20 June 2013

SUMMER SCHOOL: Luxembourg Summer School of Comparative Law

Faculté d'été de droit comparé

University of Luxembourg

Luxembourg Summer School of Comparative Law, 8-26 July 2013

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance at the University of Luxembourg will be hosting the summer session of the Faculté internationale de droit comparé during the last three weeks of July 2013. The spring sessions traditionally take place in Strasbourg during the month of April.
The first track focuses on contemporary legal traditions of the world and corresponds to the first study cycle at the Faculté  internationale de droit comparé . Following a general introduction to the study of comparative law, five courses – each one being taught over a one-week period - will allow the participants to study the characteristics of five important legal traditions. The courses will be taught in French.
The second track also focuses on legal traditions of the world and will be organized in the same way as the first track, but it will be taught in English by other professors .
Students wishing to obtain ECTS credits (which allow for recognition of the studies in all European universities) upon completion of the program will have the opportunity to take exams and will, if successful, be granted 10 ECTS credits .

First Cycle

First track : Introduction aux Grands systèmes de droit contemporains (French curriculum)

  • Introduction au droit comparé : Luc Heuschling , Professor at the University of Luxembourg
  • Introduction au droit islamique : François-Paul blanc, Professor at the University of Perpignan
  • Introduction au droit américain : Gilles Cuniberti , Professor at the University of Luxembourg
  • Introduction au Common Law : David Pugsley, Senior Lecturer in Law. University of Exeter
  • Introduction au droit chinois : Aiqing Zheng, Professor at the University of Peking, China.
  • Introduction au droit africain : Gérard Ngoumtsa Anou, Researcher at the University of Luxembourg

Second track : Legal Traditions of the World ( English curriculum )

  • Introduction to comparative law : Orsola Razzolini, Professor at the University of Luxembourg
  • Introduction to Hindu Law : Domenico Francavilla , Associate Professor at the University of Turin
  • Introduction to the Common Law : Bruce Smith , Professor and Dean of the Illinois College of Law
  • Introduction to Islamic law : Baroness Haleh Afshar : Professor at the University of York
  • Introduction to Chinese Law : Ge Yunsong , professor at the Peking University
  • Introduction to the law of South Africa : Johan Van der Walt , Professor at the University of Luxembourg

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