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Comparative Property Law (6 ECTS)

Lecturer(s): mr. E.F. VerheulProf. Dr F.M.J. Verstijlen (coordinator)

When: Block 1

Brief course description: 
The course starts with an introduction to comparative law in general. Specific attention is given to the use of the functional method of practicing comparative law. Also the importance and limitations of comparative law for various legal professions is discussed. Students are introduced to the various legal systems derived from Roman law, and especially to French and German law. Students learn to appreciate how different solutions have been found for the same legal problems in various European codes. Furthermore students will study the Anglo-American legal system. Next to examining the general structure of this system, students will be familiarised with basic issues of English property law. The course is completed by a comparison of modern continental European private law and the Anglo-American system.

Teaching method: Lectures

Assessment: Written exam (essay questions) (digital if possible) 

*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.

Last modified:13 August 2018 09.55 a.m.