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Return to Vienna for the summer semester of 2022. We are planning to hold courses mainly on site to enable the personal exchange between you, your teachers and fellow students. We have labelled digital and mixed courses in u:find accordingly.

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030248 KU International Law and International Organisations (2021S)

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


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 56 participants
Language: German


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Thursday 11.03. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 18.03. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 25.03. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 15.04. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 06.05. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 12.05. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Thursday 17.06. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital
Wednesday 23.06. 17:00 - 20:00 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

Basics and special features of the public international law system - sources of international law - subjects of international law - principles of international relations (prohibition of the use of force, peaceful settlement of disputes, human rights protection) - international responsibility.
The course aims at enabling students of other disciplines than law to analyse legal issues with an international dimension from an international law perspective. Course with e-learning support. The topics will be dealt with by discussing practical examples and exercises.

Assessment and permitted materials

There will be two written final examinations. Furthermore, class participation will count for the grade.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

For participation: positive completion of the course "Basic features of legal science"
For obtaining a certificate: Class participation and taking the written examinations. Compulsory attendance is required. If absent from more than 1 unit, an extra homework has to be submitted

Examination topics

See reading list

Reading list

Kriebaum/Marboe/Reinisch/Wittich, Einführung in die Internationalen Grundlagen des Rechts: Einführung in das Völkerrecht, 5. Aufl. (Wien 2017), erhältlich bei der Fakultätsvertretung Jus, Juridicum, Stiege 1, 1. Stock, Schottenbastei 10-16, 1010 Wien

Association in the course directory

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