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Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

Semester 1

Voor Nederlandse studenten:

ILS – Global law: legal reasoning in International, EU and national law 5

For international students:

International Relations 5

For all students:

Public International Law 10
International Dispute Settlement 5
International Criminal Law 5

Scriptie/Thesis part 1, 5 van 10 EC, niveau 600

Semester 2

The Law & Practice of International Organizations - Practicum (subject to change) 10
Human Rights, Humanitarian Law and Terrorism 5
Contemporary Issues - Privatissimum 5

Bound choice: one of the following possibilities:

a) General PIL: Contemporary Issues In General Public International Law

b) IHL: Contemporary Issues In International Humanitarian Law

Practicing International Law - Practicum 5

Bound choice: one of the following possibilities:

a) Practicing International Law: General PIL

b) Practicing International Law: IHL

Alternatively, participation in one of the following, by selection only (see course description above):

- International Criminal Court Trial Competition

- Kalshoven International Humanitarian Law Competition

- Philp C. Jessup International Law Moot Court

- Telders Moot Court Competition

- International Humanitarian Law Clinic

Scriptie/Thesis part 2, 5 out of 10 EC, level 600 - Voor Nederlandse studenten/for international students:

Thesis Master of Law 10