Offering an introduction into legal aspects of sustainability, with a focus on environmental protection, especially from the viewpoints of legal policies/environmental regulation, and of inter- and transnational law.
Legal policies in terms of frameworks of (international) environmental regulation in the broader context of sustainability
Specific types of environmental regulation are being introduced, discussed and applied in an assignment..
Course learning objectives:
After completing the course, the student:
- has knowledge of basic concepts, strategies, instruments and norms concerning environmental Legal policies. In short: knowledge of environmental legal regulation
- is competent in being able to analyse existing systems of environmental law in terms of the legal framework and consider legal design options. In short: competence in analysis & design of environmental law frameworks.