Alexey Klishin

Rector of the SAIL Group

Doctor of Jurisprudence, Professor

Head of Attorney’s Department of Moscow State Institute of International Affairs (MGIMO University) under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation

Member of the Presidium of Association of Lawyers of Russia

Member of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Vice-Chairman of the Legal and Judicial Committee of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation in 2005-2009

Fluent in English, Spanish and Portuguese

 

About the Program

The profession of lawyer is one of the most prestigious and demanded.

In the environment of globalization, new forms of international cooperation, inter-state and corporate disputes, the demand in skilled international lawyers is increasing continually.

The unique Joint Academic Program International Law and Comparative Legal Studies is focused on training of international level experts that are able to perform their professional duties in three languages, in such fields of expertise as Russian law, international law, Anglo-American law, intellectual property law, nuclear law, WTO law, sports law, European corporate and fiscal law, international commercial arbitration, etc.

Some of the leading experts from Russia, Europe and USA, practicing lawyers, officials of international organizations, top managers and business operators are engaged as lecturers. On a day-to-day basis, our students gain knowledge and liaison with top specialists in law that possess extensive expertise and vast practical experience.

Trainees residing in Geneva enjoy the unique opportunity of immersion into international environment, discovering European mindset, as well as invaluable experience of multicultural interaction and learning their trade in the traditions of European school of jurisprudence.

 

FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE TRAINING PROGRAM, STUDENTS RECEIVE TWO DIPLOMAS:

 

International Law and Comparative Legal Studies Program involves:

  • Lectures of the leading professors of Russian, Swiss and European universities, representatives of international institutions, banks, partners of legal firms, and senior officials in companies
  • 16 hours per week of French and English lessons per week in Geneva conducted by native speakers — up to the final proficiency level of B2/C1, as well as the possibility of immersive interaction in verbal environment
  • 240 hours of Legal English and Francais Juridique training courses
  • Internship in international organizations, corporations, banks, legal firms located in Switzerland, the EU and Russia
  • Personal approach to every student and employment assistance
  • A selection of extracurricular modules in compliance, economics and business studies
  • The unique opportunity to live and train in one of the most comfortable and safe international capitals — Geneva
  • Educational trips to Strasbourg, Hague, Wien, Davos, etc.
  • Lectures in the United Nations Organizations, World Intellectual Property Organization, World Trade Organization, International Olympic Committee, Federal Parliament of the Swiss Confederation, etc.
  • Joint summer and winter schools and conferences with Russian, European and North American universities

 

LEARNING PROCESS

The learning process is organized around the principles of the Bologna process; its main objective is improving student and educator mobility and strengthening relations between European universities and universities around the world.

Learning is organized in modules, which means continuous training in a discipline for several weeks with subsequent examination. Following the completion of a module, students move on to the next discipline. Concurrently, students are intensively trained in English and French. Starting the third year of learning, instruction is carried out in English. Besides that, professional Legal English and Francais Juridique training courses are offered.

 

Price Schedule

TRAINING FEE

Year

Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Year 4

Total

Half-Year

Half-year 2

Half-year 3

Half-year 6

Half-year 7

 

Training

13 000

13 000

13 000

13 000

52 000

Registration fee

500

 

 

 

500

Educational and entertaining events

 

750

 

750

 

750

 

750

 

3 000

Compulsory health insurance

750

750

750

750

3 000

Deposit

1 500

 

 

 

1 500

Grand total, CHF

16 500

14 500

14 500

14 500

60 000

 

COST OF ADDITIONAL SERVICES

 

Cost, СHF / half-year

Procurement of entry educational Swiss-type D visa (half-year 2 and 6)

250

Procurement of residence permit Permis B (half-year 2 and 6)

500

Catering services (breakfast and lunch)

3,200

Extracurricular lessons / activities

To be negotiated

Customized curriculum

To be negotiated

Information on the academic performance of a student (Internet portal)

Free of charge

 

COST OF ACCOMMODATION*

 

Campus

Number of residents

Deposit

Cost, СHF / half-year

Living room, kitchenette and sanitary conveniences, ≈ 27 sq. m

Single

≈1 000

≈10 250

Double

≈500

≈5 125

Living room with sanitary conveniences
≈ 11 sq. m

(communal kitchen for up to 5 persons)

Single

≈1 000

≈6 250

 

SAIL Group also offers accommodation in individual apartments (upon request).

 

All costs shown are in Swiss francs (CHF). 1 CHF = 1.03 USD (as of January 15, 2020)

* the cost of accommodation is approximate and may vary depending on the organization that offers accommodation services to students. SAIL Group may render assistance in the search for a campus.