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International law

  • A.A. 2019/2020
  • CFU 12
  • Ore 60
  • Classe di laurea LMG/01
Andrea Caligiuri / Professore di ruolo - II fascia / Diritto internazionale (IUS/13)
Dipartimento di Giurisprudenza

Knowledge of English is required.

Obiettivi del corso

The aim of the course is to teach you the basic features of public international law and the international legal order and the meaning of public international law for legal practice. The course offers you a first approach with international legal documents in order to test your capacity to analyze and interpret the legal issues addressed by these texts.

Programma del corso

1. Introduction: A Short History of International Law
2. States as the Primary subjects of International Law
3. Limitations on State Sovereignty
4. International Organizations
5. Other Subjects of International Law
6. The Individual in International Legal System
7. General International Law
8. The Law of the Treaties
9. Soft Law Instruments
10. Relationship between the Sources of International law
11. The Implementation of International Rules within National Systems
12. The Nature and Forms of International Responsibility
13. Economic Sanctions and International Law
14. The Peaceful Settlement of Disputes
15. The Use of Force
16. Special Part: Introduction to the International Law of the Sea

Testi (A)dottati, (C)onsigliati
  • 1.  (A) Jan Klabbers International Law Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2017
Altre informazioni / materiali aggiuntivi

12 CFU:
- Students regularly attending the Course will be expected to prepare for the exam on the basis of the notes taken during the classes and of the relevant materials indicated by the lecturer.
- Students not attending the Course will be expected to prepare for the exam on the textbook.

Metodi didattici
  • Classes will mostly be held by the teacher. Working groups will be constituted in order to deliver presentations on select topics of international law during the course. Seminars can be organized on selected topics with the invitation of experts.
Modalità di valutazione
  • Written exam. This exam will consist of three open questions . The purpose will be to assess the level of knowledge of the candidate and his/her ability to explain the topic which is the object of the question by using an appropriate legal terminology.
Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che possono essere utilizzate per l'attività didattica

English; French

Lingue, oltre all'italiano, che si intende utilizzare per la valutazione


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