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International Law, An Introduction

Catalogue Number
3504INT4AY
Admin. code
FDRA
Credits
5
Time Period(s)
Semester 1 block 1
Educational institute
Amsterdam Graduate Law School
Organised by
Department of Public International and European Law
Lecturer(s)
( To be announced)
Information
Secr. Dept. of Public International Law and European Law
Oudemanhuispoort 4-6 kamer E301
+31 20 5252632

Objectives

Following this course, the students should have a basic understanding of public international law so as to: (a) be able to relate international current events to this framework; and (b) proceed with more advanced courses in the area of public international law.

Contents

This course introduces students to public international law in general. It includes the following components in particular: (1) sources of public international law, and how they are received in the various domestic legal orders; (2) the concept of international personality; (3) State responsibility; (4) dispute settlement; (5) human rights; (6) the use of force; and (7) international criminal law.

The course may include an excursion to either the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia and/or the International Criminal Court, where the students will have the opportunity to witness a hearing.

Time

Day-time

Study materials

To be announced

Assessment

Exam

Remarks

Students who have been admitted to the Master Programme in International and European Law may follow this course as a non-credit course. It is an optional course for exchange students. For further course information and possible course requirements, see the Blackboard site at http://blackboard.uva.nl