International Development and Economic Law

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Development and Economic Law

  • Host University

    Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

  • Location

    Madrid, Spain

  • Area of Study

    Business Administration, Economics, International Economics, Peace and Conflict Studies

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Knowledge of the main elements of International economic law, development and normatif and institucional
    elements in International society . There is an analysis of the transformations, features, subjects and actors of the
    International economics institutions, and international rules and politics that govern International relations. The
    doble approach, regulatory and institutional, to the economic international relations. e We make a deep
    examination on the role, characters and elements of International economic institutions. Weseek to understand fully
    the evolution and role of International coopertion in development
    The program is divided in three parts. First one, (two subjects) is an introduction to globalisation as a context to
    international economic law and development. The second part we addresses the international economic law
    evoltion (S.3), international economic institutions, at the universal and regional leves (s. 4, 5) and the main
    international regimes: international trade regime; services and investments as well as the monetary and financial
    systema and the international law of enterprises and development. The, we dont deep only on the juridical
    framework but also on the UN role and in other agencies (UN, EU, Spain), and on the cooperation traits (s.10-14)
    Learning 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 in
    relation to the other techniques will follow their own methodologies. Teachers will follow the Schedule. They can
    adapt to changes in the course. In short, students must submit case Studies, class Works and other types of
    elements as self control, written essays, participation in collective activities and assistance to Schedule activities.
    Assessment system: -The final exam is a theoretical test. The student must choose three questioning of four
    selected by professor, between the sections of the official program. The rating of this is the 40% of the final grade
    of 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

Course Disclaimer

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.

Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.

Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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