Courses

Gender based violence is one of the main social forces producing and reproducing gender inequality. Brought to international and national policy agendas by feminist movements it has lately become a core policy issue discussed not just in the framework of gender equality but related to policies on human rights, crime...
Credits: 2.0
The course introduces students to the principles and institutions that govern public international law. We begin by looking at the nature of the contemporary legal order and its participants, before considering how international law is made and how it is applied. Topics covered include the sources of international law...
Instructor: Boldizsár Nagy
Credits: 1.0
The course explores some of the major issues concerning the relationship between law and democracy in two areas of regulation - elections and political parties. The course focuses on the constitutional protection of electoral rights mainly in the following jurisdictions - the US, Germany, the UK, as well as the...
Instructor: Daniel Smilov
Credits: 1.0
The second half of the 20th century is marked by the growth of a human rights culture. Human rights form now something like a secular Decalogue of fundamental normative orientation. The concept of human rights raises a plethora of difficult and challenging questions. The attempt to answer these questions leads to the...
Instructor: Matthias Mahlmann
Credits: 1.0
This advanced human rights course critically examines the international human rights system established under the auspices of the United Nations in its contemporary context. It looks at the role and effectiveness of key UN organs and bodies dealing with the development, monitoring and enforcement of international...
Instructor: Sejal Parmar
Credits: 2.0
The objective of this course is to provide the students with the skills and knowledge required for writing an academic thesis in law. It therefore covers essential aspects of the thesis writing process:•          stages of research writing;•          topic to title, research question and thesis statement;•          ...
Credits: 0.0
The objective of this methodological module is to provide the students with the skills and knowledge required for writing an academic thesis in law. It therefore covers essential aspects of the thesis writing process:•          stages of research writing;•          topic to title, research question and thesis...
Instructor: Robin Bellers
Credits: 0.0
The main aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills and knowledge required for writing an academic thesis in Human Rights. It therefore covers the following aspects of the thesis writing process:·         presenting your work to your peers, defending your work;·         stages of research writing...
Instructor: Andrea Kirchknopf
Credits: 0.0
The main aim of this course is to provide the students with the skills and knowledge required for writing an academic thesis in Human Rights. It therefore covers the following aspects of the thesis writing process:·         presenting your work to your peers, defending your work;·         stages of research writing...
Instructor: Sanjay Kumar
Credits: 0.0
This course discusses the legal issues raised in connection with occurrences that disturb, disrupt or threaten the conduct of international business transactions (“threats”). It examines six types of such threats: (1) wars and similar disturbances; (2) currency and price fluctuations; (3) economic sanctions; (4)...
Instructor: Markus Petsche
Credits: 1.0
This course offers an introduction to US corporations and partnerships law. It explores corporations and other forms of business organization in the US from both a theoretical and practical perspective. On the theoretical side, the course will devote time to such topics as the historical development of the corporation...
Instructor: Jessica Lawrence
Credits: 1.0
CEU is one of the participants of the international moot court competition devoted to the Vienna International Sales Convention (CISG, 1980) and international commercial arbitration (see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Willem_C._Vis_Moot ) and has been represented by one team on the Vienna finals for more than a decade...
Instructor: S.J.D. Candidate
Credits: 1.0
WTO/GATT Law offers an introduction to the law of the World Trade Organization (WTO). Nearly all countries in the world are bound by the rules of the global trading system, which require that states do not discriminate against products and services from other countries, that they maintain agreed levels of tariffs and...
Instructor: Jessica Lawrence
Credits: 1.0

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