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-2022

    Horaires et salles

    Horaire résumé Jeudi 12:15 - 15:00, Hebdomadaire, BQC 11, salle 2.518 (Semestre d'automne)

    Enseignement

    Responsables
    Enseignants
    Description

    In the academic year 2022/23, this course will be streamed.

    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

     - Switzerland and the European Union

    - Swiss Public Law

    - Tort Law

    - Succession Law

    - Contract Law

    - Criminal Law

    - Tax Law

    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
    13.10.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    20.10.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    27.10.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    03.11.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    10.11.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    17.11.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    24.11.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    01.12.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    15.12.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
    22.12.2022 12:15 - 15:00 Cours BQC 11, salle 2.518
  • Modalités d'évaluation

    Examen écrit - SA-2022, 1ère session 2023

    Mode d'évaluation Par note
    Description

    Students take a 2-hours written examination.

    Examen écrit - SP-2023, 2ème session 2023

    Mode d'évaluation Par note
    Description

    Students take a 2-hours written examination.

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