Short Courses in Law

The discipline looks into the system of rules and regulations that are usually enforced through a set of institutions and works as a major social mediator between people. The field of law encompasses a wide range of academic disciplines including constitutional law, international law, European law and criminal law.Studying law equips students with advanced communication skills and keen problem-solving abilities. Students are expected to have superior language skills and self-discipline since considerable workload needs to be managed during the studies. A degree in law allows students to develop determination, commitment, intellect and stamina. It enables students to analyze both sides of complex problems and to come up with an effective and unbiased solution. The knowledge and skills gained from a law degree provide a solid foundation for an exciting and challenging career path as a solicitor or barrister. Graduates can also have a vast number of opportunities in almost every industry with their ability to examine, negotiate and communicate with diverse people.

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Summer School: Management Studies, French Culture and Leisure Activities Short Course Summer School: Management Studies, French Culture and Leisure Activities
  • Dec 2016
  • EEA € 2,150 per month
  • Non-EEA € 2,150 per month
  • 23 days

The Summer School in Management Studies, French Culture and Leisure Activities offered by the Universit Catholique de Lyon is a great way to give a real international dimension to your studies. You will join a group of students from all over the world who have come to the UCLy to enjoy and ideal mix of studies, culture and leisure. Professors of different nationalities will set out their business, law and cultural experience to the E.U.

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International Law From a Gender Perspective Certificate International Law From a Gender Perspective
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 550 per module
  • Non-EEA € 550 per module
  • 5 days

Justice is to be done regardless of money, race, etc., but also regardless of gender. However, the law, including international law, is not a perfect system, and just like the people who made it, it is biased. International Law From a Gender Perspective from Utrecht Summer School, will look at law from a gender perspective, encompassing cis, gay, trans and intersex perspectives. The focus is primarily on human rights but will cut across other areas of international law, such as refugee law.

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Global Justice and Human Rights Certificate Global Justice and Human Rights
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 800 per module
  • Non-EEA € 800 per module
  • 10 days

This tutorial will be of interest to students of cultural studies, economics, European studies, international relations, law, political science, philosophy, sociology, and anyone reflecting on the relation between global justice and human rights.

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Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis Certificate Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 630 per module
  • Non-EEA € 630 per module
  • 5 days

The Corporate Governance after the Financial Crisis course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Do you want to know how corporations are directed and how we can make them perform better? After this course you will know the answers! Research about the Financial Crisis showed that a failing Corporate Governance of financial institutions was an important cause of this crisis.

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Empirical Legal Studies: an Introduction to Research Methods for Legal Scholars Short Course Empirical Legal Studies: an Introduction to Research Methods for Legal Scholars
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,000 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,000 per module
  • 14 days

Empirical Legal Studies: an Introduction to Research Methods for Legal Scholars course at VU University Amsterdam seeks to redress the imbalance by introducing students and scholars of law in all branches to the basics of social science research methodology. It covers all relevant material whilst assuming little or no prior knowledge of research methods or statistics.

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Spatial Crime Analysis Short Course Spatial Crime Analysis
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,000 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,000 per module
  • 14 days

Crime wave hits city Burglary blackspots revealed Welcome to the capital of knife crime You only have to read the newspaper headlines to know that crime is not randomly distributed geographically. But what patterns does it follow? And how and why do they arise? Environmental criminology is the broad field dedicated to answering that kind of question.The Spatial Crime Analysis course at VU University Amsterdam combines lectures on the theoretical underpinnings of environmental criminology with lab work to practise your skills using numerous examples of data and crime problems.

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International Criminal Justice Short Course International Criminal Justice
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 1,150 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,150 per module
  • 14 days

International Criminal Justice course at VU University Amsterdam is the first of its kind to take up that gauntlet. It introduces you to the basics of international criminal law, critically assesses modes of investigation, reflects on why perpetrators commit atrocities and discusses the value of alternative responses like truth commissions and amnesties.

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Understanding and Managing Mergers and Acquisitions Certificate Understanding and Managing Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Aug 2016
  • EEA € 650 per module
  • Non-EEA € 650 per module
  • 5 days

The Understanding and Managing Mergers and Acquisitions course is offered at Utrecht Summer School. Many executives say they use M&A as a means to consolidate or expand the market position of their firm or increase its productive efficiency. Most mergers and acquisitions, however, fail to create value, leading to the so-called merger paradox. By adopting a multidisciplinary and institutional perspective, this course aims to increase the understanding of merger determinants and effects, discusses key topics for value creation, and concludes with policy assessments.

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Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution Short Course Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution
  • Any time
  • National $ 214 per module
  • International $ 214 per module
  • Not specified

Dizzying new technologies are putting unprecedented stress on Americas core constitutional values, as protections for privacy, property, and free speech are shrinking due to the wonders of modern lifefrom the Internet to digital imaging to artificial intelligence. Its not hard to envision a day when websites such as Facebook, Google Maps, and Yahoo! introduce a feature that allows real-time tracking of anyone you want, based on face-recognition software and ubiquitous live video feeds.

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Natural Law and Human Nature Short Course Natural Law and Human Nature
  • Any time
  • National $ 129 per module
  • International $ 129 per module
  • Not specified

This course traces the origins and consequences of the theory of natural law. Natural law is the idea that there is an objective moral order, grounded in essential humanity, that holds universal and permanent implications for the ways we should conduct ourselves as free and responsible human beings.

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Paralegal Studies Certificate Paralegal Studies
  • Any time
  • International $ 3,995 per module
  • Not specified

The Boston University Online Certificate in Paralegal Studies Program delivers the same proven curriculum as the long-standing classroom program, only in an online, interactive, multimedia environment. Those who prefer to study at the time and location of their choosing will benefit from the flexibility of the online program. Students receive input and guidance from instructors with distinguished legal experience and expertise.

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