- Background in law
- Sufficient command of English (IELTS 6.5 or higher)
The course on Comparative Tort Law aims at a deeper, comparative understanding of the mechanism of tort law in France, Germany, UK and The Netherlands.
Main topics will be: How to construct tort law; privacy and tort law; causation; liability for defective products.
Objectives of the course:
- The course has the following objectives:
To be announced
- The following achievement levels apply with regard to the course:
To be announced
Mode of instruction
- Number of (2 hour) seminars: Five
- Names of instructors: Prof. Dr J.H. Nieuwenhuis
- Required preparation by students:
- Written exam.
Areas to be tested within the exam
The compulsory literature and topics that have been discussed during classes.
Obligatory course materials
- Cees van Dam, European Tort Law, Oxford University Press 2006
- Cees van Dam, European Tort Law, 2007, Paperback edition
Course information guide:
- Reader, available at Onderwijsmaterialen (KOG, room A.045)
Recommended course materials:
- to be announced
Students have to register for courses and exams through uSis.
- Coordinator: Prof. mr. J.H. Nieuwenhuis
- Work address: KOG, Steenschuur 25
- Contact information: Through secretariat
- Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 7400
- E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Institution: Institute of Private Law
- Division: Civil Law
- Room number secretariat: KOG, room C2.02
- Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00
- Telephone number secretariat: +31 (0)71 527 7400
- E-mail: email@example.com