INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA

Course Information
TitleINTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA / INTERNATIONAL LAW OF THE SEA
CodeΕΡ165
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorVeniamin Karakostanoglou
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000362

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

Registered students: 5
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationExchangeSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600164851
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Erasmus
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Prerequisites
General Prerequisites
A basic knowledge of public international law.
Learning Outcomes
Explain, distinguish and apply the key concepts and principles that are applicable in the law of the sea and apply this knowledge in the context of the specific workings of international law, especially other relevant treaties, customary international law and methods of dispute resolution; Demonstrate acquaintance with the provisions of the 1982 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea Analyse and show advanced understanding of some of the key law of the sea issues Identify how the law of the sea interacts with related areas of international law such as maritime security and concepts of state sovereignty
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Respect natural environment
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
• The territorial sea • Internal waters • Baselines • Bays • Islands • Archipelagic States • The width of the territorial sea • The judicial nature of the territorial sea • The right of innocent passage • Jurisdiction over foreign ships • International straits • The contiguous zone • The Exclusive Economic Zone • The Continental Shelf • The rights and duties of the coastal state • Maritime delimitation • Landlocked states • The high seas • Jurisdiction on the high seas • Exceptions to the exclusivity of flag-state jurisdiction • The international seabed • Settlement of disputes • The International Tribunal for the Law of the Sea
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Slide presentations
  • Video lectures
  • Multimedia
  • Book
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures
Reading Assigment
Exams492.0
Total492.0
Student Assessment
Description
In order to pass the course you will need to take a written exam in the end of the semester, which will cover all the material taught (80% of your final grade). Presence and class participation count for 20% of the final grade.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
Yoshufimi Tanaka, The International Law of the Sea, 2015, 2nd ed., Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, pp. 3-227 and 404-450
Last Update
04-05-2020