International Law

International Law

Education qualification level – Bachelor’s Degree

 

1st year of study

 

INTRODUCTION TO THE SPECIALTY "INTERNATIONAL LAW" (2,0)

 

The course is focused on professional orientation and gives an introduction to the basics of students’ future profession, theory and practices of international law. What is more, this course incorporates the study of such issues as the subject and system of international law and the difference between international and national law.

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS THEORY (2,0)

 

The course involves the study of the concept and development of international relations, systems and kinds of international relations. In addition, it includes the study of such theoretical issues as the subject and system of international relations theory and methodological basis of the modern international relations theory.

 

THEORY OF STATE AND LAW (4,0)

 

The study of this subject plays an important scientific, philosophical and practical role. It is the foundation for learning other academic disciplines, which increases general knowledge of the students, provides training of legal professionals in the sphere of international law. The course forms the basic legal education and promote the general understanding of social and political processes.

 

HISTORY OF STATE AND LAW (3,0)

 

The subject of the discipline is the study of processes, general regularities, specific features of the emergence and development of a state and law in certain countries in different historical circumstances.

 

ROMAN LAW (2,0)

 

The course offers revealing of theoretical and practical aspects of the development of the Roman state and the formation of fundamental principles of the Roman law. Special attention is given to historical periods of the development of the Roman state and law.

 

HISTORY OF POLITICAL AND LEGAL DOCTRINES (2,0)

 

The object of the discipline is the forms of theoretical knowledge and understanding of the state and law, which reflect the historical process of gaining knowledge about phenomena of the state and law in a logical and conceptual way. Each of them has a relatively stable structure, programme and value principles. The subject of the history of political and legal doctrines is the theoretically grounded knowledge about the state and law in their historical development.

 

COMPARATIVE CONSTITUTIONAL LAW (4,0)

 

The course is focused on the study of the legal status of a person, the highest organs of state authority and their competence, as well as the constitutional proclaiming fundamental rights and freedoms of human and citizen, ways of the acquisition and deprivation of nationality, the forms of state, the formation, interaction and competence of the highest organs of state authority in Ukraine and other countries of the world.

 

2nd year of study

 

HISTORY OF INTERNATIONAL LAW (2,0)

 

The discipline involves studying of categorical and conceptual apparatuses of the history of international law, the main stages of formation of its subject, conceptual and theoretical concepts, the structure of the history of international law and the skills required for studying.

 

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (FUNDAMENTALS OF THE THEORY OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW) (4,0)

 

The course is aimed at studying of the traditional themes: the concept and characteristic features of international law; sources, system, principles and norms of international law. For the professional development of students, the discipline encompasses the topics that allow them to move to the analysis of specific international law problems: the interaction of international law and national law; institute of international legal personality, recognition in the sphere of international law, succession of states, etc.

 

COMPARATIVE CIVIL LAW (5,0)

 

The subject of the discipline ‘Comparative Civil Law’ is theoretical and practical issues of regulating the system of civil law relations in Ukraine and in the states of continental and common law. The main task of the discipline is to provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in relation to the sources, subjects of the law relationships, personal nonproperty rights, real property law, intellectual property rights, obligatory law, inheritance and family law, as well as the development of skills and certain practical skills in solving civil disputes according to the law of different states.

 

CONTEMPORARY LEGAL SYSTEMS (5,0)

 

The course is expected to cover the basics of comparative law, the classification of legal systems in legal families and is intended to reveal the particularities of certain groups of legal systems, united by concrete features. The main attention is paid to the characterization of the main legal families, determination of the place of the legal system of Ukraine on the legal map of the world.

 

COMPARATIVE ADMINISTRATIVE LAW (3,0)

 

The course encompasses the study of the legal status of a person, mechanisms of public administration, elements of its control, organs of state authority and local self-government, as well as mechanisms of realization of fundamental human rights, interaction between subjects of administrative law and legal relations; the formation, interaction and competence of state authorities, local governments of different states.

