The 5th Martens Summer School on International Law will take place in the Estonian resort town Pärnu on 24-29 July 2016 and is organized by the School of Law of the University of Tartu. The summer school has been named after the famous Russian/Baltic international lawyer Friedrich Martens (1845-1909) who was born in Pärnu.

The application deadline is 31 May 2016 and the participation fee is only 50 EUR; the costs of the travel and the stay in Pärnu will be covered by the participants themselves. The lecturers in 2016 will be Judge Bruno Simma (The Hague), Jarna Petman (Helsinki), Vladislav Starzhenetskyi (Moscow), David P. Stewart (Washington, DC), and René Värk (Tartu).