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June 29, 2007

Is Antitrust/Competition Law or Industrial Organization Taught in Your Country?

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Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

I am surveying countries around the world that are not OECD members and not members of the EU to determine whether and at which universities are antitrust/competition law and/or industrial organization taught. 

Please respond to this post rather than email me directly with the following information:
Country
University (specify department- e.g., economics department or law department)
Course(s).

For example, an entry may look like the following:
Chile
Universidad Diego Portales - law school
Competition law, seminar in competition law and intellectual property

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Hong Kong
University of Hong Kong Faculty of Law
Competition Law

Posted by: Peter Yu | Jun 14, 2007 11:21:11 AM

Armenia
American University of Armenia
Competition Policy: Law and Economics

(Single course taught in summer '05, it proved a bit challenging because the Armenian law draws from so many different sources - EU, US, CIS, and local peculiarities. I'd be interested to know if others have faced this issue for drafting a syllabus.)

IO is taught in Armenia, but not beyond the undergraduate level.

Posted by: Michael Nicholson | Jun 14, 2007 1:24:20 PM

Mexico (OECD country)
Instituto Tecnologico Autonomo de México (ITAM)
* Economics Department
Undergraduate Level
Industrial Organization
Empirical Industrial Organization
Graduate Level
Industrial Organization
* Public Policy Department
Graduate Level
Economic Regulation
* Law School
Graduate Level
Economic Regulation
Competition Law

Posted by: Prof. Ramiro Tovar Landa | Jun 15, 2007 12:26:16 PM

Colombia

Universidad Javeriana (Bogotá) – Law Faculty
- “Law and the markets”, mandatory undergraduate course on antitrust and unfair competition law. Since 1995.
- “Competition Law and Free Trade”, post-graduate program on antitrust law and international free trade agreements. Since 2006.

Universidad Externado de Colombia – Law Faculty
- “Competition and Consumer Law”, post-graduate program on antitrust, unfair competition and consumer protection law.

Posted by: Juan David Gutiérrez | Jun 16, 2007 4:45:51 AM

Czech Republic
Charles University, Prague - Faculty of Law
Competition Law - seminar in Czech and EU competition laws

Posted by: Jiri Kindl | Jun 17, 2007 1:39:00 PM

No Antitrust/Competition Law being taught in the Kingdom of Cambodia.

Posted by: Cambodochine Dao | Jun 18, 2007 12:30:14 AM

Ethiopia
Addis Ababa University (Department of
Economics)
M.A. in Competition Policy and
Regulatory Economics(1 year course)

Posted by: Rijit Sengupta | Jun 18, 2007 1:13:56 AM

Czech Republic
University of Palacky - Faculty of Law
Competition Law ,seminar in Czech and EU competition laws.

Josef Bednar, excharmain of the Czech Competition Office

Posted by: Josef Bednar | Jun 18, 2007 3:18:12 AM

Uzbekistan
Antimonopoly Policy Improvement Center.
Competition law is not taught in the country, however in 2004 it was included in the cirricullum of some of the law universities, but there is no information whethere it was taught or not. Probably not, because there is no textbook on competition law, but we are planning to prepare one in 2007-2008.

Posted by: Golib Kholjigitov | Jun 18, 2007 5:17:16 AM

Turkey
Middle East Technical University (METU), Ankara
Faculty of Economic and Administrative Sciences Undergraduate Programs

Dept. of Economics
Econ 451- Industrial Economics
Econ 454- Economics of Regulation and Antitrust

Dept. of Political Science and Public Administration
Adm 430- Competition Law

Posted by: H. Baha Karabudak | Jun 18, 2007 6:08:31 AM

Armenia
Universite française en Arménie (French University in Armenia) / Law School
Competition law (common principles of competition law : US, EU, French and Armenian competition law) : 18 hours per year since 2006 (1st year of Master), taught in French by a French lecturer
antitrust and transition countries, antitrust (anticompetitive agreements and monopolization), enforcement procedures and european state aid law

Posted by: cheynel | Jun 18, 2007 7:34:25 AM

South Africa- University of Witwatersrand

Competition Law is an elective course at Undergraduate (LLB) level as well as a taught course to Master's students (LLM) level. We also offer a certificate course to practitioners as well. These courses run for one semester.

Posted by: Kasturi Moodaliyar | Jun 18, 2007 3:49:51 PM

Taiwan (Republic of China)

National Chengchi University, College of Law

Antitrust/Unfair Competition Law is offered at both undergraduate(LL.B.) and graduate (LL.M.) levels.

Posted by: T.C. Liu | Jun 19, 2007 12:08:54 AM

Country: India
University: Department of Policy Studies, TERI University
Course(s):
Economics of Regulation: Theory and Evidence
Competition Theory and Policy
Infrastructure Law (Including Competition Law)

Posted by: Puneet Chitkara | Jun 19, 2007 2:46:14 AM

Argentina

CEMA University
Department of Economics
Industrial Organization

CEMA University
Business School
Competitive Strategy and Market Regulation

University of Buenos Aires
School of Law
Antitrust Law and Economics

Posted by: Prof. German Coloma | Jun 19, 2007 9:10:58 AM

Peru

Pontifical Catholic University of Peru - Law School
Competition Law 1 (Antitrust)
Competition Law 2 (Unfair Competition)

Posted by: Oscar Quispe Carbajal | Jun 19, 2007 2:50:24 PM

ESTONIA

Tartu University
Tallinn Technical University
Some private business schools

Posted by: Aini Proos | Jun 20, 2007 8:55:51 AM

Brazil

University of São Paulo – USP
Law School
Regulation, Competition and Market

State University of Rio de Janeiro – UERJ
Law School
Political Economy

University of Brasília – UnB
Law School
Economic Law

Federal University of Bahia – UFBA
Law School
Economic Law

Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul – UFRGS
Law School
Economic Law


There are few Brazilian law schools that have competition and antitrust law in their undergraduate programs. Almost all of competition and antitrust courses offered in the schools of law in Brazil are being held as a part of a major discipline under the denomination of 'Economic Law'. The courses prospects usually contain studies of market structures, defense of competition, regulatory agency legislation, consumer protection law, antitrust legislation, commercial defense principles, among other trading issues.

Posted by: Rafael Arruda Furtado | Jul 4, 2007 3:09:22 PM

University of Buenos Aires
Law School
Graduate program on Consumer Protection
Competition Law

Posted by: Julián Peña | Jul 13, 2007 8:47:49 AM

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