 

COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL LAW (3,0)

 

Firstly, the course offers gaining knowledge about theoretical aspects of the general and special parts of the criminal law of Ukraine, France, the Russian Federation as representatives of the continental legal family, as well as of England and the United States as representatives of the common legal family in a comparative way.

 

COMPARATIVE LABOR AND SOCIAL LAW (3,0)

 

The course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of labor and social law, the study of concepts and basic institutions of labor and social law, comparison of national systems of labor and social law of different countries, as well as analysis of international and European standards in the sphere of labor and social law.

 

3rd year of study

 

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (FUNDAMENTALS OF THE THEORY OF PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW) (CONTINUATION) (5,0)

 

The subject of the discipline is the legal processes in the sphere of interstate relations, the content of the doctrine, the main theories and concepts of international law, international law concepts and definitions, principles and norms of international law, the theoretical basis of law-making and law-enforcement activity of subjects of international law.

 

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (THE MAIN BODIES AND INSTITUTES) (4,0)

 

The course is aimed at studying the systems of international law, law-making and law-enforcement activities of subjects of international law, as well as international law branches such as the territory in international law, International Law of the Sea, International Air Law, International Space Law, International Criminal Law, Settlement of International Disputes, International Environmental Law, etc.

 

COMPARATIVE CIVIL LAW (6,0)

 

The subject of the course "Comparative Civil Law" is the theoretical and practical parts of regulating the system of civil law relations in Ukraine and in the countries of continental and common legal families. The main task of the discipline is to provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in relation to the sources, subjects of the law relations, personal nonproperty rights, real property rights, intellectual property rights, obligatory law, inheritance and family law, as well as the development of certain practical skills in resolving civil disputes under the right of different states.

 

INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL LAW (2,0)

 

The course is aimed at giving the students information about the peculiarities of international law regulation of cooperation between states in the field of environmental protection; the development of students' understanding of the place of international acts in the sphere of environmental protection in the system of international law and their practical application in judicial decisions of international bodies.

 

INTRODUCTION TO EU LAW (3,0)

 

The course examines the issues of legal regulation of the European integration process within the EU; shows the legal nature of European integration associations, their law systems, the activities of the institutes of associations, the main freedoms of the internal market of the EU, the legal principles of its foreign relations; analyzes practices of European integration bodies, decisions of the EU Court and national judicial bodies of member states.

 

COMPARATIVE CRIMINAL PROCESS (2,0)

 

The discipline gives the basic theoretical knowledge from the provisions, concepts used in the criminal cases before the bodies of pre-trial investigation and courts of various instances as countries of the continental legal family, as well as representatives of the Anglo-Saxon legal system, in particular, provides with a comparative description of the basic concepts of the criminal process Ukraine, as well as France, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States.

 

4th year of study

 

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW (THE MAIN BODIES AND INSTITUTES) (CONTINUATION) (8,0)

 

The course is aimed at familiarizing students of the 4th course of the specialty "international law" with the main branches and institutes of modern international public law, developing the skills of understanding the peculiarities of international legal phenomena, and at revealing the main directions of the development of international law.

 

INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LAW (6,0)

 

The subject of the course is the theoretical and practical issues of regulation of private legal relations with a foreign element, for example: conflicts of laws, unification of private law, international civil procedure. The main task of the discipline is the development of practical skills of using theoretical knowledge about the sources, subjects of the legal relations, international property law, international intellectual property law, international obligations law, international family and labor law, the resolution of private legal disputes with a foreign element.

 

EXTERNAL RELATIONS LAW (4,0)

 

The course is focused on the professional orientation and giving the students of the 4th year of the specialty "international law" information about the formation, history of development, modern problems and legal regulation of external relations in the sphere of diplomatic and consular law, the right to send special missions and the diplomatic law of international organizations.

 

LAW OF TREATIES

 

The course provides for the successful learning of theoretical and normative material by students, the development of the ability to substantiate and express their opinion on the issues connected to international treaties logically and professionally, the formation of understanding skills and the finalization of international legal agreements.

 

LAW OF INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS (2,0)

 

The discipline offers elucidation of theoretical and practical aspects of the law of international organizations. Also, it provides the analysis of constituent instruments of some international organizations.

