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International Law

International Law

The ‘International Law’ program at Rauf Denktas University is a four-year program that leads to a Bachelor of Laws (L.L.B.) degree. The language of instruction for this program is English. The program has been designed with the international employability of the graduates in mind. The students will be equipped with all necessary theoretical and professional traits needed to launch a successful career in International Law. The program also equips students with the knowledge and the skill set needed for graduates to carry out research in the field of International Law.

It is expected that upon graduation the students will be able to:
1. Identify and effectively use the sources of International Law in research and in practice
2. Compose logically coherent and theoretically valid papers on International Law
3. Critically discuss the issues affecting international actors in line with international treaties and customs
4. Demonstrate an understanding of substantive and procedural international law
5. Use legal terminology to explain issues related to international law
6. Apply international law in the context of simulations and internships in law firms, NGOs, IGOs, and foreign ministries

Those who graduate from the International Law program are expected to be able to take up positions in law firms and arbitration centers as legal practitioners, advisors and arbiters. They may also be hired by private corporations as permanent legal staff responsible for drafting contracts and supervising their implementation. The program prepares the students to take over various positions in international, regional, and non-governmental organizations as well.

  1. FIRST YEAR PROGRAM
1. Semester 2. Semester
Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS
INTL 101 Introduction to Law 3 1 3 6 INTL 102 Introduction to Public International Law 3 1 3 6
INTL 103 Introduction to International Relations 3 0 3 6 INTL 104 The Law of Treaties 3 0 3 6
INTL 105 Constitutional Law 3 1 3 6 INTL 106 Human Rights Law 3 0 3 6
ITEC 101 Information Technology 3 0 3 6 INTL 108 The Law of Contracts 3 0 3 6
ENGL 101 Academic Reading and Writing I 3 0 3 6 ENGL 102 Academic Reading and Writing II 3 0 3 6
TOTAL 15 2 15   TOTAL 15 1 15  

 

 

  1. SECOND YEAR PROGRAM
1. Semester 2. Semester
Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS
INTL 201 Criminology and Criminal Justice 3 0 3 6 INTL 202 International Organizations and Tribunals 3 0 3 6
INTL 203 International Criminal Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 204 Alternative Methods of Conflict Resolution 3 0 3 6
INTL 205 International Humanitarian Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 206 International Economic Law 3 0 3 6
INTL 207 English For Lawyers 3 0 3 6 INTL 208 Research Methods 3 0 3 6
INTL 209 Administrative Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 210 Business for Lawyers 3 0 3 6
TOTAL 15 0 15   TOTAL 15 0 15  

 

 

III. THIRD YEAR PROGRAM

1. Semester 2. Semester
Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS
INTL 301 The European Union Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 302 International Environmental Law 3 0 3 6
INTL 303 Private International Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 304 The Law of the Sea 3 0 3 6
INTL 305 International Labor Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 306 Intellectual Property Law 3 0 3 6
AE-1 Area Elective 1 3 0 3 6 AE-3 Area Elective 3 3 0 3 6
AE-2 Area Elective 2 3 0 3 6 AE-4 Area Elective 4 3 0 3 6
TOTAL 15 0 15   TOTAL 15 0 15  

 

 

  1. FOURTH YEAR PROGRAM
1. Semester 2. Semester
Course Code Course Title L T C ECTS Course Corde Course Title L T C ECTS
INTL 401 Current Issues in International Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 402 Immigration and Asylum Law 3 0 3 6
INTL 403 International Commercial Arbitration 3 0 3 6 INTL 404 Air and Space Law 3 0 3 6
INTL 405 International Energy Law 3 0 3 6 INTL 406 Gender, Sexuality and the Law 3 0 3 6
INTL 407 Internship 3 0 3 6 INTL 408 Research Project 3 0 3 6
UE-1 University Elective 1 3 0 3 6 UE-2 University Elective 2 3 0 3 6
 TOTAL 15 0 15 TOTAL 15 0 15  

 

Note:

L – stands for Lecture Hour (hours/week)

T – stands for Lab/Tutorial (hours/week)

C – stands for Credit