International Contracts Law

Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
Jaar 2021/22
Vakcode RGMPR50406
Vaknaam International Contracts Law
Niveau(s) master, uitwisseling
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (blok 1)

Uitgebreide vaknaam International Contracts Law
Leerdoelen The course International Contracts Law will enable students:
  • to obtain thorough knowledge and understanding of the major concepts of international contracts law and the main differences and similarities between the world's major contract law systems;
  • to become aware of typical contract clauses and understand when and why they can be used in global commercial practice;
  • to develop the ability to contribute to the debate in the field of international contracts law in the international environment;
  • to acquire the ability to apply the major concepts of international contracts law when resolving complex legal issues from multiple jurisdictions and cultures;
  • to acquire the ability to independently draft typical contract law clauses used in international commercial practice.
Omschrijving In the age of globalization, cross-border contracts are becoming increasingly common. In this course students will get acquainted with the main international contract law instruments and the world's major contract law systems, as well as the important contract clauses regularly used in international commercial contracts. The course will enable students to gain knowledge of and insight into the main concepts of contract law in international and comparative perspective and to develop skills required for applying these concepts in global commercial practice. In particular, the course will focus on the issues related to pre-contractual liability, agency, contract interpretation, remedies for non-performance, and the effect of supervening events on contracts.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege
(14 2-hour lectures (during the block).)
Toetsvorm schriftelijk (essayvragen) (digitaal)
(Resit will be oral if less than 10 participants.)
Vaksoort m5-niveau, juridisch
Coördinator Prof. Dr. O.O. Cherednychenko
Docent(en) Prof. Dr. O.O. Cherednychenko
Verplichte literatuur
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  • This course is only accessible for students that have been fully admitted to a master's degree programme within the Faculty of Law.
  • Compulsory: Bachelor course on contracts law.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Exchange programme Law 1 semester I a optional
LLM International Commercial Law 1 semester I a compulsory
Ma Keuzevakken juridisch (selectie, zie toelichting) 4 semester I a keuze
Open Colleges - semester I a keuze