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International law studies can prepare law professionals to help private citizens and organizations worldwide to conduct business and activities in a manner that adheres to laws from various countries as well as internationally.
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Are you interested in current affairs? Does the idea of studying international
law in the most vibrant city in Africa appeal to you? Do you want to further
your studies i
Are you interested in current affairs? Does the idea of studying international law in the most vibrant city in Africa appeal to you? Do you want to further your studies in a vibrant and dynamic field of the law?
In an increasingly globalized world, it is no longer sufficient to be familiar with the domestic law. Whether you are interested in the prosecution of war crimes or in global warming, the LLM in International Law offered by the Faculty of Law of the University of Johannesburg offers you a chance to specialize in fields of the law which are not only interesting but also increasingly useful and relevant. The one year course takes an interdisciplinary approach and assesses international legal questions from the perspective of international law as well as from a regional African perspective....
The LLM in International Commercial Law at the University of Johannesburg
(the flagship programme of the Faculty of Law) is designed to be completed
by full-time students
The LLM in International Commercial Law at the University of Johannesburg (the flagship programme of the Faculty of Law) is designed to be completed by full-time students within one year and by part-time students over two years. The programme consists of the modules International Commercial Law A, B, and C, as well as a minor dissertation on a topic in International Commercial Law. International Commercial Law A and B are offered during the first semester and International Commercial Law C during the second.
The LLM programme provides the student with an overview of the private-law aspects of international trade, with an emphasis on private international legal issues. The conflicts-orientation of the course indeed makes it unique and a wide comparative approach is taken in this regard, comprising legal systems in Africa, Australasia, Europe, the Middle East, the Far East and North and South America, together with the relevant regional, supranational and international instruments in this field. Most lectures are offered by Prof Jan L Neels, distinguished professor of International Commercial Law and director of the Research Centre for Private International Law in Emerging Countries at the University of Johannesburg. Prof Neels was a member of the working group responsible for the drafting of the Hague Principles on Choice of Law in International Commercial Contracts and the official commentary on the Principles under the auspices of the Hague Conference on Private International Law. He is a member of the Governing Council of UNIDROIT in Rome. UJ has formal agreements in place...
This LLM is one of the world's only two LLM degree programs offered by an intergovernmental organization constituted under international law (the other being offered by t
EUCLID, an international intergovernmental organization with a university mandate, offers to select students from the general public an external (distance or online) degree program called the EUCLID LLM in International Law and Treaty Law (Master of Laws). As a public non-profit institution, EUCLID is able to offer affordable, low-tuition programs.
This online LLM in international law, representing 24 US credits (36-40 ECTS), is one of the world's only two LLM degree programs offered by an intergovernmental organization constituted under international law (the other one being offered by the European University Institute).
Partial scholarships are available ECOWAS residents and the permanent staff of intergovernmental organizations....
The Master of Laws (LLM) is a two-year part-time program of intensive study that provides students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the
Master of Laws
The Master of Laws (LLM) is a two-year part-time programme of intensive study that provides students with the opportunity to deepen their knowledge and understanding of the Law. LLM has four specializations: Natural Resource Law; Commercial Law; International Human Rights Law and Public International Law. This Programme is designed to address the trending challenges in the legal profession.
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To improve students’ understanding of the context in which the law operates.
To stimulate greater intellectual and philosophical understanding of the law as one of the vehicles for achieving economic growth, human development, and social justice.
To enable post-graduate students of law to specialize in particular areas of law according to their interests.
To enhance students’ understanding and knowledge of particular legal topics through a supervised research project.
To provide a conducive environment for students to make a contribution to the body of knowledge by writing a dissertation of publishable quality.
To prepare students to take on more specialized legal advisory roles in various sectors of the polities and economies of Uganda & the world at large; in the commercial, public service or NGO/charity sector.
To contribute to the growth of an academic and intellectual community that can contribute to national development through research, innovation, critical analysis and debate.
This highly-regarded course offers choice and flexibility. The teaching strategy is innovative and allows you to pursue areas that are of particular interest to you. The
This highly-regarded course offers choice and flexibility. The teaching strategy is innovative and allows you to pursue areas that are of particular interest to you. The course has an international orientation and has been attracting students from all over the world since it was established.
Students must take five compulsory modules: Legal Research Skills, Law of the International Sale of Goods, Law, and Policy of the World Trade Organisation, International Commercial Ligitation and Arbitration and the Dissertation. Students will also choose two other modules from a range of subjects (subject to demand) including Foundations and Principles of International Law, English Commercial Law, International Organisations and International Dispute Resolution, International Maritime Law and Comparative Corporate Governance....