Research

The Chair continues to develop as the main center of the Ukrainian (Kyiv) international law school. From the beginning of the 1990s three doctors and over sixty candidates of legal sciences have been trained here. Within the framework of the scientific school of the Chair, the areas of the theory of international law, the history of international law, international economic law, law of international organizations, human rights, external relations law, international maritime law, international air law, international humanitarian law, international security law has been made.
 
The faculty of the Chair founded the scientific and practical journal "Ukrainian Journal of International Law", in which the modern issues of the theory and practice of international law are explored. This scientific publication has become a forum for discussion between international lawyers, a testing ground for scientific discoveries. Scientists of the Chair took an active part in the work of the Soviet Association of International Law, the establishment and activities of the Ukrainian Association of International Law.
 
"Ukrainian Journal of International Law" (UJIL)
 
Scholars of the Chair work on the study of a scientific topic “Integration of Ukraine into the world and European legal space”, which is the constituent part of the research topics of the Institute.
 
The Chair has a student international public law science club. Students take an active part in meetings of the European Youth Parliament, scientific conferences, conduct scientific seminars and debates on various issues of contemporary international law. A lot of students and postgraduates from the department were trained at universities, partners of our Institute from the UK, Belgium, Germany. With the support of the Chair of International Law, students successfully compete in the following international competitions every year: Modeling of the International Court of Justice, International Criminal Court Modeling, WTO Law Competition, Willem Vis International Competition for Arbitration, Philip Jessup International Public Law Competition and others.
 
In 2004, the publication of the book series "Library of the Department of International Law" was started, aimed at ensuring the continuity of scientific work of teachers, postgraduates and applicants for scientific degrees attached to the Chair. Within this series, monographs and textbooks of current teachers and staff of the department, as well as the work of teachers of the department from the XIX and early XX centuries, are published. Gradually, the electronic library of the Chair is being formed, which includes electronic articles of students and postgraduate students of the Chair, their translations of foreign literature on international law, all scientific, bachelor's and master's works on international law topic. In order to improve the quality of teaching, to intensify the process of scientific research highly qualified teachers and specialists of scientific institutions and organizations are constantly invited to take part in the teaching, methodological and research work of the Chair.
 
Since February 2011, the Chair of International Law has held international legal reading. It is a special type of scientific and practical conference, where the scientific report of a teacher, an employee, a graduate of the Chair is heard and discussed. International legal reading is conducted by the Chair of International Law every month. Participation in international legal reading involves representatives of leading higher educational institutions and scientific institutions of Ukraine and other countries.
 
Scientific reports in the framework of international legal readings in 2011
 
Areas of scientific research

 
The main theme of scientific research of the Chair is "International legal support of foreign policy and foreign economic activity of the state", which is specified in the following areas:
1) International legal support of the activities of Ukrainian representations in international organizations.
2) International legal activity of diplomatic missions.
3) Representation of interests in international judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.
4) International legal support for solving specific foreign policy and foreign economic problems.
 
Research and development division of the Chair, post-graduates

 

Гриненко Елена Алексеевна доктор юридических наук, старший научный сотрудник; образование: Мариупольский гуманитарный институт Донецкого национального университета, 2002 г. и Киевский национальный университет имени Тараса Шевченко, Институт международных отношений, 2007 г. Диссертация защищена в 2012 г. Направления научных исследований: право внешних сношений, международное право, европейское право, европейская политика.
Ivashchenko Olena Ruslanivna – Junior Research Fellow; education: Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of international relations, 2007. Areas of scientific research: the theory and practice of international law, the question of the relationship between international and national law, judicial law, comparative law, international human rights law, European law.
 

 

Postgraduates of the Chair
 
Scientific publications: monographs, textbooks:
 

In 2004, on the occasion of the 170th anniversary of the Kyiv University and the 60th anniversary of the Institute of International Relations, the book series "Library of the Chair of International Law" was launched, in which the scientific works of former and current teachers of the Chair are published.
 
