IR214 International Law

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Course Code Course Title Weekly Hours* ECTS Weekly Class Schedule
T P
IR214 International Law 3 1 6 Monday: 15:00-16:00; Wednesday: 12:00-14:00.
Prerequisite IR101 It is a prerequisite to
Lecturer Mirza Ljubović Office Hours / Room / Phone
Tuesday:
14:00-17:00
Thursday:
14:00-16:00
A F2.19
E-mail mljubovic@ius.edu.ba
Assistant Assistant E-mail
Course Objectives The aim of the course is to teach you the basic features of international law and the international legal order and the meaning of international law for legal practice. This course provides student with a sufficient basis to participate more specialized courses in international law, such as the law of the sea, air law and space law, diplomatic law and basics of international humanitarian law.
Textbook Wallace, R. 2002. International law, Sweet & Maxwell
Learning Outcomes After successful  completion of the course, the student will be able to:
  1. Demonstrate understanding and interpret principles, conventions, and institutional roles of international law.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of the centrality of the state in international law.
  3. Explain how international law comes into being and with what limitations
  4. Compare how international law differs from traditional notions of law in terms of enforceability, concerns of sovereignty and state-self interest
Teaching Methods Lecturing, essays, power-point presentations, student presentations, class simulation and discussions
WEEK TOPIC REFERENCE
Week 1 Course Introduction
Week 2 Introduction Wallace, R., p. 1-4
Week 3 Sources Wallace, R., p. 7-28
Week 4 International Law and Municipal Law Wallace, R., p. 34-38
Week 5 International Personality Wallace, R., p. 56-88
Week 6 Territory Wallace, R., p. 89-107
Week 7 Jurisdiction Wallace, R., p. 108-121
Week 8 Mid - term exam
Week 9 The Law of the Sea Wallace, R., p. 135-174
Week 10 State Responsibility Wallace, R., p. 175-199
Week 11 Human Rights Wallace, R., p. 210-229
Week 12 The Law of Treaties Wallace, R., p. 230-250
Week 13 The Use of Force Wallace, R., p. 252-285
Week 14 Arbitration and Judicial Settlement of International Disputes Wallace, R., p. 286-292
Week 15 Review and Discussion
Assessment Methods and Criteria Evaluation Tool Quantity Weight Alignment with LOs
Final Exam 1 40 1,2,3,4
Semester Evaluation Compenents
Midterm 1 20 1,2,3,4
Essay and Power-point presentation 1 10 1,2,3
Quizz 2 10 1,4
Homework 4 20 1,2,3,4
***     ECTS Credit Calculation     ***
 Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours Activity Hours Weeks Student Workload Hours
Lecture Hours 3 15 45 Final Exam 10 1 10
Tutorials 1 15 15 Essay and Power-point presentation 5 1 5
Individual Learning 3 15 45 Quizz 4 2 8
Midterm Exam 10 1 10 Homework 3 4 12
        Total Workload Hours = 150
*T= Teaching, P= Practice ECTS Credit = 6
Course Academic Quality Assurance: Semester Student Survey Last Update Date: 23/03/2020
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