Introduction to Swiss Law

  • Enseignement

    Détails

    Faculté Faculté de droit
    Domaine Droit
    Code UE-DDR.00456
    Langues Anglais
    Type d'enseignement Cours
    Cursus Master
    Semestre(s) SA-2021

    Horaires et salles

    Horaire résumé Jeudi 12:15 - 15:00, Hebdomadaire, BQC 11, salle 2.518

    Enseignement

    Responsables
    Enseignants
    Description

    The semester course "Introduction to Swiss Law" introduces the students to key aspects of Swiss Law (including the role of Public International Law and European Law in Switzerland).

    The course consists of the following eight modules which are taught by the respective specialists:

    – A brief history of everything

    – The Swiss Constitution and what it stands for

    – The system of succession law and some challenges ahead

    – How Swiss contract law deals with consumers in general and standard contracts in particular

    – Modern familiy concepts and family law in Switzerland

    – The Swiss criminal law: crimes and sanctions

    – International Law as it relates to Swiss Law

    – Switzerland and the European Union

    In order to give you a chance to follow the "Blockkurse"/"Cours blocs" in weeks 1-3 of the semester, the course will start in the fourth week of the fall semester. It will from then take place every Thursday (except where noted otherwise in the course program) from 12:15 pm to 3.00 pm.

    NB: Please note that the course is exclusively open to exchange students at the University of Fribourg (regular students are not admitted to this course).

    Objectifs de formation

    By visiting the course our students will

    – gain insight into the most important areas of Swiss Law;

    – learn about the main sources of law (enacted law and decisions of the Federal Supreme Court);

    – learn about specifities of Swiss Law in comparison to foreign legislations.

    The acquired knowledge enables students to critically compare and contrast rules of substantive Swiss Law with the law of their home countries

     

    Description des examens

    Students take a 2-hours written examination.

    Documents

    Bibliographie

    Documentation will be made available in the respective course on the platform "moodle".

  • Dates et salles
    Date Heure Type d'enseignement Lieu
    14.10.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    21.10.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    28.10.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    04.11.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    11.11.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    18.11.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    25.11.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    02.12.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    09.12.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    16.12.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    23.12.2021 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
  • Modalités d'évaluation

    Examen écrit - SA-2021, 1ère session 2022

    Mode d'évaluation Par note
    Description

    Students take a 2-hours written examination.

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