Private international law

ldroi2102  2019-2020  Louvain-la-Neuve

Private international law
Note from June 29, 2020
Although we do not yet know how long the social distancing related to the Covid-19 pandemic will last, and regardless of the changes that had to be made in the evaluation of the June 2020 session in relation to what is provided for in this learning unit description, new learnig unit evaluation methods may still be adopted by the teachers; details of these methods have been - or will be - communicated to the students by the teachers, as soon as possible.
6 credits
60.0 h
Main themes
The course focuses on conflicts of jurisdictions and on conflicts of laws. It is divided into two parts. On the one hand, it describes general theoretical notions, the understanding of which is necessary to solve practical problems. On the other hand, it analyzes rules prevailing in each area of private law.

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

1 The course of private international law aims at giving students the basic tools for solving problems that can occur in international transactions between individuals in the field of private law (it covers family law as well as commercial transactions). As far as the legal sources are concerned, priority is given to the core rules of Belgian private international law. They are however presented in a comparative law perspective. The growing influence of the European Union in the field of private international law is also presented.

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Other information
Several materials are made available, namely, textbooks and manuals
Faculty or entity

Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Advanced Master in International Law

Master [120] in Law