Private international law

ldroi2102  2022-2023  Louvain-la-Neuve

Private international law
6.00 credits
60.0 h
Carlier Jean-Yves; Francq Stéphanie;
Main themes
The course focuses on conflicts of jurisdictions and on conflicts of laws. It is divided into two parts. On the one hand, it describes general theoretical notions, the understanding of which is necessary to solve practical problems. On the other hand, it analyzes rules prevailing in each area of private law.
Learning outcomes

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

1 The course of private international law aims at giving students the basic tools for solving problems that can occur in international transactions between individuals in the field of private law (it covers family law as well as commercial transactions). As far as the legal sources are concerned, priority is given to the core rules of Belgian private international law. They are however presented in a comparative law perspective. The growing influence of the European Union in the field of private international law is also presented.
Teaching materials
  • Code de droit international privé (Larcier)
  • Droit international privé. Recueil de jurisprudence
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Law

Advanced Master in International Law

Master [120] in Management [Double degree Management-Law : for management graduates]