JUTENVIR – International Environmental Law

Schedule, syllabus and examination date

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Course content

Note: This course will be given a new code from spring semester 2006, and you will find all relevant information JUR5520 – International Environmental Law (discontinued)

This course addresses international environmental law. It is based on an introduction to general topics of international environmental law. Thereafter follows a more detailed examination of the following five topics: sustainable development, biodiversity, climate change, trade and environment, and EC environmental law. Within each of these topics a case is used as a point of departure for a thorough examination of a specific issue. The cases will be presented at appropriate times during the course, and relevant material will be handed out.

Learning outcome

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Recommended previous knowledge

3 years of law studies.




6-hours written exam

Resit an examination

Withdrawal from an examination

It is possible to take this 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.

There are special rules for resitting a passed examination in the master's programme in Law.

Facts about this course




Every spring


Spring and autumn

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