Relativity of Law and Comparisons of Law

Course Code :2020RECRRV
Study domain:Law
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:30
Credits:3
Study load (hours):84
Contract restrictions: No contract restriction
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Michael Traest

3. Course contents *

The course contains mainly a broad overview of the most relevant legal systems of Europe and the rest of the world, studied through the lens of a specific issue. Attention is also given to the historical development of the specific issue studied.

On the other hand, the methodology of comparative law is studied.

The last part of the course is an exercise in micro-comparison, namely the study of some classicial topics of private law in the neighbouring countries.