Universität Wien

030229 KU International Human Rights Law (2023W)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Prüfungsimmanente Lehrveranstaltung

An/Abmeldung

Hinweis: Ihr Anmeldezeitpunkt innerhalb der Frist hat keine Auswirkungen auf die Platzvergabe (kein "first come, first served").

Details

max. 60 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch

Lehrende

Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Thursday 25.01. 16:00 - 18:00 Digital - Exam online via Moodle (90 minutes)

Donnerstag 12.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 19.10. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 09.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Digital
Donnerstag 16.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 23.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 30.11. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 07.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 14.12. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 11.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Donnerstag 18.01. 16:00 - 17:30 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2

Information

Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

Since the course will be taught in English, and active course participation is expected, good knowledge of English is required.
This class introduces the students to the origin, development and current relevance of the international human rights regime. Its major focus is on the Council of Europe and the system of the United Nations. Using case studies and practical examples, it deals with the normative content of selected human rights provisions and treaties as well as with the (quasi-) judicial and political-diplomatic mechanisms for the monitoring and enforcement of human rights.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

1) One short paper on a topic of choice,
2) final written exams,
3) thorough preparation and active course participation.

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab

A short paper as well as participation in the written exam are mandatory to pass the course. The exam will account for 50%, the paper for 30% of the grade. Oral participation will count for the last 20%, especially helping students who have almost reached a better grade to improve their score.

Admission requirements:
Since the course will be taught in English, and active course participation is expected, good knowledge of English is required.

Prüfungsstoff

The final written exam will consist of questions and short cases. The exam will only be on topics presented and discussed during the course and will take place on 25 January 2024.

Literatur

Mandatory:
- M. Nowak/K. M. Januszewski/T. Hofstätter (eds.), All Human Rights for All, Vienna Manual on Human Rights, Intersentia/Neuer Wissenschaftlicher Verlag 2012
- P.R. Ghandhi, Blackstone’s International Human Rights Documents. Oxford: OUP, 2014 (9th ed)

Additional:
- M. Nowak, Introduction to the International Human Rights Regime, 2003
- D. Gomien, Short guide to the European Convention on Human Rights, Third Edition, 2005 available at
http://www.humanrights.coe.int/aware/GB/publi/materials/1062.pdf
- Inter-Parliamentary Union/Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, Human Rights Handbook for Parliamentarians, available at
http://www.ipu.org/PDF/publications/hr_guide_en.pdf

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Mo 18.09.2023 12:26