In recent years, the Chair has prepared a number of textbooks and manuals, among which, in particular, the first in Ukraine academic course of international law, edited by Professor V.H. Butkevych, whose first volume was published in 2003 (Butkevych V.H., Mytsyk V.V., Zadorozhny O.V. International Law, Fundamentals of Theory: Textbook / edited by V.H.Butkevych, K., 2003 ), the second one - in 2004 (International Law - Key areas: Textbook / edited by V.H.Butkevych - K., 2004). Lecture notes on the basics of the theory of international law for students of the third year of the department of international law, prepared by O.V. Zadorozhny, V.H. Butkevych and V.V. Mytsyk, are popular among students of other Ukrainian higher educational institutions (first edition - 2001, second - 2004).
 
According to the results of scientific research, a number of monographs have been prepared at the Chair. Among them are the works: Zadorozhny O.V. Ukraine - Hungary: bridge to the next millennium. - K., 2001; Zadorozhny O.V. Deputy parliamentary immunity: modern parliamentary and judicial practice. - K., 2004; Mytsyk V.V. Protection of national minorities in international law. - K., 2004; Hnatovskyy M.M. European legal space. - K., 2005; Rzhevska V.S. The right of the state to self-defense and international security. - K., 2005; Medvedeva M.O. International Law and Biotechnology. - K., 2005; Nogovitsina U.O.  Succession of Ukraine: international legal aspects.  - K., 2005;  Medvedeva M.O.  International Law and Biotechnology.  - K., 2006; Nogovitsina U.O.  International legal aspects of succession of Ukraine.  - K., 2006; Edited by Butkevych  V.H., Zadorozhny O.V.  Lukashuk Igor Ivanovich 80. - K., 2006; Kuleba D.I. Participation of Ukraine in international organizations.  Legal theory and practice.  - K., 2007; Zadorozhny O.V., Dmitriev A.I., Dmitrieva U.A.  History of international law.  - K., 2008;  Skrynka D.V. International Law and Economics.  Institutional approach.  - K., 2008; Bilotskyy S.D.  NATO Peacekeeping Operations in South-Eastern Europe: An International Legal Aspect.  - K .: 2010; To Oleksandr Zadorozhny - 50: articles and essays of students and colleagues.  - Odessa: Feniks, 2010 .;  Lyovin A.V.  International legal regulation of nuclear material transfers: normative aspect.  - K., 2011; Kulko A.V.  International legal regime of the Danube: past, present, future.  - K., 2011; Hrynenko O.O.  International legal regulation of external relations of the European Union. - K., 2011; Tropin Z.V.  Means of resolving international disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty: status and implementation problems.  - K., 2012;  Medvedeva M.O.  Theoretical and practical aspects of the implementation of international legal norms in the field of environmental protection.  - K., 2012;  Butkevych O.V.  History of international law: a textbook / O.V.  Butkevych  - K.: Publishing House Lira-K, 2013. - 416 p.

 
Scientific and methodical publications:

International Public Law: Textbook: 2 t. / [B. V. Mytsyk, MV Buromensky, O. V. Butkevich, etc.]; ed. V.V. Mytsyk. - T. 1: Fundamentals of the theory. - Kharkiv: Right, 2019. - 416 pp. 

International Public Law: Textbook: 2 t. / [B. V. Mytsyk, MV Buromensky, M. M. Hnatovsky and others.]; for community edit V.V. Mytsyk. - T. 2: Key industries. - Kharkiv: Right, 2018. - 624 pp.

The science of international law at St. Volodymyr's University.  In 2 t.  Volume 1 // Editors : Zadorozhny O.V., Korotky V.A.  - K.: "Promeni", 2004. - 264 p.

The science of international law at St. Volodymyr's University.  In 2 t.  Volume 2 // Editors : Zadorozhny O.V., Korotky V.A.  - K.: "Promeni", 2004. - 456 p. 

Tropin Z.V.  Resolution of international disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty.  - K.: 2012. - 157 p.
Zadorozhny O.V., Pazyuk A.V.  International information law.  - K.: 2013. - 854 p.

