Encouraged by the overwhelming success of the previous seven editions, VSMCASL is pleased to present before you the 8th Edition of GNLU Air and Space Law Academy (GASLA) 2023.

About the GNLU Air and Space Law Academy - GASLA

States are exhibiting an increasingly keen interest in augmenting investments in developing their capabilities and competencies in the realm of both air and space activities. Non-State actors, including private investors, are no exceptions to this emerging trend. It is becoming evident that a nation’s supremacy in air and space will define international relations in the years to come. Recognizing this potential, the VSMCASL organizes the 8th Edition of GNLU Air and Space Law Academy (GASLA) as a platform for engaging in discourse on contemporary legal issues in the field of air and space.

Dates of Event

23rd - 27th Sepetember 2023.


Latest issues in space law include but are not limited to,

  • Space tourism, Space debris, commercial space mining, environmental harm, space exploration, and International Liability for incidents in space.
  • National space policies.
  • Current challenges relating to territorial sovereignty and its extension in air and space.
  • Aviation-related crimes and Aerial Terrorism.
  • Air Accidents and Incident Investigation Regime Governing Military and Civil Airports Case laws relating to International Air Law.


Gujarat National Law University, Silvassa Campus.

Tentative Resource Persons

  • Prof. (Dr.) Paul Fitzgerald, Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Law, Institute of Air and Space Law, McGill.
  • Dr. Ranjana Kaul, Partner, Dua Associates.
  • Prof. (Dr.) Sandeepa Bhat, Professor of Law, West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata.
  • Prof. (Dr.) Stephan Hobe, Director, Institute of Air Law, Space Law and Cyber Law, University of Cologne, Germany.
  • Prof. (Dr.) V. Balakista Reddy, Professor, NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad.
  • Dr. V. Gopalakrishnan, Former Policy Analyst, Indian Space Research Organisation.


  • Legislative and Regulatory Authorities; Armed Forces.
  • Professionals from Aviation and Space Industry; International Organizations.
  • Institutions focused on Private and Public Capacity building.
  • Faculty Members; Scholars.
  • Researchers and Students Professionals/Practitioners interested in the theme of the academy.

Registration and Accommodation

  • Students: INR 23,600* [Max Subsidy 50%].
  • Academicians/ Professionals/ Others: INR 23,600 [Max Subsidy 25%].
*All prices are inclusive of GST and are non-refundable under any circumstances.
  • Participation fee includes registration, lodging and boarding, tuition fee, study material, educational visit, and access to online legal databases.
  • Special subsidy in the participation fees (as mentioned herein above) may be provided upon prior request which shall be made latest by 7 September 2023. Participants are requested to contact the Organizing Committee.

Important Dates

  • Registration and Payment Deadline: 14 September 2023 (Thursday).
  • Commencement of Course: 23 September 2023 (Saturday).

Registration and Payment


Brochure: Click here to view


Email: gasla@gnlu.ac.in.

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