 

COMPARATIVE CIVIL PROCEDURE (3,0)

 

The course is focused on introduction to the civil procedure code of Ukraine, the examples of its application, as well as the order of implementing civil legal procedures in some countries. The task of the discipline is to give knowledge about the fundamental institutions of civil procedure code of Ukraine and foreign states; development of practical skills of students in the analysis and resolution of civil procedural issues.

 

Selective part

 

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW

 

INTERNATIONAL AIR LAW (2,0)

 

The course involves studying the formation and development of a system of international air law, international legal standards in the sphere of international air transportation, legal processes in the field of the use of airspace by the subjects of international law, peculiarities of international cooperation of states in the field of air transportation.

 

INTERNATIONAL SPACE LAW (2,0)

 

The course offers the study of the peculiarities of international legal regulation of relations between the states in dealing with the study and use of outer space, the peculiarities of the legal regime of outer space and astronomical object, the legal status of astronomical objects and their crews, the institute of responsibility in international space law, the modern institutional mechanism regulation of space activity.

 

INTERNATIONAL MARITIME LAW (2,0)

 

The course is aimed at the professional orientation and giving knowledge about the formation, history of development, modern problems and international legal regulation of institutes of international maritime law.

 

INTERNATIONAL SECURITY LAW (2,0)

 

The discipline involves studying the norms of international law that govern the relations of subjects of international public law in the field of maintenance and building of international peace and security.

 

INTERNATIONAL MECHANISMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION (2,0)

 

The course is focused on the historical processes of formation of international human rights law and its current state, law-making and law-enforcement activities of subjects of international law in the area of ​​legal relations. Special attention is paid to the consideration of universal mechanisms of the human rights protection, which function within the UN or created in the result of the basic universal instruments on human rights.

 

INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LAW

 

INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES LAW (2,0)

 

The main objective of this discipline is to outline the main provisions of the current legislation of Ukraine and the current standards of regulating the circulation of securities in Europe and in the world. The curriculum consists of two modules: the first module offers the review of securities and other financial instruments as legal categories, and during the second one students study the peculiarities of circulation of negotiable documents in the stock market.

 

PRIVATE LAW PRACTICE (2,0)

 

The training course is aimed at familiarizing students with the peculiarities of being an independent lawyer in client’s favor. The main task of the discipline is the development of the practical skills required for an independent lawyer or for founding or governing a private law firm.

 

LEGAL REGULATION OF FOREIGN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY (2,0)

 

The course gives the students skills of developing projects of various types of foreign economic contracts. The objective of the discipline is to develop practical skills for further work in an enterprise or a law firm with further specialization in the realm of legal regulation of foreign economic activity.

 

EUROPEAN UNION LAW

 

UNIVERSAL AND REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION SYSTEMS (2,0)

 

The course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of human rights protection, defines and analyzes the classification of mechanisms and human rights systems. Particular attention is paid to the consideration of universal mechanisms for the protection of human rights, regional systems of the human rights protection and the European system of the human rights protection, which is the standard of achievement for Ukrainian legislation.

 

EU JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS LAW (2,0)

 

The course gives knowledge about theoretical and practical aspects of EU Justice and Home Affairs Law. Special attention is paid to the prospects of Ukraine's cooperation with the European Union in this sphere.

 

EU INSTITUTIONS (2,0)

 

The course encompasses theoretical and practical aspects of the EU’s activity. Special attention is given to the EU’s institutions. The study of the EU’s bodies makes possible the understanding of peculiarities of integration within the union. Because the institutions and bodies of the EU provide the achievement of the goals set and the realization of its competence in different branches of integration.

 

THE MAIN FREEDOMS OF THE EU’S INTERNAL MARKET (2,0)

 

The discipline makes students familiar with the legal framework for integration of member states in the economic sphere, which plays the main role among all the branches of the EU’s development. The subject of the study is the legal framework for functioning of its internal market.

 

THE EU’S ECONOMIC AND MONETARY UNION (2,0)

 

The course covers studying of the legal framework for integration of member states in the economic sphere, which plays the main role among all the branches of the EU’s development. Particular attention is paid to the preconditions of the formation, process of development and functioning of the EU’s Economic and Monetary Union.

