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030440 KU International and European Environmental Law (F) (2017S)

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

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 50 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 14.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 21.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 28.03. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 04.04. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 25.04. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 02.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 09.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 16.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 23.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 30.05. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 13.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Tuesday 20.06. 18:00 - 20:00 Hörsaal U15 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

Evolution of International and European Environmental Law: from Stockholm to Johannesburg;
Structure of international and European Environmental Law;
Specific areas of International and European Environmental Law
(e.g. climate change, water law, biodiversity and biosafety)

Assessment and permitted materials

Written exams and active course participation:
1. Written Examinations. There will be written examinations worth 70% of the final course mark.
2. Class participation. This will include demonstrated preparation for class and participation in discussions and is worth 30% of the final course mark.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

To provide a sound basis on international and European environmental law

Examination topics

Use of documents on international and European environmental law, discussion of current events

Reading list

- Birnie/Boyle/Regwell, International Law and the Environment 3rd ed. (2009)
- Bodansky, Managing Climate Change, YbIEL 3 (1992), 60 ff.
- Fitzmaurice/Ong (eds.), Handbook of International Environmental Law (2010)
- Lang (ed.), Sustainable Development and International Law (1995)
- Loibl, Trade and Environment, A Difficult Relationship, New Approaches and Trends: the Kyoto Protocol and Beyond, Liber Amicorum Seidl-Hohenveldern (1998) 419 ff.
- Schoenbaum, International Trade and Protection of the Environment: The Continuing Search for Reconciliation, AJIL 91 (1997), 268 ff.
Scott, EC Environmental Law (1997)
- Yearbook of International Environmental Law (published annually and provides articles concerning environmental law issues as well as reports on developments on the international, regional and local level).
- Further literature will be given during classes

Association in the course directory

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