Short Courses in International Law

International law deals with relations between nations and states also known as law of nations, and is split into public international law, private international law and supranational law. International law deals with the legal interactions between nations, companies, or governments, assuring their proper rights.

Masters of international law offer many specialisations such as: international economic law, international security law, international criminal law, international environmental law, diplomatic law, international human rights law, etc.

Students of international law will be prepared to address topics such as: state elements of liability for internationally wrongful conduct, state responsibility for dangerous activities, law treaties and negotiation practices, means of settling international economic disputes.

Bachelors in international law may prepare graduates for future government positions as well as to work in departments that address issues such as international relations, European integration and legal reconciliation. Other career paths include private law firms that deal with international business transactions, international and non-profit organisations as well as intergovernmental organisations.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

International Law From a Gender Perspective Certificate International Law From a Gender Perspective
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 550 per module
  • International € 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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Options in Legal Studies Short Course Options in Legal Studies
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • National $ 2,950
  • International $ 2,950
  • Not specified

Harvard Summer School offers several open-enrollment courses, specialized in Legal Studies, such as ''Introduction to Law and Contemporary Legal Debates'', ''Higher Education Law and Policy'' and ''Global Law, Global History: A Comparative Perspective''.

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Introduction to Public International Law Certificate Introduction to Public International Law
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 550 per module
  • International € 550 per module
  • 5 days

The Introduction to Public International Law course at Utrecht Summer School will look at the role of international law in responding to today's global challenges, such as the Russian activities in Ukraine, the legal aftermath of Srebrenica, the ongoing conflict in Syria and Iraq, and climate change negotiations. These issues will be used to examine the nature and function of international law, its sources and subjects, and questions of jurisdiction and immunities, state responsibility and the responsibility of international organizations.

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Human Rights: Bridging Theory and Practice Short Course Human Rights: Bridging Theory and Practice
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA £ 1,480 per module
  • International £ 1,480 per module
  • 1 months

You consider some of the key achievements of the human rights movement around the world. Themes discussed will include the philosophical and political roots of modern human rights, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, developments in international human rights law, expansion of the global human rights system, human rights education as the basis for global citizenship, and finally minority rights and the rights of foreigners.

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Human Rights and Gender Certificate Human Rights and Gender
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 950 per module
  • International € 950 per module
  • 12 days

Have you ever wanted to know about human rights and gender? This intensive and interactive, two-week Human Rights and Gender course at Utrecht Summer School focuses first on the theory and practice of international human rights law, more generally, and then delves into legal gender issues by examining, in a broad sense, gay, trans, intersex and cis perspectives. Building upon international human rights law as a basis, the course cuts across topical issues in legal disciplines such as international humanitarian law, international criminal law and refugee law.

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Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights Short Course Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights
  • Any time
  • National $ 199 per module
  • International $ 199 per module
  • Not specified

The civil liberties and constitutional rights our nation's citizens possess—not only in theory, but in the courtroom, where the state can be forced to honor those liberties—are a uniquely American invention. And when we were taught history and learned about the Constitution and Bill of Rights, we were always made aware of that uniqueness, of the extraordinary experiment that gave every citizen of this new nation a gift possessed by no others. But what, exactly, was that gift?

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Venice Academy of Human Rights Certificate Venice Academy of Human Rights
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 700 per module
  • International € 700 per module
  • 10 days

The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts to promote critical and useful research and innovation through the exchange of current knowledge.

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EIUC - European Inter University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation

Certificate Training Seminar on the "EU Charter of Fundamental Rights"
  • Apr 2017
  • EEA € 450 per module
  • International € 450 per module
  • 2 days

Six years into the formal integration of the EU Charter of Fundamental Rights in the Treaties, the application of the Charter at the EU Member States level is having increasing impact. The Charter can be called upon when resorting to the national jurisdictions for legal questions relating to EU Law. How the Court of Justice has interpreted the Charter rights? Is the Charter useful for the legal practitioners facing the national courts or the Court of Justice of the EU?

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EIUC - European Inter University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation

Certificate Venice School of Human Rights
  • Jun 2016
  • EEA € 1,000 per module
  • International € 1,000 per module
  • 9 days

EIUC Venice School of Human Rights was born in 2010 with the goal of studying todays challenges in the field of human rights. It allows its participants coming from all over the world to list these challenges and examine their reasons and possible solutions they can deploy. The EIUC Venice School at the same time, combines theory and practice and its faculty involves both academics and practitioners.

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