International Development and Economic Law
Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Area of Study
Business Administration, Economics, International Business, International Economics
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4
Hours & Credits
OverviewCOMPETENCES AND SKILLS THAT WILL BE ACQUIRED AND LEARNING RESULTS.Knowledge of the main elements of International economic law, development and normatif and institucionalelements in International society . There is an analysis of the transformations, features, subjects and actors of theInternational economics institutions, and international rules and politics that govern International relations. Thedoble approach, regulatory and institutional, to the economic international relations. e We make a deepexamination on the role, characters and elements of International economic institutions. Weseek to understand fullythe evolution and role of International coopertion in developmentDESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS: PROGRAMMEThe program is divided in three parts. First one, (two subjects) is an introduction to globalisation as a context tointernational economic law and development. The second part we addresses the international economic lawevoltion (S.3), international economic institutions, at the universal and regional leves (s. 4, 5) and the maininternational regimes: international trade regime; services and investments as well as the monetary and financialsystema and the international law of enterprises and development. The, we dont deep only on the juridicalframework but also on the UN role and in other agencies (UN, EU, Spain), and on the cooperation traits (s.10-14)LEARNING ACTIVITIES AND METHODOLOGYLearning activities and methodology. The techniques used will the best adapted, taking into account the Schedule.In the theoretical class we use the tradicional methology consisting of a oral exposure of knowledge. Classes inrelation to the other techniques will follow their own methodologies. Teachers will follow the Schedule. They canadapt to changes in the course. In short, students must submit case Studies, class Works and other types ofelements as self control, written essays, participation in collective activities and assistance to Schedule activities.ASSESSMENT SYSTEMAssessment system: -The final exam is a theoretical test. The student must choose three questioning of fourselected by professor, between the sections of the official program. The rating of this is the 40% of the final gradeof the subject.-The continuous assesment will have the value of 60%, to be divided:-Written and class presentation of a work, according to the professor´s guidelines (30%)-Other activities established by professor (class presentation, recommended readings, cases, workshops,proceedings..): 30%% end-of-term-examination: 60% of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals?): 40
Please note that there are no beginning level Spanish courses offered in this program.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
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