Short Courses in Civil & Private Law

Civil Law is the branch of law that handles the relations between individuals or organizations. It is concerned with the legal status of individuals and the legal options regarding consequences of actions falling under the law governing the society in question. Civil law is exercised in the case of accidents, contracts, wills, property and other matters that are of private nature and aims at settling disputes, bringing just compensation to a wronged party or enforce an agreement.A student of private law can specialize in the following areas: civil law, labor law, commercial law, corporate law and compensation law.Civil and Public Law solicitors are the professionals entrusted to have the knowledge and skills to guide a party that is engaged in a civil or public law matter through the law enforcement process, by guarding the interests of their clients. A solicitor spends a lot of the working time doing research, discovering facts, interviewing people and gathering information. With this information, solicitors build arguments meant to bring a favourable court decision for their clients.The solicitor profession is one of the best paid, with the possibility of working in an own private practice, for the government, law firms or corporations.

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Suggested Short Courses Programmes

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 America’s core constitutional values, as protections for privacy, property, and free speech are shrinking due to the wonders of modern life—from the Internet to digital imaging to artificial intelligence. It’s 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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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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Law, Society and Politics in Comparative Perspective Certificate Law, Society and Politics in Comparative Perspective
  • Jan 2016
  • Jun 2016
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 900 per year
  • Non-EEA € 900 per year
  • Not specified

This course is designed for all students having an interest in social sciences – in particular, history, sociology or political science – or in law. It is designed as an undergraduate class, but the variety of students taking this course typically ranges from first-year students to post-graduate students. This experiential diversity provides unique opportunities for students to learn from one another.

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

In this course, you will learn: to reconstruct the different meanings of two contested concepts: global justice and human rights; to reflect on central problems related to both concepts, such as severe poverty, environmental pollution, the so-called ‘clash of cultures’, democratic deficits, the legitimacy of humanitarian interventions, the political constraints of the global justice movement and the gap between theory and practice.

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Certificate Strategic Human Rights Litigation
  • Jul 2016
  • International € 300 per module
  • 5 days

The course encourages participants to approach human rights litigation strategically, viewing litigating a human rights case as one step in the process of achieving social change. It includes modules that examine the steps involved in strategic litigation, such as case selection, client care, and forum choice. It also uses case studies to explore how to build a strong evidential record in support of the case, how to develop campaigning and advocacy to raise awareness of the issues involved, and how to implement a successful judgment.

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Certificate Public Private Partnership
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 667 per module
  • Non-EEA € 998 per module
  • 18 days

This course is a comprehensive overview and examination of PPPs. It is designed to provide a thorough analysis of the most relevant legal aspects influencing PPPs including the newly adopted EU Procurement Directives as well as EU case law.

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Certificate Identity and Privacy
  • Jul 2016
  • EEA € 133 per module
  • Non-EEA € 1,050 per module
  • 16 days

The course work is both theoretically and practically concerning these "state of the art" technologies for managing digital identities. In addition, we take a look at some of the emerging technologies that supports security, including privacy in completely new ways.

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Short Course Verdiepingscursus arbeidsrecht
  • Sep 2016
  • EEA € 425 per year
  • Non-EEA € 425 per year
  • 1 days

In deze intensieve verdiepingsbijeenkomst schetsen de docenten aan de hand van nieuwe wetgeving en jurisprudentie de meest actuele ontwikkelingen in het arbeidsrecht.

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Short Course International Trade Law and Practice
  • Jul 2016
  • International € 2,400 per module
  • 22 days

Our Summer+ 6 Program is National Taiwan University’s first international law summer program and provides substantial courses about international trade law and practice. Our top-notch instructors along with the high academic quality of our courses even allow you to obtain school credits. Summer+ 6 Program is an excellent opportunity for students to familiarize themselves with theoretical and practical knowledge about international trade law and lawyering. In addition, Summer+ 6 Program also offers an invaluable platform for students to increase their intercultural competence and expand their networks of international friends and connections

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