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Maritime Law Scholarships 2017/2018

Maritime Law Scholarships  2017/2018 (for Maltese Citizens only)

Applications are invited from Maltese citizens for the 28th  course at the IMO International Maritime Law Institute, Malta to be held from mid-October 2017 to May 2018 .

The course is at postgraduate level leading to a Master of Laws (LL.M) and places particular emphasis on the international regulatory law relating to maritime safety and port protection of the marine environment. It also covers the commercial law aspects of shipping. A unique feature of the course is the provision of comprehensive training in the development and drafting of maritime legislation.

Persons already in possession of a university degree in law with a high standard may apply.

Application forms as indicated below can be downloaded from the Ministry for Foreign Affairs website http://foreignaffairs.gov.mt/en/PDF%20Documents/Scholarships%20Application%20Form.pdf and should be submitted with the other required documentation to the Scholarships Section at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Valletta from 8.00a.m. to 12.00 p.m and 01.00p.m. to 03.00p.m.

(a) MFA Application Form
(b) a Curriculum Vitae 
(c) a copy of the degree(s) obtained;
(d) a University transcript detailing results and grades obtained;
(e) IMLI Application Form

Applications from Government and Parastatal employees and from the Private Sector will not be considered unless recommended by their Head of Department/Parastatal Organisation/employer respectively.

Closing date for these scholarships is by not later than noon of Thursday 13th April 2017. 

Successful candidates may be required to enter into a contract to serve the Government or the Private Sector of Malta upon completion.

Late applications will not be considered. The Board’s decision will be final.

Application Package 2017 - 2018