This course will be taught in conjunction with the equivalent postgraduate course. Due to practical considerations, enrolment will be strictly limited to 20 students from all sources - a limited number of places may go to postgraduate students.
The first section of the course will be devoted to general aspects of the operation of international organisations, the second section will focus on human rights and related issues, and the third section will mainly address trade, IP and environmental questions. The precise composition of the program will vary to some extent from year to year.
The classes will take place principally in various international organisations in Geneva. All classes and visits will be conducted in English and knowledge of French is not required.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Describe the international law applicable to selected international organisations and non-governmental organisations located in Geneva;
- Describe the interaction between various institutions located in Geneva and their role within the broader international legal system;
- Critically assess and evaluate selected areas of international law in which the selected United Nations organs and agencies and NGOs are active;
- Plan and execute legal research with independence in order to produce original scholarship.
Enrolment is limited with selection based on a competitive process. Application information can be located on the ANU College of Law Website.
- class participation in Geneva (20) [LO null]
- class participation in Geneva (80) [LO null]
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
- Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 36 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours.
- Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have three contact hours per week. Students are generally expected to devote at least 10 hours overall per week to this course.
Click here for the LLB Program course list
Requisite and Incompatibility
Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately two weeks prior to the commencement of the course. Alternatively, this information will be published in the Program course list when known.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
Commonwealth Support (CSP) Students
If you have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). More information about your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.
- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are a domestic graduate coursework student with a Domestic Tuition Fee (DTF) place or international student you will be required to pay course tuition fees (see below). Course tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.
Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
ANU utilises MyTimetable to enable students to view the timetable for their enrolled courses, browse, then self-allocate to small teaching activities / tutorials so they can better plan their time. Find out more on the Timetable webpage.