Welcome to the Swiss Arbitration Academy SAA

The Swiss Arbitration Academy (SAA) in cooperation with the University of Lucerne and the University of Neuchâtel offers flexible programs tailored to the individual participant's needs. Participants can choose to complete internationally accredited comprehensive programs covering all aspects of an arbitration or choose to focus on individual aspects of an arbitration. All programs are a unique combination of an academic education and practical hands-on training with renowned international practitioners.

We are proud that the internationally accredited Certificate of Advanced Studies (CAS) in Arbitration program is endorsed by renowned arbitral institutions: the German Institution of Arbitration (DIS), ICC Switzerland, the Milan Chamber of Arbitration (CAM), the Kigali International Arbitration Centre (KIAC), the Swiss Chambers\' Arbitration Institution (SCAI), the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce (SCC) and the Vienna International Arbitration Centre (VIAC).

For more information, or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us by e-mail or telephone.

Best regards

Dr. Urs Weber-Stecher
Member of the Academic Council
Chairman of the Board of Directors


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2018-2019 Arbitration Practitioner's Program Starting in June

The SAA Arbitration Practitioner's Program is an in-depth post-graduate course designed for (legal) professionals. During three 5-day Modules, participants learn from the practical experience and insights of various international arbitration experts. Since our courses are taught in small groups and include many interactive in-class exercises, the SAA Arbitration Practitioner's Program really provides for a unique, high-end learning experience.

This year, the SAA offers a 10% discount on the tuition fee for the Arbitration Practitioner's Course. If you would like to attend the Program starting in June, we invite you to send in your application to info@saa-switzerland.ch.