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.
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.
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’.
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 summer school offers an overview of the international and comparative law for the protection of cultural heritage and of several of the legal and ethical issues related to it.
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!
This summer program is an intensive three-week course for advanced law students and young professionals from all over the world.
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.
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. This interactive, one-week course 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. Through lectures, excursion(s), and group assignments, topical issues will be explored and analysed, linking theory and practice.
This summer program is an intensive three-week course for advanced law students and young professionals with an interest in intellectual property law.
Do you want to visit the European Institutions and study at the same time this summer? Welcome to Sciences Po Lille Summer School where students from all over the world will attend courses dealing with a very attractive and contemporary theme: the EU’s challenges in a context of crisis.
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.
The GISP is an interdisciplinary Study Abroad semester at the University of Geneva. The program is designed for students seeking an enriching academic experience in one of the main centers of international governance.