Customs/Contracts (Bachelor's Degree)

EENI Business School & HA University


Customs and International Contracts (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning, second semester)

Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (Request for information)

Degree in International Trade, EENI (Business School) and HA University

Subject - “Customs and International Contracts” (4 ECTS) - Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (second semester)

Syllabus of the Program: Customs and International Trade

  1. Introduction to Customs
  2. Import and Export procedures
  3. Functions of the Customs
  4. Customs Clearance
  5. Examination of the merchandises
  6. Destination of the goods
  7. Summary declaration
  8. Release for free circulation
  9. Import Procedures
  10. Origin of merchandises
  11. Customs valuation
  12. Classification of merchandises
  13. New Customs Code of the European Union
  14. Customs Agents
  15. Case Study: Market Access database

Objectives of the Program “Customs”:

  1. To understand the role and functioning of the Customs, as well as the different trade regimes and the methods of product classification
  2. To know the import process of merchandise as well as the customs procedures
  3. To know the Regional Integration Process and its relationship with the Customs: ECOWAS, WAEMU, ECCAS, CEMAC, SADC, EAC, IGAD, the Arab Maghreb Union...

Syllabus of the Program: World Customs Organisation (WCO)

  1. Introduction to the World Customs Organisation
  2. Harmonised System (SH)
  3. Rules of origin
  4. Customs Valuation
  5. Agreement on Rules of Origin of the World Trade Organisation
  6. SAFE Pack
  7. Trade facilitation and Customs procedures
  8. Kyoto Convention
  9. ATA System
  10. Customs Convention on Containers
  11. Case Study: market access map

Objectives of the Program “World Customs Organisation”:

  1. To know the objectives of the World Customs Organisation
  2. To understand the Harmonised System
  3. To analyse the trade facilitation programs and customs procedures
  4. To understand the key concepts related to the customs: customs valuation, transaction value, non-tariff barriers, previous inspection, rules of origin, and import licenses

Syllabus of the Program: International Contracts

  1. Introduction to the International Contracts
  2. Function of the contracts in Foreign Trade
  3. Risks of Foreign Trade
  4. Tools of risk minimisation
  5. Guarantees for foreign trade transactions
  6. Vienna Convention on the law of treaties
  7. Hague Conference on Private International Law
  8. United Nations Commission on International Trade Law
  9. Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (United Nations)
  10. Clauses of an international contract
  11. Anti-corruption clause of the International Chamber of Commerce
  12. International Arbitration
  13. Case Study.
    1. Samples of contracts: International distributor, importer, agent.
    2. Analysis of international sales contracts
    3. Sharia (Islamic Law) and contracts
    4. Introduction to the Organisation for the Harmonisation of Business Law in Africa (OHADA)

Objectives of the Program “International Contracts”:

  1. To understand the fundamentals and importance of contracts in Foreign Trade
  2. To learn how to implement the main clauses of an international sales contract and how to minimise risks
  3. To know the main international organisations and Conferences related to international contracts
  4. To know the functioning of an arbitration process

ECTS: European Transfer and Accumulation System

Samples: Customs and International Contracts (Bachelor's Degree in International Trade, e-learning, second semester)


Most-Favoured-Nation Treatment

Anti-corruption Clause (International Chamber of Commerce)

Vienna Convention (International Contracts)


COMESA Custom Union

Language of the subject “Customs and International Contracts” of the Bachelor's Degree in International Trade (second semester): Higher Education in English or Tertiary Education in Spanish Licenciatura en Comercio Internacional Post-secondary Education in French Licence en commerce international Study in Portuguese Licenciatura em Comércio Internacionale

(c) EENI- Business School & Hispano-African University of International Business