HUMR1120 – International Human Rights Law: Substantive rights
The course provides an introduction to the substantive content of international human rights law taking into account the indivisibility and interdependence of all human rights. The contemporary interpretations of a selection of rights will be presented with reference to their development both in the UN and the regional institutional framework in Europe.
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This course is open for bachelor students, students with admission to single courses, students with admission as guest students.
Recommended previous knowledge
Please note that lectures and curriculum for this course is aimed at
students at master degree level.
However, the achievement requirements are adjusted for students who take
the subject at bachelor degree level
- 10 credits overlap with HUMR4120 – International Human Rights Law: Substantive rights (discontinued)
- 10 credits overlap with HUMR5120 – International Human Rights Law: Substantive rights (discontinued)
- 5 credits overlap with ISSJF4711 - Human Rights
Lectures, seminars, written assignments (case briefs, mock exam).
4 hour written examination.
Examination support material
Auxiliary materials allowed during examinations for courses taught in English.
Language of examination
Grades are awarded on a pass/fail scale. Read more about the grading system.
Explanations and appeals
Resit an examination
Withdrawal from an examination
It is possible to take the exam up to 3 times. If you withdraw from the exam after the deadline or during the exam, this will be counted as an examination attempt.
Special examination arrangements
Application form, deadline and requirements for special examination arrangements.
Please se Detailed regulations for the Faculty of Law, Chapter 3 regarding application, responsibilities and special measures.
The course is subject to continuous evaluation. At regular intervals we also ask students to participate in a more comprehensive evaluation.
This subject is taught at Bachelor 's level. The subject is also taught at Master's level (15 ECTS credits), please see HUMR5120 – International Human Rights Law: Substantive rights (discontinued), and see HUMR4120 – International Human Rights Law: Substantive rights (discontinued) (10 ECTS credits). Please see the chapter above, regarding overlap. For instances of overlap, credits will be deducted on the subject at Bachelors's level.