 
Textbooks:
 
Mytsyk V.V.  Human rights in international law.  International legal mechanisms of protection.  - K.: 2010. - 722 p.
Zadorozhny O.V., Medvedev M.O.  International environmental law.  - K.: 2010 - 510 p.
 

Skrynka D.V.  The right of the world trade organization.  - K.: 2010. - 338 p.

 

Monographs:
 

Rzhevska V.S.  "The right of the state to self-defense and international security".  - K.: "Promeni", 2005. - 256 p.

 
Hnatovskyy M.M.  European legal space.  Concept and main problems.  - K.: "Promeni", 2005. - 224 p.

 
Mytsyk V.V.  Rights of national minorities in international law.  - K., 2004. - 287 p.

 
Honin V.N.  The theory of international relations.  Part of the general.  - K., 2005. - 580 p.
 
International law of the twenty-first century.  (To the 80th anniversary of Igor Ivanovich Lukashuk) / edited by Doctor of Law, Professor V.H.  Butkevych  - K.: Publishing House "Promeni", 2006. - 640 p.
 
Medvedeva M.O.  International Law and Biotechnology.  - K., 2006. - 256 p.

 
Nogovitsina U.O.  International legal aspects of succession of Ukraine.  - K., 2006. - 352 p.
 
Kuleba D.I.  Participation of Ukraine in international organizations.  Legal theory and practice.  - K., 2007. - 304 p.
 
 Zadorozhny O.V., Dmitriev A.I., Dmitrieva U.A.  History of international law.  - K., 2008. - 384 p.
 
Butkevych O.V.  The origins of international law.  - St. Petersburg  : R. Aslanov’s Publishing house "Juridical Center Press", 2008. - 881 p.
 
Butkevych O.V.  International Law of the Middle Ages.  - K.: Publishing house of humanitarian literature, 2008. - 672 p.

 
Skrynka D.V.  International Law and Economics.  Institutional approach.  - K., 2008.
 
Bilotsky S.D.  NATO Peacekeeping Operations in South-Eastern Europe: An International Legal Aspect.  - K.: 2010. - 270 p.
 
To Oleksandr Zadorozhniy - 50: articles and essays of students and colleagues.  - Odessa: Feniks, 2010. - 474 p.
 
Lyovin A.V.  International legal regulation of nuclear material transfers: normative aspect.  - K., 2011. - 215 p.
 
Kulko A.V.  International legal regime of the Danube: past, present, future.  - K.: "Feniks", 2011. - 272 p.
 
Hrinenko O.O.  International legal regulation of external relations of the European Union. - K.: "Feniks", 2011. - 448 p.
 
Edited by Zadorozhny O.V.  and Oleshchenko V.I.  Alternative energy and energy security in international and national law.  - K.: "Feniks", 2012. - 298 p.
 
Tropin Z.V.  Means of resolving international disputes under the Energy Charter Treaty: status and implementation problems.  - K .: "Feniks", 2012. - 213 p.
 
Medvedeva M.O.  Theoretical and practical aspects of the implementation of international legal norms in the field of environmental protection.  - K.: "Feniks", 2012. - 484 p.
 
Ukrainian Perspectives on International Law Selected Articles and Essays edited by Oleksandr Zadorozhny and Mykola Hnatovskyy.  - K., 2013. - 299 p.
 
International Law of the XXI Century: Current State and Development Prospects (Prof. V.M. Repetsky's 60th Anniversary) / M.М.  Mykievych, M.V. Buromenskyy, V.V.  Hutnyk [and others];  edited by D.Sc., Prof.  M.M. Mykievych  - Lviv: "Pyramid", 2013. - 320 p.
 
International Law and International Relations: XXI Century (In honor of the 70th anniversary of V.N. Khonin) / edited by prof.  O.V.  Zadorozhny / Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv, Institute of International Relations.  - K .: "Feniks", 2013. - 216 p