Public International Law

ldrhd2103  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Public International Law
8.00 credits
30.0 h

  This biannual learning unit is not being organized in 2022-2023 !

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Main themes
The course covers the main themes which make traditionally part of the study of public international law, and will emphasize, where appropriate, the relationship between this discipline and international private law. The course will present the following themes: - general concepts; - subjects of international law; - sources of international law (as well as the relationship between these sources and national law); - international responsability; - counter-measures; - peaceful settlement of disputes; - collective security; - regime and protection of spaces; - protection of persons; - basic rules of international trade.
Learning outcomes

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

1 The aim of this course is to make students familiar with the basic rules governing the international society, composed primarily of States, and to analyze the issues that may be raised by their enforcement in national legal systems, especially in the Belgian one. The purpose is also to enable students to better understand current international events with the perspective of the legal rules governing international relations. During the teaching sessions, the professor focuses on exposing the main links and difficulties of the subject. The students are encouraged to work at home: they are expected to make some readings prior to the sessions (from the syllabus, legal texts or other documents).
See the description under LDROI2103.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)