Belgian law of religions

lsrel2211  2017-2018  Louvain-la-Neuve

Belgian law of religions
4 credits
30.0 h

This biannual learning unit is being organized in 2017-2018
Christians Louis-Léon;
Main themes
In order to achieve these aims, the course will
- give priority to a definition of the Belgian juridical regimes of the religious fact
- examine the historical evolution of the cultural contexts and the religious backgrounds of Belgian law together with the various contemporary orientations of this law, its legislative content (particularly articles 9 and 14 of the European Convention of Human Rights) and its administrative practice and judiciary argumentation 
- study the juridical condition, in both private and public law, of the personal convictions and the religious institutions .

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :


At the end, the student shall be able to identify the juridical regimes of the religious traditions and practices with reference to the evolution of Belgian law and on the basis of an analysis of a public regulation of religion adapted to a multidisciplinary study of religions.


The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
The concrete topic of this course changes every year. Please refer to the French version for uptodate information.
Evaluation methods
Classical oral interrogation.
Other information
A portfolio of documentation will be given to the students.
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Master [120] in Sciences of Religions