Comparative Constitutional Law – credit requirements (CCL LL.M.)

Students studying for an LL.M. degree in Comparative Constitutional Law shall obtain 30 credits consisting of 26 course credits and 4 credits for the capstone project.

 

The course credits shall be obtained according to the following rules:

Mandatory courses (7 credits)

Capstone Seminar / Renáta Uitz (Winter, Spring terms, 2 credits)

Introduction to U.S. Constitutional Law / Renáta Uitz (Fall term, 2 credits)

Constitutions at Work: Comparative Perspectives / Renáta Uitz (Fall term, 2 credits)

Comparative Legal Research Methodology / Markus Böckenförde (Winter term, 1 credit)

 

Mandatory-elective courses

Foundations of Comparative Constitutional Studies (4 credits must be obtained)              

Overview of Constitutional Systems (2 credits must be obtained)

French Constitutional Law and Its Influence Abroad / Mathias Möschel (Fall term, 2 credits)

German Constitutional Law and Its Historical and Political Context / Markus Böckenförde (Fall term, 2 credits)

Comparative Federalism: A Critical Perspective / Markus Böckenförde (Winter term, 2 credits)

Constitutionalism and Rights in South and South East Asia / Arun Thiruvengadam (Spring term, 1 credit)

Global Rule of Law (2 credits must be obtained)

Human Rights and the Rule of Law in the Council of Europe / Eszter Polgári (Fall term, 2 credits)

Constitution-Building in Africa / Markus Böckenförde, Gedion Hessebon (Fall, Winter terms, 2 credits)

Constitutional Adjudication and the Rule of Law/ Renáta Uitz (Fall term, 2 credits)

International Rule of Law Assistance: Law and Development / Markus Böckenförde (Spring term, 2 credits)

Protection of Fundamental Rights (6 credits must be obtained)

Civil and Political Rights (4 credits must be obtained)      

Freedom of Expression / András Sajó (Fall term, 2 credits)

Political Rights in Comparative Perspective / Daniel Smilov (Winter term, 1 credit)

Comparative Freedom of Religion / Cole Durham, Brett Scharffs (Spring term, 2 credits)

Freedom of Religion – Advanced / Cole Durham (Spring term, 1 credit)

Freedom of Assembly / Michael Hamilton (Spring term, 1 credit)

Justice and Equality (2 credits must be obtained)

Comparative Equality / Michel Rosenfeld (Spring term, 1 credit)

European Anti-Discrimination Law / Mathias Möschel (Spring term, 2 credits)

Critical Race Theory: Race and Law from the United States to Europe / Mathias Möschel, Angéla Kóczé (Spring term, 2 credits)

Socio-Economic Rights / András Sajó (Spring term, 2 credits)

Theoretical Dimensions of Comparative Constitutional Studies (4 credits must be obtained)        

Illiberal Democracy / András Sajó (Winter term, 2 credits)

Workshop on Illiberal Democracy: The Rule of Law as Fake / András Sajó (Winter term, 1 credit)

Europe: Transnational Constitutional Identity / Susanna Mancini (Spring term, 1 credit)

Perspectives and Problematic of Human Dignity as a Legal Concept / Matthias Mahlmann (Spring term, 1 credit)