Course 2021 (Online Program)

Arbitration Rules in Practice

LecturersJanuary 19 – February 12


The course will take place from Tuesday, January 19, to Friday, February 12, 2021.

The sessions will mirror the structure of an (administered) arbitration and will address salient issues of international arbitration, in particular problems that might be encountered frequently in practice.

Throughout the course, the focus will lie on institutional arbitration proceedings. The last session will consist of a mock organizational hearing. For successful completion of the course, participants will thereafter be asked to draft a Procedural Order No 1.


Successful participants will receive the University of Vienna/ Austrian Arbitration Academy/VIAC practice diploma.


The course will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • The Arbitration Agreement & Constitution of the Arbitral Tribunal
  • Organization of Proceedings
  • The Arbitral Award & Costs
  • Multiparty Arbitration
  • Evidence
  • The Hearing in Practice
  • Mock Organizational Hearing