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Short about study course

Credit points / ECTS:5 / 7.5
Course supervisor: Kārlis Bukovskis
Study type:Pilna laika
Course level:Master's
Target audience:Political Science
Language:English, Latvian
Branch of science:Law; International Rights

Objective

To provide basic knowledge in public international law, clarify the main principles of contemporary international law, to explain reasoning of practice and interpretation of law in interstate relations, as well as to provide understanding of the principles of European Union law and institutional activity.

Prerequisites

General knowledge about the principles and concepts in theory of law, as well as politics and law.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge

Students will understand principal concepts of international law, and will be able to find appropriate law norms for specific situations, evaluate the legal situation, and compare various law institutions.

Skills

Students will be able to work with a large amount of information, which applies to specific legal situations, apply the use of legal interpretation methods, apply the use of international legal terms, and present their opinions.

Competence

Students will be able to apply their knowledge in practice, evaluate situations from specific legal aspects, provide arguments in disputes and logically explain legal situations from the point of view of international law.

Study course planning

Planning period:Year 2015, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Relations and Diplomacy1Master’sRequiredJānis Grasis
Planning period:Year 2016, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Relations and Diplomacy1Master’sRequiredJānis Grasis
Planning period:Year 2017, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Governance and Diplomacy1Master’sRequired
International Relations and Diplomacy1Master’sRequiredJānis Grasis
Planning period:Year 2018, Autumn semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Governance and Diplomacy1Master’sRequired
International Relations and Diplomacy1Master’sRequiredJānis Grasis
Planning period:Year 2020, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Relations and Diplomacy2Master’sRequiredJānis Grasis, Aleksandrs Fillers, Ilze Rūse
Planning period:Year 2021, Spring semester
Study programmeStudy semesterProgram levelStudy course categoryLecturersSchedule
International Governance and Diplomacy2Master’sLimited choice
International Relations and Diplomacy2Master’sRequiredAleksandrs Fillers, Ilze Rūse, Jānis Grasis