Courses

DEGREE REQUIREMENTS (180 ECTS)

CORE COURSES (30 ECTS)

  • Introduction to Academic Writing & Critical Thinking
  • Global Ethics
  • Intermediate Qualitative Research Methods
  • Global Ethics, Leadership and Personal Development I
  • Global Ethics, Leadership and Personal Development II

MAJOR REQUIREMENTS (102 ECTS)

  • Human Communication
  • Introduction to Economics
  • Introduction to International and European Law
  • Introduction to Legal principiles and Theories
  • Business Law
  • Global Politics
  • Rhetoric
  • Legal Aspects of Migration
  • Criminal Law
  • Advanced Business Law
  • EU Constitutional Law
  • Legal Analysis, Research & Writing
  • Comparative Political Systems
  • Human Rights
  • Law of the EU Internal Market
  • Capstone in International and European Law
  • BA Thesis in International and European Law – Seminar I (Advanced Research Methods)
  • BA Thesis in International and European Law – Seminar II (Senior Seminar)

MAJOR ELECTIVES (24 ECTS)

International and European Law students choose four Major Elective courses out of the list below.

  • Environmental Law
  • International Banking Law and Financial Regulation
  • Competition Law
  • Humanitarian Law
  • Comparative Constitutional Law
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • European Organisations
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Corporate Governance
  • Social Cause Marketing
  • Lobbying in the EU
  • Global Advocacy
  • The EU’s Approach to Democratisation and Human Rights
  • EU’s Common Foreign and Security Policy
  • International Organisations and Global Governance
  • Internship (optional from Year 2)

FREE ELECTIVES (24 ECTS)

Students also choose four free electives from any of the Bachelor-level courses offered by Vesalius College or one of its partner institutions previously mentioned. For example, students may choose courses within their major, another major, or outside the curriculum of all majors (e.g. language courses). For the full list of courses, please click here.