Public International Law

6 ECTS / Semester / English

Being this an introductory course to international law, students are expected to acquire knowledge about the structure, foundations and sources of Public International Law, as well as the relationship and interaction between international actors. Moving forward to two central matters of Public International Law, the discipline will deal with the Law of Conflicts and the International Protection of Human Rights. It is expected that the students analyse the international reality with a critical spirit, being able to discern the traces of normativity and inherent justice


Professor of Law
Gonçalo Saraiva Matias is the Dean of the Católica Global School of Law, Professor at the Faculty of Law of the Catholic University of Portugal, where he also…