International Criminal Law (ICL-P)

Course description

Aim of the course
After the course, a student should be able to
• identify legal issues relevant for the subject fields of the course
• identify non-legal factors that contribute to adoption of the legal norms discussed during the course
• apply the legal rules dealt with during the course
• conduct an inquiry in one of the subject fields of the course and present the result in written as well as in verbal form

Structure of the course
The course is divided into six parts: i) introduction, ii) international crimes, iii) courts, tribunals and implementation, iv) general principles of international criminal law and v) international criminal procedure. vi) The course ends with a moot court exercise and a written exam.

See the course guide for more information. Course guide

Allowed to participate in the course are Swedish undergraduate students with a minimum of 100 credit points (150 hp/ECTS) of compulsory courses within the law programme. The course is also open to foreign undergraduate law students at Stockholm University. It is desirable that the applicants have already taken the general courses in criminal law and public international law.

Examination regulations

The course books are allowed during the written exam.

Language dictionaries. Legal or other professional dictionaries are not allowed

Underlining, crossing out and other handwritten notes are permitted in the material mentioned above.

Please note that the exam will concern questions treated in the literature as well as discussed during the lectures

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Course title:
International Criminal Law
Semester: Autumn 2016
Study period: 1
Rate of studies: 100%
Credits: 15.0
Language of instruction: English


Course contact:
Course coordinator:
Sara Freeman
Course manager:
Mark Klamberg


Barrett Damon
Colonna Liane
Hajdin Nikola
Klamberg Mark
Longworth Sally
Wrange Pål
Alex Obote-Odora
Barbara Goy
Cecilia Nilsson Kleffner
Hans Corell
Lennart Aspegren
Mats Deland