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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Global Business Law and Economics Global Business Law and Economics
  • Jul 2015
  • EEA € 990 per year
  • International € 990 per year
  • 11 days

This course aims at providing a non-technical introduction to the main legal and economic issues encountered in today’s global business life. By blending law and economics, it allows students from various backgrounds to understand the legal and economic logic of the constraints that determine the environment of any economic enterprise: contract law, competition law, and trade law. The course is offered by the Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC), a Center of Excellence at Tilburg University, globally renowned for its research on the governance of economic activity.

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International Environmental Law International Environmental Law
  • Jun 2015
  • EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,248 per module
  • Not specified

Topics courses change every semester, offering advanced study in themes, theories and issues beyond the regular departmental course offerings. Taught by permanent or visiting faculty, recent Topics courses include: 'The French Elections', 'Refugee and Asylum Law', 'Turkey and the EU', or 'Law and Corruption'.

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IE Summer School IE Summer School
  • Jul 2015
  • EEA € 3,330 per module
  • Non-EEA € 3,330 per module
  • 19 days

Our summer school will take place at our Madrid campus located in the heart of the city. During the three weeks at IE, you will have the opportunity to take classes with an outstanding faculty, the same that teach our internationally recognized master degrees.

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Addressing Global Challenges: an International Law Perspective Addressing Global Challenges: an International Law Perspective
  • Dec 2015
  • EEA € 375 per year
  • International € 375 per year
  • 12 days

Whether it is the inaction of the Security Council to respond to the mass atrocities in Syria, the revealed abuses after the collapse of the Bangladesh factory, or the international efforts to crush Islamic State (IS), many contemporary problems displayed in the media are of an international and sometimes even global nature. International law, a field of law that is continuously developing and changing, seeks to address these issues, and where possible, solve them.

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Criminologia Forense Criminologia Forense
  • Oct 2015
  • EEA € 1,600 per year
  • Non-EEA € 1,600 per year
  • Not specified

Criminologia Forense - Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)

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Law and Economics - Competition and Market Regulation in Europe and China Law and Economics - Competition and Market Regulation in Europe and China
  • Jul 2015
  • National € 1,600 per module
  • International € 1,600 per module
  • 12 days

In this course the student is introduced to important cornerstones of market-based societies: supervision and enforcement of laws regulating companies’ behaviour on a market. The course contains both substantive issues of competition law and institutional issues on how to supervise markets.

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Understanding Law
  • Dec 2015
  • EEA £ 2,140 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 2,140 per module
  • 8 months

This introduction to the creation and application of English law begins by asking ‘What is the law?’; teaches you to find, read, interpret and apply the law; and introduces the techniques of practical legal research. Ideal if you’re considering a legal career, it provides a brief overview of constitutional principles, criminal law, human rights, and the law of contract and tort.

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Privacy, Property, and Free Speech: Law and the Constitution 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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Financial Crimes Investigator Financial Crimes Investigator
  • Any time
    Not specified
  • Not specified

The online Financial Crimes Investigator Certificate blends criminal justice with forensic accounting, giving you the skills to successfully identify and stem the tide of small financial crimes in your workplace before it becomes a tsunami. You will receive college credit for this six-course certificate.

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A Level Law A Level Law
  • Any time
  • EEA £ 330 per module
  • Non-EEA £ 330 per module
  • Not specified

With the Law A Level course you will learn how the law is created and administered. The study of law - fundamental to the smooth running of society - is a challenging but rewarding field. The law is highly complex and far-reaching, governing our behaviour and the ways we interact with institutions and each other in ways we may not even be aware of. Studying law is a way to learn how to analyse situations and apply legal rules and principles to make sense of the world.

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Issues in International Security Issues in International Security
  • Dec 2015
    Not specified
  • 1 months

Security was conventionally considered in terms of protecting a sovereign territory through armed force. In this light, the state and its survival were the central maxims. However, over the last two decades, new sources of (in-) security have become the focus for both academics and policy makers, widening the security agenda to include such issues as climate change, global pandemics and poverty. Moreover, the post-Cold War world has witnessed the resurfacing of large-scale ethnic violence and genocide as well as the apparent ascendance of global terrorist networks and a highly controversial ‘War on Terror’.

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American Law American Law
  • Jul 2015
  • EEA € 2,950 per module
  • Non-EEA € 2,950 per module
  • 1 days

The Columbia Summer Program in American Law, for legal professionals and law students in an advanced phase of their studies, provides a general introduction to the American legal system. Since 1963, the course has been organised by the law faculties of the University of Amsterdam, Leiden University and Columbia University.

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