International Management

International Business Law

Lecture, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Introduction to legal systems and cultures (common law and civil law); international jurisdiction, conflict of laws; CISG; principles of international litigation and arbitration.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, students can..... Describe the main characteristics of the common law system and the civil law system; .... Solve simple cases on international jurisdiction, conflicts of laws and international sales contracts; .... Apply the principles of arbitration to basic cases; ....

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Textbooks: August, R. et al (2014) International Business Law
Journals: cisg-online; ICC international arbitration

Mode of delivery

Lecture, 2 SWS, 1 Group, 2 ASWS

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Final Examination and Case Studies