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General Law of the Sea II

Language

English

Course format On-site
Date 2020-09-24 - 2020-12-03

Course content

The course is a continuation of JUR-3050. It provides an in-depth analysis of key selected topics previously covered in JUR-3050 at an introductory level. The course covers the following topics:

  • The principles and procedures for the delimitation of overlapping maritime zones and the establishment of the outer limits of the continental shelf;
  • The principles of dispute settlement
  • The regime for maritime scientific research
  • Maritime security (piracy, terrorism and other crimes at sea)
  • International security (maritime warfare, military uses at sea)

Learning outcomes

Knowledge:

Having passed the exam, the student shall have acquired:

  • Advanced knowledge on principles for delimitation of maritime zones and delineation of the outer limits of the continental shelf;
  • Advanced knowledge on the principles of dispute settlement
  • Advanced knowledge on the regime for maritime scientific research
  • Advanced knowledge on maritime security (piracy, terrorism and other crimes at sea)
  • Specialised knowledge on international security (maritime warfare, military uses at sea)

Skills and general qualifications:

Having passed the exam, the student will:

  • Be able to identify and analyse questions of theoretical and practical character in General Law of the Sea
  • Be able to independently and critically apply the sources of General Law of the Sea
  • Be able to identify the limitations of existing law
  • Be able to use English terminology with this field of law

Prerequisites

Only students admitted to the Master of Laws program in Law of the Sea may register for the exam of this course.

Files/Documents

ISCED Categories

Marine and maritime law
Maritime security