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030539 KU Principles of International Law (2021S)

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

Presence at first lecture on 9 October 2019 is mandatory for participation in this course (also for students on the waiting list).


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


max. 100 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Presence at first lecture on 08 March 2021 mandatory for participation in this course (also for students on the waiting list
Anwesenheit in der 1. Einheit am 08.03.2021 ist für eine definitive Zuteilung zu diesem Kurs unbedingt erforderlich (auch für Studierende auf der Warteliste)

Monday 08.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 15.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 22.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 12.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 19.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 26.04. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 03.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 10.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 17.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 31.05. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 07.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 14.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital
Monday 21.06. 14:00 - 15:30 Digital


Aims, contents and method of the course

The class covers the basic concepts and some of the most important aspects of international law. It deals with the formation of international law (its sources), the role of states; International Organizations and individuals in international law; dispute settlement and the international use of force.

Assessment and permitted materials

Participation in discussions in class (30 per cent) and final written test taken online at the e-learning platform (70 per cent)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Basic understanding and knowledge of international law

Examination topics

Presentation and discussion of select topics on the basis of material provided by the instructor.

Reading list

Syllabus and a reader, respectively, will be provided by the instructor

Association in the course directory

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