International Social Law

ldrop2141  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

International Social Law
5.00 credits
30.0 h
Learning outcomes

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

1 The objectives are : - to teach the student how to scrutinize relevant issues in current labour law; - to cultivate the skills required to adopt a multi-level governance approach to labour law, bearing in mind legal sources (national, international, unilateral and collective) and their case law (European, Supreme or High Court, labour jurisdictions); - to cultivate the skills required to make, on a pertinent legal basis, a personal and critical assessment of the evolution of labour law and economic transformations. This course is part of a cohesive series in the Master's options programme. The course lecturers for this "social" option are a team: they cooperate upon the content and methods of each course to ensure they are complementary.
he course covers the corpus of international social law proclaiming the fundamental rights of workers, emanating from the legal orders of the United Nations, the International Labour Organization and the Council of Europe (European Convention on Human Rights and the European Social Charter). In addition to the institutional aspects necessary to understand the issues at stake (history, institutions, methods of control and constraint), the course will examine how these international instruments deal with certain problems, both in the field of labor law and social well as the fundamental rights underpinning these problems.
Teaching methods
The course will be taught ex cathedra
Evaluation methods
It will be an oral  exam. No permanent evaluation.
Online resources
A compendium with a course outline and documents is available on moodle.
Faculty or entity

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

Title of the programme
Learning outcomes
Master [120] in Law (shift schedule)

Master [120] in Law