Summer School on Illicit Trade

Catania 3-7 July 2023 

The Illicit Trade Group, the University of Groningen, in association with the University of are pleased to announce the 2023 Summer School on Illicit Trade.  

This exciting course is the first of its kind in teaching illicit trade in a holistic and practical manner, combining both essential theoretical knowledge with contemporary investigation skills. Participants will learn how criminals set up offshore companies and bank accounts; how they obscure the beneficial ownership of assets; how they exploit the loop-holes of dual-use goods legal systems, and identify vulnerabilities in particular jurisdictions.  

The Summer School on Illicit Trade will host speakers from: The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, InterPol, GI-TOC, NATO, Catania University, Groningen University, and many more!
There are five scholarships available, sponsored by the Rudolf Agricola School at the University of Groningen.
Students eligible for the scholarship are from University of Groningen, Catania University or from the Global South. Recipients of this scholarship shall receive a 50% discount on the admission fee. Find out more at the link: 

Contacts: - Please indicate “Illicit Trade Summer School” in the subject of the email 

Tel: +31 50 363 3666