INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW

Course Information
TitleINTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW / INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW
CodeΕΡ166
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodSpring
CoordinatorPanagiotis Gklavinis
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID600000374

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

Registered students: 16
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationExchangeSpring-5

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodSpring
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600203159
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
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)
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Generate new research ideas
  • 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 and transition economies, as well as into capital exporting and capital importing countries for the purposes of the course on 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 investments and settlement of disputes between a host state and a foreign investor, including ICSID arbitration.
Keywords
foreign investments, classification of states, host state
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Description
Students may contact the teaching staff via e-mail.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures1004
Exams251
Total1255
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Last Update
27-11-2020