International Law

International Law

 

Education qualification lever - bachelor

I course

Introduction to the Specialty (2.0)

The course is aimed at professional orientation and familiarization of 1st year students of the specialty "International law", future international lawyers, with the basic foundations of the future profession, of the theory and practice of international law. In addition, the course is devoted to the study of such general theoretical issues as the subject and system of international law, its difference from national law, etc.

International Relations Theory (2.0)

The course is aimed at studying the concept and essence of international relations, the patterns of development of international relations, the system and types of international relations. In addition, the course is devoted to the study of such general theoretical issues as the subject and system of the theory of international relations, as well as the methodological foundations of the modern theory of international relations.

Theory of State and Law (4.0)

The study of the discipline has an important scientific, ideological, political and practical significance, it is the basis for the development of other legal studies, it also deepens the general legal knowledge of students, contributes to the development of legal thinking, the provision of training of highly qualified international lawyers, the formation of a basic education of a lawyer, and the development of an understanding of the substance of socio-political processes.

General History of State and Law (3.0)

The subject of the discipline is the study of processes, general patterns, specific features of the emergence and development of state and law in certain countries of the world specifically – in historical conditions and in chronological order.

Roman Law (2.0)

The course provides coverage of the theoretical and practical aspects of the development of the Roman state, the formation of the basic principles of Roman law and the problem of the reception of Roman law in the legal systems of countries of the continental legal family. Special attention is paid to the historical stages of the development of the Roman state and law.

History of Political and Legal Doctrines (2.0)

The object of study of the discipline is the forms of theoretical knowledge and understanding of state and law, which reflect the historical process of cognition of state-legal phenomena in a logical-conceptual form. Each of them has a relatively stable structure, in particular, programmatic and assessment frameworks. The subject of the history of political and legal doctrines is the theoretically grounded knowledge of mankind about the state and law in their historical development.

Comparative Constitutional Law (4.0)

The training course is devoted to the study of the legal status of the individual, the highest authorities of the state and their competence, as well as the constitutional enshrinement of the fundamental human and civil rights and freedoms, ways of acquiring and terminating citizenship, the forms of states, the procedure for the establishment, interaction and competence of the highest state bodies of Ukraine and of other countries of the world.

II course

History of International Law (2.0)

The course involves examining the categorical and conceptual apparatus of the history of international law, the main stages in the formation of its subject, the formation of conceptual and theoretical concepts, the structure of the history of international law and the skills of its study and assimilation.

Public International Law (Foundations of the Theory of International Law) (4.0)

The course focuses on the study of traditional topics: the concept and characteristics of international law; sources, system, principles and rules of international law. For the professional development of students and in order to move on to the analysis of specific international legal problems topics such as the interaction of international law with domestic law; institute of international legal personality, recognition in international law, succession of states etc. are being considered.

Comparative Civil Law (5.0)

The subject of the training course is theoretical and practical issues of regulation of the system of civil relations in Ukraine and in countries of continental and common law. The main objective of the academic discipline is to provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the matter of sources, subjects of relevant legal relations, moral rights, property rights, intellectual property rights, law of obligations, inheritance and family law, as well as the development of skills and certain practical skills in solving civil disputes under the law of different states.

Legal Systems of Modern Times (5.0)

The course is designed to highlight the basics of comparative jurisprudence, the classification of legal systems into legal families and it is designed to reveal the features of certain groups of legal systems, united according to certain features. The main attention is paid to the characteristics 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 training course is devoted to the study of the legal status of an individual, mechanisms of public administration, elements of control over it, public authorities and local self-government, as well as mechanisms for the implementation of fundamental human rights, interaction of subjects of administrative law and legal relations; the order of formation, interaction and competence of public authorities, local self-government of various states.

Comparative Criminal Law (3.0)

Primarily the course provides coverage of theoretical aspects of the general and partially special parts of the criminal law of Ukraine, France, the Russian Federation as representatives of the continental family of law, as well as England and the United States as representatives of the common law family in a comparative sense.