 

Educational level – specialist

 

Theory and Practice of International Law (3.0)

The course aims at studying the actual problems of international law: international legal regulation of the use of force in the post-bipolar system of international relations, the protection of human rights under the conditions of the "global war on terror", the rule of law in international relations, unilateralism and multilateralism in international law, problems of creation and application norms of international law, international legal hermeneutics, etc.

International Humanitarian Law (3.0)

The course seeks to study the concept and historical development of international humanitarian law, its sources and principles, the peculiarities of international legal regulation of the protection of wounded, sick and shipwrecked persons, legal protection of prisoners of war, civilian population and civilian objects during armed conflicts, as well as the relation between international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

Advocacy in Ukraine and In Legal Systems of Other Countries (3.0)

The course aims to familiarize students with the peculiarities of the Institute of Advocacy in Ukraine, the USA, England, France, Germany and other countries. The objective of the discipline is to develop practical skills of lawyers in order to prepare for admission to law and practice as a lawyer.

Occupational Health and Safety (1.5)

The course is aimed at forming specialists’ future skills to ensure effective management of labour protection and improvement of working conditions, taking into account advances in scientific and technological progress and international experience, as well as awareness of the inextricable unity of successful professional activities with the obligatory observance of all labour safety requirements.

International Monetary and Commerce Law (3.0)

The training course is aimed at the disclosure of the concept of international currency and commercial law, its functions, principles, features and characteristics. International legal acts and the practice of their application by states, international organizations will be studied during the study process of discipline.

 

Disciplines of specialization, 5th year (specialists)

 

International Public Law

 

International Criminal Law (2.0)

The course seeks to study international criminal law as an area of ​​international law and academic discipline, the processes of formation and the current state of international criminal justice, the characteristics and composition of international crimes, the principles of international criminal responsibility of individuals, the legal framework for cooperation of States in the fight against crime.

The Right of International Responsibility and International Justice (5.0)

Discipline "International Justice" provides for students an opportunity to study the principles of the activities of the International Court of Justice and other judicial institutions. Discipline "The Law of International Responsibility" provides for the study of the content of the Articles on the responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts, as well as the study of the principles of liability of other actors in international public law.

International Communications Law (3.0)

The purpose of the course is to master the students of the specialty "international law" with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of international communication law. The aim of the course is to familiarize students with the basics of international legal regulation of information and communication relations, sources, key concepts, institutes, as well as contemporary problems and trends in the development of international communication law.

Legal regulation of insolvency (bankruptcy) and foreign economic activity (5.0)

During that part of this course, devoted to bankruptcy, students will study the features of recognition of the debtor insolvent or bankrupt. The curriculum is taught in a comparative aspect, which makes it possible to study the legal mechanisms that make up this area of ​​law in the context of their development in the world. Special attention is paid to cross-border bankruptcies. Students will study international documents, among which the EU Regulations 1346/2000 and the UNCITRAL Model Law of 1997 are the main ones.

International Industrial Property Law (2.0)

The training course is designed for an in-depth study of the international legal protection of industrial property. Particular attention is paid to the study of the protection of non-property and property rights of inventors, trademark holders, authors of industrial designs in basic international treaties.

International Commercial Arbitration (3.0)

The course is devoted to familiarizing students with the concepts of arbitration agreement and arbitration clause, the procedure for resolving disputes by arbitral tribunals, types of arbitration - institutional and ad hoc, arbitration procedures and the procedure for the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards. The main task of the academic discipline is the development of practical abilities of representing clients in international commercial and investment arbitrage, the skills of drawing up relevant documents, understanding of the procedures for choosing arbitration and arbitrators, involving witnesses and experts in the process, as well as the procedure for the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards.

INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LAW

 

INTERNATIONAL SECURITIES LAW (2,0)

 

The main objective of this discipline is to outline the main provisions of the current legislation of Ukraine and the current standards of regulating the circulation of securities in Europe and in the world. The curriculum consists of two modules: the first module offers the review of securities and other financial instruments as legal categories, and during the second one students study the peculiarities of circulation of negotiable documents in the stock market.

