Course code JurZ2012

Credit points 2

International Law

Total Hours in Course80

Number of hours for lectures16

Number of hours for seminars and practical classes16

Independent study hours48

Date of course confirmation09.12.2011

Responsible UnitInstitute of Economics and Regional Development

Course developer

author Ekonomikas un reģionālās attīstības institūts

Alla Pūce

Mg. paed.

Course abstract

The course provides knowledge on basic terms of international law, explains their nature, and deals with objects and subjects of international law and international legal relations. Students get introduced to the role and significance of international institutions in law enforcement.

Learning outcomes and their assessment

Knowledge – students gain knowledge on the nature and role of international law in the modern society. They get an understanding of the most important institutes – subjects and objects of international law, their interaction and relation to other branches of law; skills – students are competent in international legal acts, conventions, and statutes, are able to elaborate and conclude international contracts and participate in founding institutions, and act on behalf of an enterprise as its representative; competence – students gain knowledge and practical skills, as well as skills in analysing and independently assessing legal facts in the area of international law for institutions and enterprises operating within their competences regarding processes of international law enforcement.

Compulsory reading

1. Bojārs J. (2010) Starptautiskās privāttiesības I. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 424 lpp.
2. Bojārs J. (2010) Starptautiskās privāttiesības II. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 302 lpp.
3. Bojārs J. (2008) Starptautiskās publiskās tiesības IV. Rīga: Zvaigzne ABC, 496 lpp.
4. Tutāne S., Čevers A. (2010) Starptautisko līgumu loma muitas lietu regulēšanā. Rīga: RTU, 104 lpp.

Further reading

1. Evans Malcom D. (2006) International Law. Oxford University Press, p. 840.
2. Škoba L. u.c. (2004) "1980. gada ANO Konvencijas par starptautiskajiem preču pirkuma līgumiem pamatjautājumi". Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 310 lpp.
3. М.М.Богуславский (2005) Международное частное право. 5-е изд. Москва: Юристъ, 604 c.

Periodicals and other sources

1. Latvijas Vēstnesis: Latvijas Republikas oficiālais laikraksts. Rīga: Valsts uzņēmums "Latvijas Vēstnesis". ISSN 1407-0391.
2. Jurista vārds: una lex-una iustitia omnibus. Rīga: Latvijas Vēstnesis, 2006- ISSN 1691-2462.