Public International Law and International Enforcement

Course Code :2020RECPIE
Study domain:Law
Academic year:2020-2021
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:English
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Koen De Feyter
Qerim Qerimi

3. Course contents *

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.