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International Law and the Global Economy

  • 15 credits

The purpose of the course International Law and the Global Economy is to give the students an understanding of the legal principles and mechanisms governing international economic law (IEcL), with an emphasis on trade law, investment law and financing. law.


International Law and the Global Economy is given as an elective course within the framework of the law program at the Department of Law, Stockholm University. Exchange students admitted by the department are also given access to the course.


Read more about exchange programmes at the Department of Law 


In the course the international economic law is also treated from an economic and political perspective and is set in the context of other areas of law, such as environmental law and human rights. The course begins with a short recap of public international law.
 

  • Course structure


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

    Syllabus - International Law and the Global Economy

     

    Teaching format


    Instruction is given in the form of lectures, seminars and practical exercises. The language of instruction is English.
     

    Assessment


    Examination in the course is carried out through active attendance at the seminars as stated in the course description, oral and written presentations, a written examination as well as a home exam.
     

    Examiner


    Pål Wrange
     

  • Course literature

    Note that the course literature can be changed up to two months before the start of the course.

    Spring term 2020

    Matthias Herdegen: Principles of International Economic Law, 2016.

    Stephen Allen: International Law, second ed. 2014, 256 pages or any other text book on public international law in general.

    Narlikar, A, The World Trade Organization: A Very Short Introduction, Oxford University Press, 2005. Supplementary and optional
     

  • More information


    Learning platform

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

    https://athena.itslearning.com/


    Previous course website

    For those who read this course during a previous semester and then used FastReg as learning platform, you can reach the old website through the link below.

    FastReg


    The Departement

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

    Education - Department of Law 

     

  • Contact


    Course contact: 
    ile@juridicum.su.se 

    Course coordinator: 
    Sara Freeman 

    Course manager: 
    Pål Wrange