On this page you can find all the courses and tracks offered by the Utrecht Summer School. Detailed information is published on all individual course pages.
4 course(s) found
Interested in learning about human rights? This one-week introduction course focuses on the major features of international human rights law. It begins by examining the philosophical and political bases of human rights and then explores human rights documents and mechanisms for the promotion and protection of human rights at the international and regional levels. Particular attention will be paid to issues of equality and discrimination, and '…
This intensive and interactive, two-week course focuses first on the theory and practice of international law in a general sense, before we zoom in during the second week on issues pertaining particularly to the law of the sea. During the first week, you will look at the role of international law in responding to today's global challenges. Together, we will examine the nature and function of international law, its sources and subjects,…
Achieving sustainability is a key goal of modern societies and will remain a priority challenge for future generations. Students will learn how sustainability challenges are dealt with in the legal order at the international, European Union, and national 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. This complex relationship is…
The Public International Law course will look at the role of international law in responding to today's global challenges. Together, we will examine the nature and function of international law, its sources and subjects, international dispute settlement, questions of jurisdiction and immunities, state responsibility, as well as international security law.