Universität Wien FIND

030435 KU International Law and Security (2017S)

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



max. 40 Teilnehmer*innen
Sprache: Englisch


Termine (iCal) - nächster Termin ist mit N markiert

Donnerstag 06.04. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
Freitag 07.04. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SEM33 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
Donnerstag 08.06. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SEM42 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Freitag 09.06. 09:00 - 14:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG
Mittwoch 14.06. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM34 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 3.OG


Ziele, Inhalte und Methode der Lehrveranstaltung

The course aims to foster a critical understanding of contemporary security issues around the globe and the role of public international law in addressing these issues. The course will focus on various security issues, namely armed conflicts, terrorism, piracy, drug- and weapons trafficking, transnational organized crime, natural disasters, cyber-espionage, cyber-crime and cyber-warfare.

In particular, the course aims:

• to provide an fuller and deeper understanding of the international legal framework applicable to contemporary security issues and the salient and interlinked legal and political factors that govern international responses to various security issues;
• to assess the effectiveness and legitimacy of security policy options and responses within a framework of human and state security and to provide an in-depth analysis of the role of public international law in addressing these issues;
• to examine contemporary and to anticipate future challenges to public international law in the area of international security.

Art der Leistungskontrolle und erlaubte Hilfsmittel

Written Exam

Mindestanforderungen und Beurteilungsmaßstab



Recommended general readings:

1. Nigel White et al. Mary E Footer, Julia Schmidt, Nigel D White, Lydia Davies-Bright (eds.), Security and International Law, Hart Publishing, 2016.
2. Mary Kaldor, Iavor Rangelov (eds.), The Handbook of Global Security Policy, Wiley-Blackwell 2014.
3. Sean Kay, Global Security in the 21st century, 3rd edition, Rowman & Littlefield 2015.

Zuordnung im Vorlesungsverzeichnis

Letzte Änderung: Do 18.05.2017 10:48