International law deals with relations between nations and states also known as law of nations. The study field can be split into 3 three disciplines: public international law, private international law and supranational law. International law has a broad spectrum of issues. It deals with the legal interactions between nations, companies, governments, assuring their proper rights. National law becomes international law when national jurisdiction is delegated to supranational tribunals by treaties. The main substantive fields of international law are: international economic law, international security law, international criminal law, international environmental law, diplomatic law, international humanitarian law, international human rights law and international law of war.
The Amsterdam Summer School offers small-scale courses in a wide range of fields at an excellent research university, VU University Amsterdam. The course International Criminal Justice acquaints students with the basics of international criminal law and critically assesses modes of investigations. It reflects on the motivations of perpetrators to commit atrocities and discusses the value of alternative reactions such as truth commissions and amnesties. Spend your summer studying a challenging and interdisciplinary topic in the vibrant city of Amsterdam!
Every year in July, the Institute for European Studies (IES) teams up with the University of Vienna and the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna to organise the inter-university Summer School on European Policy-making. The intensive two-week programme is held one week in Brussels and one week in Vienna.
This certificate will help provide the vision of the lines and flows (lines as borders and jurisdictions; flows as movement of goods, services, electrons, people, etc. between these traditional entities). This vision as championed by DHS Assistant Secretary Alan Bersin seeks to deal with the future of what customs can be by linking trade and security as complementary – not competing – processes.
This program is organized jointly by the Center for Transnational IP, Media and Technology Law and Policy of Bucerius Law School, Hamburg, Germany and UC Hastings College of the Law, San Francisco, USA, and conceived as an intensive, three-week, English-taught program for upper division students and young practitioners.
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.
Program in International Business Law prepares you to meet the increasing demands of companies and law firms in the areas of international banking, trade law, consumer transactions and more.
This course examines the challenge posed to Europe and the United States by the rise of domestic and international terrorism. It will pay particular attention to the impact of the September 11th tragedy, but will also explore the roots of modern terrorism and its relationship, if any, to the present struggle with ISIS and other organizations.
The course provides a detailed introduction to Macroeconomics and encompasses the fundamentals of Macroeconomics. On completion of the course students will have the ability to critically assess real world macroeconomic developments at the 1st year undergraduate level. Moreover, students will be able to better understand the material in other online economics courses such as the ‘New Economic Powers’ and ‘Globalisation’.
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.
The LSBF Summer International business law programme is a specialised business law programme aimed at undergraduates from all around the world, exposing you to the new challenges and techniques found in the global marketplace.
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.
The credit crunch of 2008-9 brought the effects of the global economy to everyone's attention. From international trade and global inequalities to the impact on our carbon footprints, this course analyses the global economy – what ‘globalization’ means in practice, and why it takes the form it does.