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International Law


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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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