Courts in Dialogue

Course Description: 

International judicial dialogue has grown to become an essential feature of the international human rights regime. The course will explore the advantages and limits of international judicial cooperation through the lens of the European system. The course will allow first hand insight into the operation of the European Court of Human Rights and into judicial decision-making from numerous perspectives (from the bench as well as from the Registry). Organized in Strasbourg, at the seat of the European Court of Human Rights, the course is open to a select group of students.

Learning Outcomes: 



The final grade is based on class participation (15 per cent) and the written submissions (85 per cent). There will be no final exam.

Please note that rules of academic honesty apply to all written submissions prepared and submitted during the course. Students are expected to cite ECtHR case law as well as secondary literature properly.