Public International Law A/B/C/D

6 ECTs / Semester / English, Portuguese

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 players.Further, attention is drawn to the relationship between public international law and internal law, specially from the point of view of the Portuguese Constitution. 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…
Professor of Law
Professor of Law at Católica|Lisbon School of Law, where she graduated (2001), obtained a Master's degree (2005) and a PhD (2017). Researcher mostly in the…
Invited Professor of Law
Vice-Dean at Católica Global School of Law. Lecturer at Católica|Lisbon School of Law. He has researched and published in the fields of the Law of the Sea and…