International Organisation

A.Y. 2015/2016
9
Max ECTS
60
Overall hours
SSD
IUS/13
Language
Italian
Learning objectives
The course aims at transmitting knowledge about the fundamentals of the international legal system. During the course therefore the basic functions of that legal system will be investigated. Teaching methods and students' evaluation methods are conceived in order to stimulate their understanding and the application of knowledge and understanding of the subject-matter. Such methods are also aimed at developing students' communication skills about the subject-matter of the course. The study of the fundamentals of the international legal system will help to better understand and therefore making judgements about the legal issues at the international level, allowing them in future to take up a carrier in that field. The course will furnish also the useful tools in order to enhancing the students' overall learning skills.
Expected learning outcomes
The students who will learn the program and will successfully pass the exam are expected to develop their understanding about the issues taught during the course. They will also develop a wider ability to making judgements and their learning skills. Communication skills will be improved too.
Course syllabus and organization

A-K

Responsible
Lesson period
Second semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Teaching Unit 1
Course syllabus
The characteristics of the international community. States as subjects of international law. Other subjects of international law. International law sources: customary rules; international treaties. The effects, the amendment and the interpretation of international treaties. The relationship between the sources of international law.
Teaching Unit 2
Course syllabus
The interrelationship between conventional and customary international law. Adaptation mechanisms of national law to international law. International organizations: institutional framework and decision-making process. The settlement of disputes among States. The International Court of Justice. The international responsability of states for wrongful acts and the adoption of countermeasures. International legal rules concerning the use of armed forces. The UN collective security system.
Teaching Unit 3
Course syllabus
The history of european integration. The EU legal system. The EU institutions and the acts. The jurisdictional architecture. EU Citizenship and the free movement of persons.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Teaching Unit 1
Course syllabus
The international legal system. Customary international law. The codification of international law. International treaties: definition; conclusion and entry into force. Reservations to treaties. Observance, application and interpretation of treaties. Amendment and modification of treaties. Invalidity, termination and suspension of the operation of treaties. States as subjects of international law. Territorial sovereignty. Jurisdictional Immunities of the State.
Teaching Unit 2
Course syllabus
The other subjects of international law. The international organizations. Individuals as subjects of international law. Inter-state dispute settlement mechanisms. The International Court of Justice. European Court of Human Rights. International Criminal Court. The international responsability of states for wrongful acts and the adoption of countermeasures. International legal rules concerning the use of armed forces. The UN collective security system.
Teaching Unit 3
Course syllabus
The history of european integration. The EU leagl system. The EU institutions and the acts. The jurisdictional architecture. EU Citizenship and the free movement of persons.
Teaching Unit 1
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Teaching Unit 2
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Teaching Unit 3
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours

L-Z

Lesson period
First semester
ATTENDING STUDENTS
Teaching Unit 1
Course syllabus
The characteristics of the international community. States as subjects of international law. Other subjects of international law. International law sources: customary rules; international treaties. The effects, the amendment and the interpretation of international treaties. The relationship between the sources of international law.
Teaching Unit 2
Course syllabus
Adaptation mechanisms of national law to international law. International organizations: institutional framework and decision-making process. The settlement of disputes among States. The International Court of Justice. International responsibility of States for wrongful acts.
Teaching Unit 3
Course syllabus
The enforcement of international law and the international legal rules concerning the use of armed force. The UN collective security system. The role of the individual in international law. The european court of human rights. The international criminal court.
NON-ATTENDING STUDENTS
Teaching Unit 1
Course syllabus
The international legal system. Customary international law. The codification of international law. International treaties: definition; conclusion and entry into force. Reservations to treaties. Observance, application and interpretation of treaties. Amendment and modification of treaties. Invalidity, termination and suspension of the operation of treaties.
Teaching Unit 2
Course syllabus
States as subjects of international law. The succession of States. The territory and States sovranity. The individual and international law. The european court of human rights. The international criminal court. Other subjects of international law.
Teaching Unit 3
Course syllabus
International organizations. The settlementd of disputes among States. The international court of justice. The international responsibility of States for wrongful acts and the adoption of countermeasures. International legal rules concerning the use of armed force. The UN collective security system. Adaptation of national law to international law.
Teaching Unit 1
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Valenti Mara
Teaching Unit 2
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Valenti Mara
Teaching Unit 3
IUS/13 - INTERNATIONAL LAW - University credits: 3
Lessons: 20 hours
Professor: Valenti Mara
Professor(s)