Legal German

ldroi1283  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Legal German
3 credits
30.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
Deutsch
Main themes
Lessons are given in German, with the option of explanations in French. The documentation most used are legal texts, but also doctrine extracts, dictionaries and databases that include legal terminology.
Aims

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

1 1. In general: a passive knowledge of legal texts and doctrine in a foreign language and introduction to an active knowledge. 2. In particular: (a) acquiring basic legal terminology in all areas of law; (b) learning a translation method that evaluates the extent to which legal terms in a foreign language can be expressed using their French counterparts. The aim is for readers who have no knowledge of the original text to be able to grasp the arguments without confusion; (c) an introduction to the professional use of specialised reference books, especially legal dictionaries.
 
Content
Summary 1. Theoretical part 2. German legal terminology of Belgian law 3. Brief on German law 4. Sources of international law Method Examination of problems concerning terminology based on legal texts and special glossaries of terms. Lessons are given in German, with the option of explanations in French. The documentation most used are legal texts, but also doctrine extracts, dictionaries and databases that include legal terminology.
Other information
Prerequisite Sufficient passive knowledge of German Assessment Translation of a text and oral exam on questions about legal terminology Materials Documentation folder
Faculty or entity


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

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Bachelor in Law

Minor in Law (openness)