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Public International Law (10 ECTS)

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. M.M.T.A. Brus, dr. A.G. Hallo de Wolf,
                    prof. mr. dr. B.C.A. Toebes , A. Tsampi, PhD,
                    dr. mr. A.J.J. de Hoogh (coordinator)

When: Block 2

Brief course description:
In this module the main doctrines of public international law are discussed in lectures in which positive law and its historical background forms the basis for a discussion of the contribution of international law to the resolution of international conflicts and to managing (new) international challenges of an economic, ecological or humanitarian nature. In the working groups concrete situations will be addressed and students will be expected to discuss and argue the legally relevant aspects. Topics that will be discussed include sources, subjects, jurisdiction, immunities, state responsibility, international organizations, peaceful dispute settlement, the use of force in international relations, the law of the sea, international human rights law and international environmental law.

Teaching method: Lectures, working groups (tutorials)

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 1.11 p.m.