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International law in the 21st century (Oxford Royale Academy)

Location
Oxford
Programs
International law
Age
from 19 years old
Accomodation
Campus
For
Adults

Age: 19+

Dates, 2022: July 3-16, July 17-30.

This course is aimed at students who want to expand their understanding of law with like-minded people from around the world. This is especially suitable for students interested in topics related to law; for example, for students of politics, international relations, or history, or those interested in working in law enforcement, local government, or the civil service.

Preliminary legal training is not required, as all necessary concepts will be considered in this intensive course.

Oxford is a city that combines strikingly beautiful architecture with a bustling modern centre with superb shops, restaurants and cafes. The city is steeped in history and saturated with academic spirit, because there are many colleges at Oxford University, some of them are almost 800 years old!

Pupils of the Oxford Royale summer courses have a unique opportunity to live and study in this amazing city, explore all its famous sights and unravel its secrets. Thanks to superbly organized trips and a rich evening program of activities, students will get to know all the best that Oxford has to offer.

The children stroll along the cobblestone streets, admire the spiers and stone buildings, and follow in the footsteps of the most influential figures in history, including prime ministers, presidents, scientists, Nobel Prize winners and writers.

KEY FACTORS

  • Maximum 10 people per class.
  • The course program includes work on an individual project, field trips, study and discussion of practical cases. Student progress will be assessed using a written exam and a group project presentation.
  • Each one-hour lecture is accompanied by a corresponding two-hour seminar, during which students actively participate in debates, ask questions and apply the acquired knowledge.
  • Interactive seminars discuss a wide range of legal cases in which students must independently think and propose creative solutions.
  • Students will have many opportunities to apply the knowledge gained in the UN model debate.

PROGRAM

The course is dedicated to the latest developments in international law. The course begins with a philosophy of law, so that students better understand the origin of laws and begin to think in the legal direction. The course then covers the main theories of international law, from realism to liberal institutionalism and constructivism.

Comparative Law, applied in this course, allows students to better understand legal systems around the world. The course covers human rights and explores the role of international institutions in an interconnected world. Issues of international dispute resolution are being studied, highlighting some of the most well-known cases of disputes between countries.

Sample lesson topics:

  • Justice and morality of the law
  • Practice: will you ever kill an innocent person?
  • Theory of international law
  • In what world do we (want to live) live?
  • Criminal law and international criminal law
  • Practice: killing three million drug addicts is genocide?
  • Contract law
  • Practice: Oxford says yes to everyone
  • Civil law. Private versus public order
  • Practice: life on a ship of fools
  • International Commercial Arbitration
  • Global enforcement, hard law against soft law
  • Human rights
  • Practice: when Strasbourg rules prisoners in the UK
  • International dispute resolution and international institutions
  • Discussion of the United Nations model: counter-terrorism

ACCOMMODATION

Students live on the campuses of Oxford University: Merton College and Central Oxford College, in single and double rooms. Bathrooms are typically shared by students of the same gender, although private baths are available in some cases. Accommodation is standard accommodation for university students, so course participants will be able to feel the life of a real Oxford student.

SPORT

Fencing, Zumba, archery, tennis, rounders, football, basketball, softball, cricket, table tennis, cricket, salsa.

ENTERTAINMENT ACTIVITIES

In the evenings, a special team organizes entertainment events: quizzes, watching movies, karaoke and talent shows! During the course, 2 large theme parties take place: one in the middle of the course, the second is a grand graduation evening. Examples of party themes: Narnia, Alice in Wonderland, James Bond, circus and many others.

EXCURSIONS

  • Visits to museums that are within walking distance of campuses: Oxford University Museum of Natural History, Fitzwilliam Museum of Arts and History, Scott Polar Research Institute, Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences and many others.
  • City tours. One of the best ways to see the city is with a walking tour led by an expert on culture and history. Students will have the opportunity to get acquainted with the sights and history of the city and the university, tours are complemented by funny jokes about the life of Oxford. In addition to the colleges where students will live, they will also be able to visit other beautiful historical colleges and enjoy their stunning architecture and history.

SAMPLE SCHEDULE OF THE DAY

8:00 - Breakfast

9:00 - Morning lecture

10:30 - Break

11:00 - Workshop

12:30 - Lunch

13:30 - Lecture / Oxford Tour / Group Training Seminar

15:30 - Activities / Master classes / Lectures of invited teachers

18:00 - Lunch

19:00 - Rest, Quiz games

23:00 – End of day

COST, 2022

£5,495 for 2 weeks.

Included in cost

  • Teaching
  • Accommodation and meals
  • All sports, recreational activities and excursions

Extra paid

  • Flight
  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • Transfers from and to the airport
  • Services of our company

WHY OXFORD ROYALE ACADEMY?

The Oxford Royale Academy (Royal Academy of Oxford) is a market leader in high-quality summer programs at Oxford. And these are not just words: many awards received by the Academy confirm the commitment to high standards of education, service and safety.

AWARDS

  • Royal Entrepreneurship Award 2019. The Academy received the same award in 2012 and 2016. This is the most prestigious award for businessmen in the UK. The Academy was honoured to receive an award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. The victory in the International Trade category is the result of an ever-increasing number of students from other countries studying at the Academy.
  • The British Educational Travel Association (BETA) awarded the Academy an award in the category "Best Educational Project in the Field of Youth Travel" in 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2015. And in 2017, the Academy won the main award - “The Best Educational Project”. The award is awarded to successful youth, student and educational travel companies. Victory is a clear indicator of the Academy's desire to provide young people with the opportunity to gain an unforgettable learning experience.
  • In 2016, the Academy received an award from the Investing in Education magazine in the Export Excellence category. This is an unconditional recognition of the high quality of Oxford Academy's international educational services.

SEVEN REASONS TO CHOOSE OXFORD ROYALE ACADEMY

  1. Full immersion in college life. Oxford Royale Academy students’ study, eat, and sleep at Oxford University College — just like university students. This provides an exceptional opportunity to experience the mesmerizing college student life.
  2. Accommodation in a 17th-century manor or in the best UK boarding school. Students have the exclusive opportunity to live and study in magnificent historic estates or in superbly equipped schools with better living conditions.
  3. Highest award for British businessmen. In 2012, 2016 and 2019, the Academy received the Royal Entrepreneurship Award. This is the highest award that can be awarded to a company in the UK - proof of the uncompromising excellence of studying at the Academy.
  4. Highly qualified teaching staff. Oxford Royale Academy students are taught by professors of the highest status, many of whom have studied at Oxford University or currently work there. Teachers are deeply interested in developing students' visions of new perspectives and helping to realize their educational potential.
  5. Students from all over the world study at the Academy. Last year, students from 150 countries attended the Academy. Summer school is an exceptional opportunity to make friends from all over the world.
  6. A delightful cultural and entertainment program as a complement to learning. Summer educational courses are complemented by a carefully selected schedule of diverse activities. Their goal is to give students the opportunity to have fun and get the most out of their studies at Oxford. The list includes classic Oxford events: boating with a pole and croquet.
  7. Visiting attractions. All programs include bus excursions to spectacular sights including Stonehenge, Warwick Castle and Blenheim Palace, which is one of the most magnificent buildings in the world.

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