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Aerospace Law

Vak 2014-2015

Admission requirements

Basic knowledge of International Law

Description

The course on Aerospace Law deals with multilateral and bilateral aviation agreements, airline liability, EU air law and criminal air law as well as space law, covering the legal aspects of various space activities, both private and public.

Course objectives

Objectives of the course:
To provide an introduction to public air law, private air law and space law. After this course students are familiar with the principle international legal instruments in these fields and are able to explain their applicability.

Achievement levels:
After this course students are familiar with the principle international legal instruments in these fields and are able to explain their applicability.

Timetable

See timetable.

Mode of instruction

Lectures

  • Number of (2 hour) lectures: One 2-hour class per week for 11 weeks
  • Names of lecturers: Prof. Dr. P.M.J. Mendes de Leon, Mrs. Drs. T.L. Masson-Zwaan, Dhr. Drs. W. M. Oude Alink.
  • Guest Lecturers: Mr. G. de Vos (AKD Prinsen van Wijnen N.V.); Mr. O. Rijsdijk (CAE Aviation Training BV); Dr. M. Mejia-Kaiser.
  • Required preparation by students: Basic knowledge of International Law, Reader Aerospace Law

Examination form(s)

  • Open book exam.

Areas to be tested within the exam
The examination syllabus consists of the required reading (literature) for the course and the subjects taught in the lectures,
The seminars and all other instructions which are part of the course.

Blackboard

More information on this course is offered in Blackboard.

Reading list

Reader:

  • Reader Aerospace Law
  • Incidental additional handouts

Recommended course materials:

  • To be announced

Registration

Students have to register for courses and exams through uSis.

Contact information

  • Coordinator: Ms. Paula van der Wulp
  • Work address: KOG, room A.314
  • Contact information:
  • Telephone number: +31 (0)71 527 7724
  • E-mail: airandspace@law.leidenuniv.nl

Institution/division

  • Institution: Public International Law
  • Division: Institute of Air & Space Law
  • Room number secretariat: KOG, room A3.14
  • Opening hours: Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00
  • Telephone number secretariat: +31 (0)71 527 7724
  • E-mail: airandspace@law.leidenuniv.nl

Remarks

Graduated professionals may attend this course as a Study Abroad student and apply via the Admission Office.