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Social Security Law: International and Comparative Aspects (6 ECTS)

- Prof. Dr G.J. Vonk

- Block 1

The objectives of the course are:
  • Students are familiar with the basic principles of social security law
  • Students have basic understanding of the social security system of their own country
  • Students learn how to research a specific theme in more detail
  • Students are aware of the impact of international standards and norms on social security

The course on international and comparative social security law offers an introduction into the principles of social security which apply in the national systems in different (groups) of countries. These principles will be discussed with reference to both the national social security systems of a number of selected countries and international standards on social security as adopted in Conventions of the United Nations, the ILO and the Council of Europe. Each year a central theme of social security comparison is chosen, such as raising retirement age, children and social security, the treatment of migrant workers, etc.

Laatst gewijzigd:21 december 2017 12:36