 

PRIVATE LAW PRACTICE (2,0)

 

The training course is aimed at familiarizing students with the peculiarities of being an independent lawyer in client’s favor. The main task of the discipline is the development of the practical skills required for an independent lawyer or for founding or governing a private law firm.

 

LEGAL REGULATION OF FOREIGN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY (2,0)

 

The course gives the students skills of developing projects of various types of foreign economic contracts. The objective of the discipline is to develop practical skills for further work in an enterprise or a law firm with further specialization in the realm of legal regulation of foreign economic activity.

 

EUROPEAN UNION LAW

 

UNIVERSAL AND REGIONAL HUMAN RIGHTS PROTECTION SYSTEMS (2,0)

 

The course covers the theoretical and practical aspects of human rights protection, defines and analyzes the classification of mechanisms and human rights systems. Particular attention is paid to the consideration of universal mechanisms for the protection of human rights, regional systems of the human rights protection and the European system of the human rights protection, which is the standard of achievement for Ukrainian legislation.

 

EU JUSTICE AND HOME AFFAIRS LAW (2,0)

 


 

 

Educational level – master

5th year

 

The Right of the World Trade Organization (4.0)

The course aims to study the historical processes of the emergence, establishment and development of the multilateral trading system, functions, system of WTO agreements, entry procedures, law-making and law-enforcement activities of the World Trade Organization and its members.

International Humanitarian Law (4.0)

The course seeks to study the concept and historical development of international humanitarian law, its sources and principles, the peculiarities of international legal regulation of the protection of wounded, sick and shipwrecked persons, legal protection of prisoners of war, civilian population and civilian objects during armed conflicts, as well as the relation between international humanitarian law and international human rights law.

Law and Economics (including intellectual property) (4.0)

The course is aimed at studying the processes of functioning of legal norms in the institutional environment, the practical application of the theoretical postulates of the theory of law and economics.

International Commercial Law (3.0)

The course seeks to familiarize students with the notion of an international contract of sale of goods, obligations and responsibilities of the parties in the international sale and purchase agreement, the concept of foreign economic activity, public order in the field of international trade, the procedure for reviewing foreign economic disputes by the judicial authorities.

Legal aspects of the work of the Council of Europe (2.0)

The course will cover the theoretical and practical aspects of the work of the Council of Europe. Particular attention is paid to the consideration of the institutional system of the Council of Europe and its main documents, mechanisms for the protection of human rights. The European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms of 1950, as well as the basis for its control mechanism, is subject to thorough analysis.

Advocacy in Ukraine (3.0)

The course aims to familiarize students with the peculiarities of the Institute of Advocacy in Ukraine, USA, England, France, Germany and other countries. The objective of the discipline is to develop practical skills of lawyers in order to prepare for admission to law and practice as a lawyer.

International Customs Law (3.0)

The course is aimed at professional orientation and acquaintance of students of the first year of the master's degree in the specialty "international law" with the formation, history of development, modern problems and international legal regulation of customs relations.

International Criminal Law (4.0)

The course seeks to study international criminal law as an area of ​​international law and academic discipline, the processes of formation and the current state of international criminal justice, the characteristics and composition of international crimes, the principles of international criminal responsibility of individuals, the legal framework for cooperation of States in the fight against crime.

International Investment Law (3.0)

The course is aimed at studying the system of international agreements aimed at creating international standards for regulation of investment activity, processes of making international investments, procedures for judicial and extrajudicial protection of investors' rights, problems of formation and development of the investment environment.

International Civil Procedure (4.0)

The training course is devoted to providing students with basic theoretical knowledge about the fundamental institutes of the international civil process, as well as practical skills of working with the internal legislation of Ukraine, bilateral and multilateral international treaties on civil procedure issues.

International Commercial Arbitration (4.0)

The course is devoted to familiarizing students with the concepts of arbitration agreement and arbitration clause, the procedure for resolving disputes by arbitral tribunals, types of arbitration - institutional and ad hoc, arbitration procedures and the procedure for the recognition and enforcement of arbitration awards.

