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030666 KU International Courts and Tribunals (2018W)

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



max. 64 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 08.01. 09:00 - 12:00 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Tuesday 08.01. 13:30 - 16:30 Seminarraum SEM20 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 2.OG
Thursday 10.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Monday 14.01. 10:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM20 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 2.OG
Tuesday 15.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal U21 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG2
Thursday 17.01. 15:00 - 18:00 Hörsaal U11 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, KG1
Wednesday 23.01. 13:00 - 17:00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG
Thursday 14.02. 13:00 - 15:00 PC-Raum 1 Schenkenstraße 8-10, 1.UG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Overview of International Courts and Tribunals such as: International Courts of Justice, International Criminal Court, International Criminal Tribunals, Arbitral Tribunals, International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes, European Court of Justice, European Court of Human Rights, Inter-American Court of Human Rights, GATT / WTO.
The course is also open to international students, in particular Erasmus and Australian exchange students.

Assessment and permitted materials

Active participation in discussion, e-learning and written exam

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students should get to know the different international dispute settlement bodies, including their particularities, and be in the position to compare them with each other.

Examination topics

Students are expected to prepare for the classes already on beforehand by distance-learning (e-learning) and studying the reader. In class, they are expected to actively participate in the discussion.

Reading list

There will be a reader available for purchase at the secretariat as of January 2019. As the preparation of the readers takes some time, please contact Ms. Mittermayer via e-mail (martina.mittermayer@univie.ac.at). The contribution towards expenses are to be paid directly when picking the reader up. Please notice that your ordering is obligatory.
Additional Reading: Ruth Mackenzie, Cesare Romano, Philippe Sands and Yuval Shany (eds.), The Manual on International Courts and Tribunals (2nd ed., Oxford University Press).

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:28