Introduction to International Law

7.5 credits

The course includes an introduction to the system of norms, rules, institutions and procedures of international law that regulates interaction among states, and between states and individuals.

Moreover, we shall examine the nature and sources of international law, the relationship between international law and domestic law, the role of international organizations, the methods of resolving international disputes, state responsibility, jurisdiction of the states, and other selective substantive areas of international law, including the laws governing the use of force, environmental law and the international trade 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!