International Law

7.5 credits

The scope and purpose of this course is to introduce the central, basic and elementary knowledge of international law. The course provides an introduction to the system of norms, rules, institutions and procedures of international law. The methods of resolving international disputes, the bases of international jurisdiction and other substantive areas of international law are treated, including the laws governing the use of force and international environmental law, which will be explored basically. Further, the course explores the nature and the relevance of international law in the contemporary international world order (in the post-colonial and globalization era) including the role of the so-called Third World in the development of international and human rights 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!