Nirma University is organising an Advanced Certificate Course on "Maritime Law, Policies, and Practices", which will be conducted by the Institute of Law in collaboration with the Centre for Continuing Education (CCE), Nirma University.

Institute of Law, Nirma University under the aegis of Centre for Continuing Education, Nirma University is organising an Advanced Certificate Course on "Maritime Law, Policies and Practices". The course is designed for Undergraduate, Postgraduate students, Researchers, Scholars, Maritime Ports Officers, Seafarers, Maritime Professionals, Academicians of the related field and various other stakeholders.


Six Months (Part-time, Online Mode Four Quadrant – Four Credit Course).

  • Commencing from 09th November 2023 to 10th May 2024.
  • The course is designed for 60 hours.
  • The classes will be conducted every Saturday and Sunday from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM through online mode except on official holidays.


Graduate, Postgraduate students, Research Scholars, Researchers, Faculty Members, Maritime professionals, Ports Officers, Seafarers, Maritime Stakeholders etc. (The participants of the First Edition and Second Edition of the Certificate Course on Law of the Sea and Maritime Law are eligible to apply for Advanced Certificate Course on Maritime Law Policies and Practices).

Expert Resource Persons

  • Dr C. L. Yadav (PhD in Maritime Law, LL.M. in Maritime Law) (Internal Resource Person & Core Faculty of the Programme) Assistant Professor, Institute of Law Nirma University, Ahmedabad, Gujarat Area of Expertise- The Law of the Sea and Maritime Law, Maritime Business Law, Legal frameworks of Maritime Policies and Practices, Maritime Labour Laws, Marine Environment and Legal Control.
  • Dr Madhumita Kothari (PhD Maritime Studies, LL.M. Shipping Laws from Cardiff University, UK with Distinction) (External Resource Person) Area of Expertise- Law of the Sea and Shipping Law, International Human Rights Laws, International Humanitarian Laws and Refugee Laws.

Course Structure

  • The course contents include very significant aspects of Maritime Law, Policies and Practices which includes; -
  • Legal Frameworks of Maritime Policies and Practices
  • Maritime Business and Marine Insurance
  • Safety and Security at Sea and Maritime Law
  • Marine Environment and Legal Control and Maritime Liabilities
  • Maritime Labour Laws and Protection of Rights of Labour and
  • Maritime dispute settlement.


The applicants are required to fill out the registration form through the given link on or before 07th November 2023 (On a First Come First Serve basis till the availability of a Seat)

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Registration Fee

For Undergraduate, Post Graduate students, Research scholars, researchers from any Universities, Institutes, Colleges in India, Government and non-government departments, maritime stakeholders etc.

  • 5000 INR.

For Students of Nirma University

  • 4000 INR.

Payment Details

  • Account Name: Centre for Continuing Education
  • Address: Nirma University Sarkhej Gandhinagar Highway, Ahmedabad-382481
  • Bank IFSC Code: KCCB0NRM097
  • Bank Account No: 09720180200
  • 9 Digit MICR code: 380126029

Key Features of this Course

  • The Course delivery will be through virtual classes in the Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Online classes are easily accessible on all devices including Smart Phones.
  • No working experience is required.
  • Comprehensive 60 Hours of virtual classes and 15 hours of special discussion sessions through discussion forums.
  • Experienced Faculty and expert resource person in the area of Law of the Sea and Maritime Law.
  • Well-developed reference course materials.
  • The four-credit course graded certificate will be awarded with a marks statement after successful completion of the course.
  • Explore new career avenues with a certificate course as a value addition to the resume.
  • Access to the soft copy of structured course literature unit-wise.
  • Option to watch the recorded videos online.
  • Online 60 hours session and discussion forum.
  • Continuous assessment and feedback with interactive learning through LMS.
  • Enhanced your understanding in the area of Law of the Sea and Maritime Law

Important Dates

  • Call for Registrations: 01 June 2023 (On a First Come First Serve basis till the availability of Seats).
  • Last Date of Registration: 07th November 2023.
  • Confirmation of Selection: 08th November 2023.


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