Rechtswissenschaft - B M - International Environmental Law

 

General information

Course name International Environmental Law
Course type Lecture
Course code 020039
Course coordinator Prof. Dr. Matz-Lück
Faculty Law
Examination office Carmen Thies, Walther-Schücking-Institut
Short summary The focus of the lecture is public international law relating to the conservation of the environment.
   

Information about study level

Study level Bachelor
Also possible for Master, Students from other faculties
   

Information about credit points, evaluation and frequency

ECTS 6
Evaluation Oral or written exam
Frequency Winter semester
   

Information about teaching language

Teaching language English
Minimum language requirement B1
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Information about requirements

Recommended requirements A basic knowledge of public international law is desirable but not a prerequisite.
   

Information about course content, reading list and additional information

Course Content The focus of the lecture is public international law relating to the conservation of the environment. The law of the European Union relating to environmental protection will be addressed in more detail towards the end of the lecture. The lecture covers the historical development of international environmental law, fundamental cross-cutting issues such as inter alia sources, actors, principles and competencies and the regulation of different more specific issues such as e.g. the conservation of biological diversity, water and the marine environment, air, the ozone layer, climate, as well as the disposal of hazardous wastes and substances.
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