00 – Discussion

16.00-16.30 – Marko NOVAKOVIC – Research Fellow of the Institute of International Politics and Economics, Editor-in-Chief of IIPE′s journal “European legislation” (Serbia), lecturer and coordinator of Regional Academy on the United Nations (Austria), member of Executive Council of International Law Association (UK) and Associazione degli Studiosi di Diritto Internazionale ed Europeo (Italy), Doctor of Law.
“International law and Cyberspace”

16.30-16.40 – Discussion
16.40-17.20 – Sergio STONE - Deputy Director of the Robert Crown Library at the Stanford Law School, Doctor of Law (Stanford, USA).
“Legal Research in the Digital Environment: Problems and Challenges”

17.20-17.40 – Discussion

17.40-18.20 – Peter MAGGS – Research Professor at the College of Law, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Clifford M. and Bette A. Carney Chair Emeritus, Doctor of Law (Urbana–Champaign, USA).
“Legal Protection of Free and Open Software in the USA”

18.20-18.40 – Discussion
18.40-19.10 – Closing of the Online Summer School on Foreign Law “Current Problems of Modern Law under Digital Development” – Head of the School on Foreign Law, Head of the International Cooperation Department of the Kutafin Moscow State Law University (MSAL), Professor - Maria Egorova.


For more information about the School on Foreign Law - 2020, please contact Maria Siryak (ph.: +7 (499) 244 88 88 ext.854, e-mail:

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