Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID100001623

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 0
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2016 – 2017
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
The course has two objectives: (a) it offers a horizon of openness to the student in a subject of international content, with specific deepening prospects at postgraduate or research level and professional employment in Greece or abroad. (b) It trains the student in characterizing the facts or situations with international features and subjecting them to international legal standards. It helps to determine the scope of legal tools that it uses, and the interactivity of the sources of law regulating a particular relationship or situation with international characteristics.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Make decisions
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course offers an overview of the institutions, rules and mechanisms governing the international economic relations in the field of foreign investments. It covers State-to State and State-to-Investor relations. It provides an introduction to the classification of States into developed, developing, least developed countries and transition economies, as well as into capital exporting and capital importing countries for the purposes of International Investment Law in particular. The focus of this course is on the definition of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI), the sources of International Investment Law and the legal techniques for the promotion and protection of foreign investments. Discussed are bilateral investments treaties, national investment codes, multilateral investment agreements, principles governing the treatment of foreign investments, expropriation and other non-commercial risks encountered by a foreign investor in the Host State, financing and guarantee schemes for foreign investments, barriers and incentives to foreign investment, and settlement of disputes between a Host State and a Foreign Investor, including ICSID arbitration.
International Economy, Foreign Investment
Educational Material Types
  • Slide presentations
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
Course Organization
Student Assessment
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Formative)
  • Oral Exams (Formative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"1) Παναγιώτης Γκλαβίνης: Διεθνές Οικονομικό Δίκαιο (γενικές αρχές, διεθνές εμπόριο, ξένες επενδύσεις), Εκδόσεις Σάκκουλα, Θεσσαλονίκη 2009 /1η έκδοση. Kωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 25106 2) Στεφάνου Κωνσταντίνος Α. - Γκόρτσος Χρήστος: Διεθνές Οικονομικό Δίκαιο, Εκδόσεις Νομική Βιβλιοθήκη, Αθήνα 2006 /1η έκδοση. Kωδικός Βιβλίου στον ΕΥΔΟΞΟ: 10485"
Additional bibliography for study
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