Humanitarian Law and Armed ConflictSummer Course

Summer Study Tour
Major Discipline(s)
International Relations, Legal Studies, Human Rights
Location: Copenhagen
Session 2

This course is an examination of the laws of armed conflict and human rights laws and how they apply to contemporary cases. It 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 summer course would also be of interest to the following discipline(s):
Government, Political Science


Alexander Hviid

DIS Summer Faculty

M.Sc. (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.