CREDITS 2.5 (LV) 3.75 (ECTS) - 30 Contact Hours

The course objective is to examine the main concepts of international humanitarian law, principles and rules applicable during an armed conflict and the further implementation of this one branch of law in the sphere of international criminal justice when prosecuting international crimes. Students will acquire an in-depth theoretical knowledge of how to assess problematic topics in international humanitarian law and international criminal law, develop legal reasoning and present their research results. Students will benefit from this course in their future work at international organizations, international courts, non-governmental organizations or State foreign affairs or defence ministries’ humanitarian law and crises management departments.

Course Outline - International Criminal and Humanitarian Law 2016-2017.pdfCourse Outline - International Criminal and Humanitarian Law 2016-2017.pdf