Law and Sustainability

Organizing institution
Utrecht University - Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance
Course code
E19
Course fee (excl. housing)
€ 600.00
Level
Bachelor
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Students will learn how issues of sustainability are dealt with in the legal order at the international, national and at the European Union level. The summer school will address how the law can buttress sustainability but also how it can create obstacles to the realisation of sustainability objectives. This complex relationship is the subject of the Summer School on Law and Sustainability.

Students will learn how issues of sustainability are dealt with at the international, national and EU levels. The summer school will address how the law can buttress sustainability but also how it can create obstacles to the realisation of sustainability objectives. Issues to be addressed may include: introduction to environment and climate change law; the legal nature and the content of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs); sustainable use of natural resources, such as freshwater, the oceans, the atmosphere; and the economic dimensions and opportunities of sustainability. These and similar issues will be covered in this Summer School on Law and Sustainability.

Course director

Prof. dr. Seline Trevisanut

Study load

6 hours teaching during 4 days. 2 hours reading per day. Marks on the basis of a presentation at the end.

Costs

Course fee
€ 600.00
Housing fee
€ 200.00

Housing through Utrecht Summer School

Scholarships

We do not offer any scholarships.

Application

For this course you are required to upload the following documents when applying:

  • Motivation Letter
  • C.V.

More information

Dr. Otto Spijkers | E: o.spijkers@uu.nl | T: +31 30 253 7095

Recommended combinations
Introduction to the International Law of the Sea
Introduction to Public International Law

Registration

Application deadline: 16 August 2020