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Public International Law in Brief

The summer course Public International Law in Brief provides an overview of public international law.

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Public International Law in Brief is given as an elective course within the framework of the summer programme at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. 

Read more about the Summer Programme at the Department of Law

The course provides an overview of public international law. The course examines the nature and role of international law, its sources and subjects, and the functioning of international organisations, in particular the United Nations.

  • Course structure

    Follow the link below to read more about the course details.

    Syllabus - Public International Law in Brief


    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures, seminars and practical exercises. Participation in lectures and seminars is compulsory. Prior to lectures and seminars, students will carry out multiple-choice examinations.


    Examination is conducted through active mandatory attendance at all teaching and multiple-choice examinations.

  • Schedule

    The schedule will be available no later than one month before the start of the course. We do not recommend print-outs as changes can occur. At the start of the course, your department will advise where you can find your schedule during the course.
  • More information

    Learning platform

    During the course, registered students will receive additional course information on the Athena learning platform.

    The Departement

    Read more about education at the Department of Law at Stockholm University on our homepage.

    Education - Department of Law 


  • Contact

    Questions regarding our summer courses are answered by our Office of International Affairs: