Introduction to law and public institutions
|Course code module||1BPSW-02|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
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Degree secondary education
Ability to follow the news
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
The aim of the first part (introduction to law) is twofold:
1. ability to situate the phenomenon of law as a social institution: what is the function of the kaw, how do the institutions function...
2. ability to situate the basic principles of private law in the present context: the fundamental principles relating to a person and his property.
1. Knowledge of the institutions where political power is executed, the history and basic principles which govern public institutions.
2. Insight in relations of political power and their relation with public institutions.
3. Application of the subject-matter to actuality.
4. Being able to discuss subjects relating to the course: situate, evaluate, criticise.
3. Course content
In the first part some five topics are being selected, trying to link law and society.
In the second part follows an overview of the fundamental principles which govern the Belgian state organisation, of the public institutions on national and international level and of the the way in which political powers functions within these structures. The federal institutions, the regional and community institutions and the European and international institutions are highlighted.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: Lectures
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed book
6. Compulsory reading – study material
- R. De Corte, Handboek Privaatrecht, een inleiding. - The website will weekly aanounce which topics will be discussed and where to find them in the book.
- Slides can be downloaded and used to prepare the lessons.
Part 2: There is a written syllabus. A codex is recommended. On Blackboard weekly appears central questions and articles, schemes and documentation.
7. Recommended reading - study material
laatste aanpassing: last update: 28/02/2008 16:56 myriam.segers