Humanitarian Law and Armed ConflictSemester Course

Program
Justice & Human Rights
Week-Long Study Tour
Bosnia or Kosovo
Core Course Week Study Tour
Denmark
Major Discipline(s)
Human Rights, International Relations, Legal Studies
Type
Core Course
Available
Fall/Spring semester
Credit(s)
3

This course is an examination of the laws of armed conflict and human rights laws and how they apply to contemporary cases. The course finds inspiration in current events, and enables you to analyze issues such as the war against ISIS, the use of drones, and cyberattacks 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):
Government, Political Science

Faculty

Alexander Hviid

DIS Copenhagen Semester Faculty

MSc (International Security & Law, University of Southern Denmark, 2016)  M.A. (Social Science, University of Copenhagen, 2010),). Research interests include Arctic security and Danish-Greenlandic relations as well as public international law, specifically international criminal law and international humanitarian law. Work experience with the Institute for Strategy at the Royal Danish Defense College. With DIS since 2016.