Početna Master academic international studies – module: International humanitarian law and human rights law

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Master academic international studies – module: International humanitarian law and human rights law

This master module bears 60 ECTS which students obtain through attending compulsory and elective courses and successful defence of final paper. In the 1st semester the compulsory courses are International Humanitarian Law – Protection of Victims, Basics of the Human Rights and the Master seminar. In the 2nd semester students attend courses of International Humanitarian Law – Rules of Warfare and International Law and Policy of Human Rights. Besides mandatory courses, students are offered the elective courses from the relevant fields, to take three per their own choice. The elective courses are the following: Rights of Foreigners; Contemporary International Organizations; Theories and Typologies of Conflicts; Contemporary Theories of International Relations; The UN System; The EU Constitutional Policy; Political Regulation of Ethnic Conflicts and Relations. After the fulfillment of all obligations students should write and defend their final paper.

By attending this master module students will improve the existing and obtain the new theoretical and practical knowledge and skills in the field of international humanitarian law and human rights law and relevant academic disciplines, for understanding of nature, structure and manner of satisfaction of needs and interests of actors in international relations in complex international circumstances. In addition, students will acquire necessary knowledge of local, regional, supranational and global dimensions of action in improvement and protection of international humanitarian law and human rights law.

Teachers: Profs. Dejan Pavlović, Miloš Hrnjaz (Assist.), Tanja Miščević, Sanja Danković Stepanović, Radmila Nakarada, Nemanja Džuverović (Assist. Prof.), Dragan Simić, Slobodan Samardžić, Siniša tatalović, Vesna Petrović, Zoran Radivojević, Nebojša Raičević, Ivo Josipović.

The entrance examination is oral, in the form of an interview with the commission.

Literature:

Rezime izveštaja o stanju ljudskih prava za 2016. godinu (pp. 27-67)

http://www.bgcentar.org.rs/bgcentar/wp-content/uploads/2013/04/Ljudska-prava-u-Srbiji-2016.pdf

Marco Sassòli, Antoine A. Bouvier, Anne Quintin, How does law protect in war? Volume I: outline of International Humanitarian Law. (first 6 chapters, to page 87 in pdf)

https://www.icrc.org/eng/assets/files/publications/icrc-0739-part-i.pdf

Contact e-mail for additional information: janja.simentic@fpn.bg.ac.rs

This study programme was accredited in 2015.

CURRICULUM

1st semester

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

ECTS
Basics on Human Rights 1 compulsory 2+1 6
Master seminar 1 compulsory 6
International Humanitarian Law – Protection of Victims 1 elective 2+1 6


Elective bloc 1 (12 ECTS to be chosen)

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

ECTS
Theories and Typologies of Conflicts 1 elective 2+1 6
Contemporary Theories of International Relations 1 elective 2+1 6
Rights of Foreigners 1 elective 2+1 6
Contemporary International Organizations 1 elective 2+1 6
International Humanitarian Law – Rules of Warfare 2 compulsory 2+1 6
International Law and Human Rights Policy 2 compulsory 2+1 6
Final paper 2 compulsory 12


Elective bloc 2 (6 ECTS to be chosen)

Course Semester Status Workload

(lectures + seminars)

ECTS
The UN system 2 elective 2+1 6
The EU Constitutional Policy 2 elective 2+1 6
Political Regulation of Ethnic Conflicts 2 elective 3 6