310021 UE Tutorial on General International Law

summer semester 2021 | Last update: 24.06.2021 Place course on memo list
UE Tutorial on General International Law
UE 2
each semester
Understanding the fundamentals of the law of the United Nations (UN).
Historical development of the UN, institutional structure of the UN, UN peacekeeping mechanisms (peaceful settlement, UN Security Council sanctions under Ch. VII UNC, inclusion of regional entities, four generations of peacekeeping), case law of the International Court of Justice, discussions about reform, current developments regarding the UN, management of crises.
Case studies, discussion of problem questions
The evaluation is based on a final written exam and regular active participation.
Mayr-Singer/Müller/Villotti (ed.) Essentials Völkerrecht (2012)
No previous knowledge required, thus open for beginners.