Learning Objectives

The Learning Outcomes for the Bachelor of Arts in International & European Law are:

  • Acquire knowledge and understanding:
    • acquire knowledge of terminology and concepts of international and European Law. 
    • gain an understanding of the international system and the European integration process 
    • develop a working knowledge of international law-making by means of treaties, state practice and decisions of international organizations and conferences
    • become familiar with the European institutions and the decision-making processes


  • Apply knowledge and understanding:
    • develop the ability for independent analysis of the interplay between international and European Law
    • develop the ability to transpose the analysis of rules and events into a scientifically sound and feasible research project
    • enhance the student’s ability to use the appropriate research methods and tools in the framework of independent research projects
    • provide students with the knowledge of and practice with electronic information sources on international and European law
    • develop the ability to communicate in an effective way the acquired knowledge and the outcome of research projects, both in written and oral form
    • develop the ability for group work is incorporated into the structure of in-class presentations and case studies
    • further develop skills in intercultural communication
    • develop English language skills, both written and oral


  • Attitudes:
    • stimulate critical attitudes, which are necessary for “life-long learning” and sensitivity to the importance of legal and ethical considerations and the ability to confront dominant, popular opinions with constructive criticism
    • stimulate an awareness of the normative dimension of international and European legal policies and of related ethical, social and operational problems and dilemmas.