International law and human rights

7.5 credits

This course focuses on two broad themes. The first concerns international law and how relations between states are regulated in international agreements and conventions. This also include the role of international organisations, especially the United Nations. The second theme regards human rights and its legal dimension, and economic, social, and cultural rights in international law.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!