Banking Law (2.0)

The course involves studying the general provisions of banking law, the legal status of the National Bank of Ukraine, legal regulation of registration and activities of commercial banks, other financial and credit institutions, issues of bank credit and settlement legal relations.

 

Disciplines of specialization

 

International Public Law

 

History of International Legal Doctrines (3.0)

The course is aimed at studying the historical preconditions for the emergence and development of international law science, the periodization of its development, the main scientific schools, the concepts of the leading thinkers of the Ancient World, the Middle Ages, the era of capitalism and modern times, as well as the peculiarities of the development of science in Russia and Ukraine.

The Right of International Responsibility (2.0)

Discipline "The Law of International Responsibility" provides for the study of the content of the Articles on the responsibility of States for internationally wrongful acts, as well as the study of the principles of liability of other actors in international public law.

International Justice (2.0)

Discipline "International Justice" provides for students to study the principles of the activities of the International Court of Justice and other judicial institutions.

International Tax Law (2.0)

The course involves studying the tax systems of different states, legal relations of the states related to the regulation of international cooperation of the states in the tax field, the main directions of the struggle of states both for tax evasion and laundering of "dirty money".

International Transport Law (2.0)

The course involves studying the formation and development of the modern international transport law system, the international institutional mechanism in the field of transport and the peculiarities of international cooperation of states in the transport sector, legal relations in the field of international transportation.

 

International Private Law

 

International Finance Law (3.0)

The course is designed to provide students with basic theoretical knowledge in the field of international financial law. The main task of the discipline is the development of practical skills in the analysis of the relevant legal institutes of international financial law, assimilation of basic concepts in the field of legal regulation of international financial transactions, mastery of normative material - the norms of international treaties, recommendations, legal instruments of the European Union in this field.

Legal Regulation of Insolvency (Bankruptcy) (2.0)

The main task of this discipline is to teach students to apply the relevant field of legislation and prepare them for practical work. This course is naturally divided into two parts, which form the corresponding modules: substantive rules and procedural rules and procedures. It is important for the instructor to understand the fundamental provisions of the insolvency law / bankruptcy law, so they will know which legal relationships should govern the insolvency of a person to fulfil their property obligations regardless of the country.

International Industrial Property Law (2.0)

The training course is designed for an in-depth study of the international legal protection of industrial property. Particular attention is paid to the study of the protection of non-property and property rights of inventors, trademark holders, authors of industrial designs in basic international treaties.

History of International Private Law (2.0)

The course is designed to provide students with knowledge in the history of the emergence and development of international private law, the evolution of the science of international private law, its schools and trends. The main task of the discipline is the development of analytical abilities that will allow understanding the evolution of the science of international private law, its schools and trends.

Competitive (Antitrust) Right (2.0)

The training course is aimed at familiarizing students with the peculiarities of contemporary competition law of Ukraine and other countries, as well as on the application of this legislation for the development of entrepreneurial activity and international trade. The main task of the discipline is the development of practical abilities of future lawyers in the use of competition law in the practical work of the company and the provision of legal services by a private law firm.

 

European Law

 

Trade Law of the European Union (3.0)

The course provides for coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of the functioning of the European Union's trade sphere. The course examines the legal nature of the EU's common trade policy, the contractual mechanism and common EU policies and the legal regulation of Ukraine's cooperation with the WTO and the EU.

Competition (Antitrust) Law of the European Union (2.0)

The course provides for coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of the legal regulation of the competition policy of the European Union. The course examines the legal aspects of anti-competitive agreements, cartel practices, abuse of a dominant position, and the provision of state aid. The course is based on the study of the norms of founding treaties, secondary legislation of the EU and judicial practice.

European Transport Law (2.0)

The course provides for coverage of theoretical and practical aspects of the functioning of the transport sector of the European Union. Particular attention is paid to the relationship between international legal regulation of the transport sector and regulation at the level of the European Union.

