3 Bolshoy Trekhsvyatitelskiy pereulok
Phone/Fax: (495) 916-88-49
Dean's office: (495) 772-95-90
(add. 22299 or 22298)
Academic office (bachelor):
(495) 772-95-90 (add. 22852; 23008; 22899; 23009)
Academic office (master):
Manager Anna Gorbunova
(495) 772-95-90 (add. 22275)
Manager Inna Fedchenko
(495) 772-95-90 (add. 22738)
fax: (495) 772-95-90 (add. 23005
The Faculty of Law was one of the first faculties created in the Higher School of Economics. Economic and legal disciplines, new innovative courses, fundamental law disciplines and narrowly specialized courses are all equally important for the Faculty of Law. The Faculty's strength is the curriculum's focus on the practical, which perpares its graduates to successfully meet the demands of the labour market.
Level of study: Bachelor
This course is primarily aimed at providing the students the necessary tools to understand and study the nature, principles, and role of International Public Law (PIL) as well as to analyze, discuss the relevant issues in this field and master the structure and mechanisms of the international legal system.
During the first part, the course will cover a wide array of introductory and substantial topics such as the sources and subjects of PIL, states sovereignty and jurisdiction, territory, the UN legal system, the prohibition of the use of force and the right of self-defense. After the necessary introductory session, we will look at the specific branches of PIL, such as International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, and International Criminal Law, International Economic Law, International Maritime Law, and International Environmental Law. Moreover, the course will deal with current and emerging issues of PIL, such as terrorism and migration.
The course will analyze and discuss a number of international cases law decided by national and international Courts, as well as treaties, UN resolutions and other international legal instruments.
Public International Law (DOCX, 162 Кб)
Module 3, 4
In-class hours 72
Total hours 190