The CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL LEGAL STUDIES - CILS/the CENTER - is a non-profit research, training, and law publications institute, established and operating under Austrian law and with its international headquarters based in Salzburg, Austria since 1976. Its essential purpose is to promote the dissemination of knowledge among members of the international legal community
CILS holds several seminars, retreats conferences each in Europe, North and South America, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. The conferences have been certified for CLE/CPD credit by the Law Society of England and Wales, the Bar of The Netherlands, the States of California, New York, Texas, and other states based on reciprocity.
The CENTER FOR INTERNATIONAL LEGAL STUDIES has coordinated and supervised law publication projects since 1977. The CENTER' S responsibilities in publication projects include development of concept, engagement of authors, administration and editing, and typography. The Center offers a variety of publications, ranging from newsletters to books, online.