Human Rights in the European Union (2.0)

T he course provides coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of ensuring and protecting human rights in the European Union. Particular attention is paid to the consideration and analysis of the system and principles of human rights protection in the European Union. The legal grounds and history of the development of European human rights law are analysed. 

European Labour and Social Law (2.0)

The course provides for coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of the legal regulation of the social policy of the European Union. Particular attention is paid to the consideration and analysis of the basic documents of the social sphere, the sphere of employment and labour law of the EU, as well as the practice of the Court of Justice of the EU.

 

6th year

 

Methodology and Organization of Scientific Research on the Theory and Practice of International Law (6.0)

The purpose of the training course is to familiarize students with the department of "international law" with the actual problems of creating and applying the norms of international law, its interaction with the national legal systems, the law of the European Union, international private law; the creation of the students' idea of ​​the peculiarities of the functioning of international law at the present stage, the importance of international law to ensure the rule of law in the international community, the features of regional subsystems of international law, the importance of international law for the development of the national legal system of Ukraine.

Basic Vocational Guidance (1.0)

The course is aimed at familiarizing the conditions and peculiarities of the employment of graduates of the magistracy to public service, private law practice, scientific and educational activities and service in international organizations and institutions.

International Currency Law (3.0)

The training course is aimed at the disclosure of the concept of international currency law, its functions, principles, features and characteristics. Particular attention is paid to the legal regulation of international currency relations, namely the study of international legal acts and the practice of their application by the states, international organizations.

International Environmental Law (3.0)

The course is aimed at studying the concept, subject and sources of international environmental law, the formation and development of this industry, the features of the institutional mechanism of international environmental law.

Human Rights in International Law (3.0)

The course is aimed at studying the historical processes of formation of the field of international human rights law and its current state, law-making and law-enforcement activities of subjects of international law in this area of ​​legal relations. Particular attention is paid to the consideration of universal mechanisms for the protection of human rights, which function within the UN or created by the basic universal instruments on human rights.

Occupational Health and Safety (1.5)

The course is aimed at forming future skills specialists to ensure effective management of labour protection and improvement of working conditions, taking into account advances in scientific and technological progress and international experience, as well as awareness of the inextricable unity of successful professional activities with the obligatory observance of all labour safety requirements.

 

Disciplines of specialization

 

International Public Law

 

The Right to Resolve International Disputes (3.0)

The course focuses on the study of mechanisms for resolving international disputes in the system of contemporary international law, namely: negotiations, mediation, international investigation procedure, international conciliation (reconciliation), classical, commercial and mixed international arbitration, UN International Court of Justice, United Nations and regional international organizations for the settlement of international disputes.

Actual Problems of the Theory and Practice of International Law (3.0)

The course aims at studying the actual problems of international law: the international legal regulation of the use of force in the post-bipolar system of international relations, the protection of human rights in the context of the "global war on terror", the rule of law in international relations, unilateralism and multilateralism in international law, problems of creation and application norms of international law, international legal hermeneutics, etc.

International Energy Law (3.0)

The purpose of the discipline is the students' understanding of the international legal side of modern international relations in the field of energy. The main tasks are to familiarize students with key international legal documents and mechanisms in this field that (specially or incidentally) serve the protection of international energy supplies from various types of risks.

 

International Private Law

 

International Copyright (3.0)

The course aims to study the concept, principles of international copyright and related rights, the history of the emergence of international copyright protection and related rights in developed and developing countries. In addition, the main sources of this protection (the most important international agreements on copyright and related rights) are analyzed in detail.

 

European Law

 

The Right of Foreign Relations of the European Union (3.0)

The course provides for students to familiarize themselves with the legal bases of regulation of relations of the European Union with non-member countries and international organizations. Special attention is paid to the practice of international legal cooperation of Ukraine with European integration associations.

Economic Right of the European Union (3.0)

The course envisages familiarizing students with the legal framework for the integration of EU member states in the economic sphere. The course examines the concept of economic law of the European Union and the harmonization of economic legislation in the EU, the legal framework for the functioning of the Economic and Monetary Union, the legal framework of EU customs law and intellectual property rights, the legal framework for corporate law and consumer protection in the European Union.