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Subtitles: English, French, Dutch

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JusticeCriminal JusticeInternational LawArbitration

Learner Career Outcomes

30%

started a new career after completing these courses

28%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

15%

got a pay increase or promotion

Shareable Certificate

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100% online

Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.

Flexible deadlines

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Approx. 18 hours to complete

English

Subtitles: English, French, Dutch

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

4 hours to complete

An introduction to the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 37 min), 6 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
Introduction to the Course2m
How to succeed in your online class?2m
Introduction2m
The History of International Dispute Settlement in The Hague7m
Diplomatic versus Judicial International Dispute Settlement8m
Overview of the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague6m
The Course Themes: Law and Politics, State Consent, Global Values4m
6 readings
Meet the instructor & her team5m
Leiden University: Facts & Figures10m
Community Guidelines 5m
What is your learning path?5m
Required Reading1h
Recommended Reading1h
1 practice exercise
An Introduction to the International Courts and Tribunals in The Hague20m
Week
2

Week 2

4 hours to complete

The International Court of Justice (ICJ)

4 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 52 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
5 videos
The ICJ's Contentious Jurisdiction8m
Advisory Opinions of the International Court of Justice8m
The International Court of Justice and the Protection of the Environment7m
Interview with Judge Christopher Greenwood16m
2 readings
Required Reading1h
Recommended Reading1h
1 practice exercise
The International Court of Justice20m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

The Arbitration of International Disputes

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 44 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
Introduction to Inter-State Arbitration5m
Introduction to Investor-state Arbitration7m
Investment Arbitration and Public Interests: Human Health7m
Interview with Brooks W. Daly16m
2 readings
Required Reading1h
Recommended Reading1h
1 practice exercise
The Arbitration of International Disputes20m
Week
4

Week 4

5 hours to complete

International Criminal Courts and Tribunals

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 85 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
The International Criminal Court13m
Interview with ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda41m
International Criminal Courts and Global Values: The ICC and Democracy10m
Towards an International Terrorism Tribunal?8m
3 readings
Required Reading1h
Recommended Reading1h
Documents for Reference1h
1 practice exercise
International Criminal Courts and Tribunals20m

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