Humanitarian Law and Armed ConflictSemester Course

Justice & Human Rights
Week-Long Study Tour
Bosnia or Kosovo
Core Course Week Study Tour
Western Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Human Rights, International Relations, Legal Studies
Core Course
Fall/Spring semester

This course is an examination of human rights and the laws of armed conflict and how they apply to contemporary cases. The course finds inspiration in current events, and enables you to analyze issues such as Somali piracy, the killing of Osama Bin Laden, and armed conflicts in Libya and Afghanistan in a legal context. You gain a thorough understanding of the legal aspects that regulate modern conflicts and understand how they interact with the political environment.

Related Discipline(s)

This course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Political Science


Trine Schultz

DIS Copenhagen Faculty

M.A. (Law, University of Copenhagen, 2010). Military Legal Advisor at the Danish Defence, Army Operational Command (2010-2015). Head of Section and Special Advisor on International Humanitarian Law at the Danish Military Prosecution Service. Member of Denmark’s Peace and Stabilization Response (FSB) headed by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.