Austrian Arbitration Academy - Arbitration Rules in Practice


The Academy’s winter program Arbitration Rules in Practice is an innovative online program on international commercial arbitration.

Jointly organized by the Vienna International Arbitral Centre, the Young Austrian Arbitration Practitioners, the Austrian Arbitration Association and the Sommerhochschule of the University of Vienna, this program has been specifically devised for participants with prior experience in the area of international arbitration.

Professor Paul Oberhammer
acts as course director of the Arbitration Academy, while Dr. Alice Fremuth-Wolf is co-director of the Austrian Arbitration Academy - Arbitration Rules in Practice on behalf of VIAC.

The program consists of four afternoon sessions as well as online participation on the Vienna Arbitration Day, Austria’s largest arbitration conference. All sessions will be conducted online and will be accessible to all registered participants for a 24-hour time frame.

Please note that times are given in Central European Time (CET).

  • Session I: Tuesday, January 19, 2021, 5.00 pm–8.00 pm
  • Session II: Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 4.00 pm–8.15 pm
  • Session III: Friday, February 5, 2021, 4.00 pm–8.15 pm
  • Session IV (optional in person): Thursday, February 11, 2021, 9.00 am–4.15 pm
  • Vienna Arbitration Day: Friday, February 12, 2021

The application for the program is possible until Saturday, January 15, 2021.
For more information regarding the course modules, the faculty, application and fees, please visit our website at