2015 Knowledge Academy
Programe Costs for the Private Sector

Monday 15 June 2015

Regional Integration Conference

The WCO Regional Integration Conference will take place 15-16 June 2015 at the WCO Headquarters in Brussels.

Admission: Free. There are no registration or participation fees to attend this event.

If you are registered for the 2015 Knowledge Academy, you are automatically registered for the Regional Integration Conference.

Knowledge Academy for Customs & Trade

Select a Complete Learning Track

Delegates can choose to select all courses in a specific track by clicking on the appropriate choice during the registration process. While registering, click on “more info” to see the courses included in each track – this information is also included below for reference.

For delegates from a WCO Member Administration (all government agencies*), referred to as the Public Sector, there is no cost to attend the Knowledge Academy. Of course, travel and accommodation remain at the charge of the individual. (*more than 50% government-owned)

For delegates from the Private Sector, i.e. any commercially oriented organization which is less than 50% government-owned, there is a discount for following the full track. If you do not want to follow a complete track skip these choices and select the individual courses during the registration process. Costs for individual courses are included below.

All Full Tracks begin Tuesday 17 June 2015

Tariff & Trade Affairs Track - Private Sector delegate €2,750.00

This track includes the following modules:

- Customs Valuation

- Rules of Origin

- Harmonised System 1

- Harmonised System 2

Harmonised System Only (both module 1 & 2) €1,500.00

When registering for both HS1 and HS2 there will be a discount on the combined cost. The total cost will be €1,500.00.

Trade Facilitation Track - Private Sector delegate €1,200.00

This track includes the following modules:

- Trade Facilitation Agreement


- WCO Data Model

Public Sector Track - Private Sector delegate €1,000.00

This track includes the following modules:

- WCO Enforcement Programmes (For WCO Members Only)

- Excise Tax

- WCO Capacity Building – Project Management

- WCO Customs Research Programmes

Note: Please note that you may not select overlapping courses.

Breaks - The morning breaks will be from 11:00-11:30 and the afternoon breaks from 15:30-16:00 with lunch from 12:30-14:00.

For Individual Course selection, please see descriptions below:

Wednesday 17 June 2015

Module 1

(note if you register for Trade Facilitation then you will not select from Module 2)

Customs Valuation - Room A - Private Sector €750.00

Trade Facilitation Agreement - Room B - Private Sector €500.00

WCO Enforcement Programmes (WCO Members only) - Room CD - Public Sector Only

Thursday 18 June 2015

Module 2

Rules of Origin - Room A Private Sector €750.00

Monday 22 June 2015

Excise Tax - Room B Private Sector €750.00

Module 3

Harmonized System 1 - Room E Private Sector €995.00

AEO SAFE - Room CD Private Sector €750.00

Wednesday 24 June 2015

WCO Capacity Building – Project management - Room B Private Sector €500.00

Module 4

Harmonized System 2 - Room E Private Sector €995.00

WCO Data Model - Room CD Private Sector €995.00

Thursday 25 June 2015

WCO Customs Research Topics - Room B - Private Sector €500.00

Saturday 20 June 2015

Tour of Rotterdam Port and Dutch Tax & Customs Museum on Saturday 20/06/2015 included in the cost of “Full Track” participants; other may join based on availability.