The course consists of two parts:
1) An introduction to the sources and subjects of public international law (15h)
2) A review of international litigation and arbitration mechanisms (30h).
The aim is to familiarize students with the substantive and procedural issues that arise in the settlements of international disputes across the various areas of public and private international law. Institutions will include the International Court of Justice, the International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea, the International Criminal Court, the WTO dispute settlement system, international and regional human rights treaty monitoring courts and bodies, the European Court of Justice, international public-private arbitration mechanisms and international private arbitration.