Research Seminar

Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode RGBIR50110
Vaknaam Research Seminar
Niveau(s) bachelor
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester II (Blok 3 en 4)
ECTS 10
Rooster rooster.rug.nl

Uitgebreide vaknaam Research Seminar
Leerdoelen The general learning objective of this course is to train the academic and research skills related to academic and professional roles as lawyers through the investigation and analysis of specific topics in International Law, European Union Law or Technology Law. After successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
- Understand the need to define and delimit research questions related to international, European or technology law related problems;
- Define and delimit research questions related to international, European or technology law related problems;
- Identify relevant sources and databases for academic and professional legal research;
- Apply relevant sources and databases for investigating international, European or technology law related problems;
- Differentiate between the various roles that academic legal professionals can have;
- Understand basic ethical dilemmas and issues of professional integrity related to the various roles of lawyers;
- Understand essential differences between research methods applied in different legal disciplines;
- Apply such methods used in legal research;
- Communicate in writing the results of the research in a well-structured paper with correct referencing and bibliography;
- Undertake in-depth research to analyse international, European or technology law issues;
- Provide, evaluate and defend legal arguments on international, European or technology law issues;
- Collaborate in small groups to investigate international, European or technology law issues;
- Prepare a joint research output.
Omschrijving In this course students will to get acquainted with legal research methods and train their research skills. This is mainly done on the basis of writing and discussing research papers on topics related to International and European Law (and Technology law in the context of that specific track). Most papers will be written individually, but some will be done in small groups. The research topics are close to ongoing research done by the professors and lecturers involved who will not only introduce the topics, but will also discuss the final papers and provide feedback. Literature will be provided during the course.
Uren per week variabel
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege, werkgroep
Toetsvorm paper(s)
(Students will deliver 4 individual papers and 2 collaborative papers)
Vaksoort b-niveau, juridisch
Coördinator Prof. mr. Dr. S.H. Ranchordás
Docent(en) Prof. mr. Dr. S.H. Ranchordás
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Specific literature will be distributed for each of the working groups. In addition we will use the book by Michel Vols, Legal Research: One Hundred Questions and Answers, Boom, 2021 Michel Vols €  38,50
Entreevoorwaarden
Opmerkingen This course replaces the previous Research Seminars International Law and European Law
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Ba Rechtsgeleerdheid - afstudeerrichting Int & Europees Recht 2 semester II verplicht
LLB International and European Law 2 semester II verplicht
LLB International and European Law, Technology Law track 2 semester II verplicht
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track Energy and Climate Law 1 semester II compulsory
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track European Law in a Global Context  (For Intern. Relations or Pol Science students, variant 1 starting in semester 2) 1 semester II compulsory
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track European Law in a Global Context  ( Pre-LLM European Law in a Global Context ) 1 semester II compulsory
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track Global Criminal Law 1 semester II compulsory
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track International Commercial Law 1 semester II compulsory
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track International Human Rights Law  (Pre-LLM International Human Rights Law) 1 semester II compulsory
Pre-LLM International and European Law: track Public International Law  (Pre-LLM Public International Law) 1 semester II compulsory
Verkorte ba Rechtsgeleerdheid, afstudeerrichting Int. & Eur. Recht(voor LLB IEL) - semester II vrijstelling*
Verkorte ba Rechtsgeleerdheid, afstudeerrichting Int. en Eur. Recht (Tech. Law) - semester II vrijstelling*