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Salzburg Courses

Fundamental Rights in Europe and the United States — two (2) unit, graded

A comparative analysis of the European and American approaches to human rights. Following discussion of structural mechanisms under the European Convention on Human Rights and the U.S. Bill of Rights, selected topics are examined such as personal autonomy, free speech, freedom of the press, asylum, refugee rights and other substantive protections for liberty and property.

International Dispute Resolution — one (1) unit, graded

This course surveys the wide variety of process choices in international dispute resolution. It will include a comparison between civil and common law judicial procedure and of alternative dispute resolution methods such as international arbitration and mediation. The course will examine the legal, policy, ethical, and jurisprudential issues associated with these processes. It will also address the negotiation and drafting of choice of law and choice of forum clauses, as well as of arbitration agreements. The course will be taught through case law, descriptive readings, simulation exercises, and discussion.

International Environmental Law — one (1) unit, graded

This course explores international efforts to protect the global environment. It will cover the international legal regimes dealing with climate change, endangered species, hazardous substances, transboundary pollution, and other problems.

European Union Law for International Business — one (1) unit, graded

This course provides a general introduction to EU law, in the context of how businesses typically enter the EU market. The course concentrates on key matters that international business partners will face entering the EU market and the discussion will focus on selling goods to an EU buyer, e-commerce activities aiming at the EU market, sales via an EU representative, entering the EU market via franchising arrangements, establishing a permanent presence in the EU, and related matters. This is a problem based course and students will work collaboratively to resolve challenging case studies.

Note: Course listings for the 2015 Salzburg Program are subject to change.


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