Comparative Labor and Social Law (3.0)

The course provides coverage of 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 field of labor and social law.

III course

Public International Law (Foundations of the Theory of International Law) (continued) (5.0)

The subject of the discipline is legal processes in the field of interstate relations, the content of the doctrine, basic theories and concepts of international law, international legal concepts and definitions, principles and rules of international law, theoretical foundations of lawmaking and law enforcement activities of subjects of international law.

Public International Law (Main Branches and Institutions) (4.0)

The course is aimed at studying the system of international law, lawmaking and law enforcement activities of subjects of international law, as well as such international legal branches as territory in international law, international maritime law, international air law, international space law, international criminal law, the law of resolving international disputes , international environmental law etc.

Comparative Civil Law (6.0)

The subject of the training course is theoretical and practical issues of regulation of the system of civil relations in Ukraine and in countries of continental and common law. The main objective of the academic discipline is to provide students with theoretical knowledge and practical skills as regards sources, subjects of relevant legal relations, moral rights, property rights, intellectual property rights, law of obligations, inheritance and family law, as well as the development of skills and certain practical skills in solving civil disputes under the law of different states.

International Environmental Law (2.0)

The course is aimed at acquainting students with the peculiarities of international legal regulation of cooperation between states in the field of environmental protection; developing students' understanding of the place of international legal acts in the field of environmental protection in the system of international law and their practical application in decisions of international judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.

Introduction to EU Law (3.0)

The course examines the issues of legal regulation of the European integration process within the EU; highlights the legal nature of European integration associations, their legal systems, the activities of the institutions of associations, the fundamental freedoms of the EU internal market, the legal basis of its external relations; analyzes the practices of the bodies of European integration associations, decisions of the EU court and national judicial authorities of the member states.

Comparative Criminal Procedure (2.0)

The course provides basic theoretical knowledge from the provisions, concepts used in the process of considering criminal cases by the preliminary investigation bodies and courts of various instances both of the countries of the continental legal family and representatives of the Anglo-Saxon legal system, in particular, a comparative description of the basic concepts of the criminal process of Ukraine is given, as well as France, Germany, Great Britain and the USA.

IV course

Public International Law (Main Branches and Institutions) (continued) (8.0)

The course is aimed at acquainting the 4th year students with the main branches and institutions of modern international public law, developing skills in understanding the features of international legal phenomena, revealing the main directions of development of international law.

Private International Law (6.0)

The subject of the course is theoretical and practical issues of regulation of private law relations with a foreign element, in particular: conflicts of laws, unification of material norms of private law, international civil procedure. The main objective of the discipline is to develop practical abilities to use theoretical knowledge about the sources, subjects of relevant legal relations, international property law, international intellectual property law, international law of obligations, international family and labor law, resolving private law disputes with a foreign element.

Foreign Relations law (4.0)

The course is aimed at professional orientation and familiarization of students with the formation, history of development, modern problems and legal regulation of foreign relations in the field of diplomatic and consular law, the law of special missions and diplomatic law of international organizations.

Law of Treaties

The course provides for the successful mastering of theoretical and normative materials by students, for the development of the ability to logically and professionally substantiates and expresses their point of view on the problems of international treaties law, the creation of skills for understanding and concluding international legal treaties.

Law of International Organizations (2.0)

The academic discipline provides learning of theoretical and practical aspects of the law of international organizations, as well as an analysis of the constituent documents of certain international organizations.

Comparative Civil Procedure (3.0)

The training course is aimed at acquainting students with the civil procedural law of Ukraine, the practice of its application, as well as with the procedure for carrying out civil proceedings in some foreign countries. The task of the discipline is to provide knowledge about the fundamental institutions of civil procedural law of Ukraine and foreign states; development of students' practical skills in the analysis and resolution of civil procedural issues.