Association of Transnational Law Schools – ATLAS

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Bar-Ilan Law is a founding member of ATLAS - Association of Transnational Law Schools.

ATLAS was formed in 2006 with the mission of bringing together talented doctoral students in the field of law. ATLAS strives to promote in-depth study of legal issues related, but not limited to: the comparative legal and regulatory responses to globalization; the evolution of transnational law; and the challenges involved in international governance.

On a yearly basis, ATLAS organizes a summer school for graduate students, “Atlas Agora,” meant to think and rethink the present-day issues of international and transnational law. This event is designed to encourage legal scholarship by fostering a community of doctoral candidates and promoting the development of exceptional dissertations. The program consists of three different parts: lectures, workshops and the faculty conference. During the workshop sections, all participating doctoral candidates have the opportunity to present their graduate work-in-progress and receive expert commentary.

Current ATALS members are:

  • Antwerp University, Belgium
  • Bar-Ilan University, Israel
  • Erasmus School of Law, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
  • Osgoode Hall Law School, Toronto, Canada
  • Queen Mary University of London, UK
  • University College Dublin, Ireland
  • Université de Montréal, Canada

For further information on the program, please visit the ATLAS website at https://atlasagora.org

The academic director of ATLAS at Bar-Ilan Law is Dr. Ori Aronson.