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030161 KU International and European Environmental Law (F) (2018W)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Monday 07.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 10.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Friday 11.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 14.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U13 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 17.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U17 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Friday 18.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U14 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 21.01. 18:00 - 21:30 Hörsaal U13 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Thursday 24.01. 17:00 - 19:00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Evolution and history of international and European environmental law. Structure of international and European environmental law within the context of public international law. Specific areas of international and European environmental law (e.g. climate change, water law, biodiversity and biosafety, animal law).

Assessment and permitted materials

1. Written examination: Short reflective questions making up 40% of the final course mark.

2. Group presentations: Short presentations on a specific area or current topic of international and European environmental law worth 40% of the final course mark.

3. Class participation: This will include demonstrated preparation for class and participation in discussions worth 20% of the final course mark.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

A sound understanding of the basics of international and European environmental law within the context of public international law.

Examination topics

Current status of international and European environmental law (documents and academic debate), discussion of current events and initiatives.

Reading list

Alam et al., Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Law (2012)
Beyerlin et al., International Environmental law (2011)
Birnie et al., International Law and the Environment 3rd ed. (2009)
Dupuy et al., International Environmental Law 2nd ed. (2018)
Peel et al., Principles of International Environmental Law 4th ed. (2018)

Recommendations for further reading during class.

Association in the course directory

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