Private International Law, 6 Credits

The course deals with cross-border legal acts and court proceedings in the field of private international law. The main focus is on the characteristic method of private international law, where issues of characterization, jurisdiction, applicable law (choice of law), recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments in cases and controversies of private international law play a central role together with the rules on cross-border service of legal acts. The rules and method of private international law are studied in the field of property law, family and inheritance law, and EU law. Moreover, the interaction between digitalization and private international law is analyzed during the course.

ECTS Credits

6 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G2F)


School of Behavioural, Social and Legal Sciences

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: Basic Course in Law, 30 ECTS credits, and Intermediate Course in Law, 30 ECTS credits (for exchange students).

Introduction to Legal Thinking, 30 ECTS credits, 5 ECTS credits from EU Law, 15 ECTS credits and 25 ECTS credits from other courses in the field of law (for programme students only).

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: X3908