Helsinki, Finland

Law and Global Capitalism

when 6 July 2020 - 24 July 2020
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 1500

Due to the covid-19 outbreak, this course has been cancelled for 2020.

This course examines law and capitalism in a global context and reviews some of the theories that seek to explain the endurance of capitalism. Moreover, the course also engages in how international law shapes capitalism. To this end, the course aims to (1) explore the nature of capitalism and the role of international law in our understanding of global capitalism and (2) to cultivate and develop critical thought on law and global capitalism. At the end of the course, students will be familiar with various rules relating to the regulation of market activities at the global level and have a good understanding of some of the fundamental principles and concepts relating to international market activities.

Course leader

P. Sean Morris

Target group

Anyone with at least two years of University education and has interest in international law and the global economic system.

Course aim

To introduce students to the fundamentals of how law and capitalism shapes the global economic system while developing your analytical skills to apply and solve complex legal matters in global economic relations.

Fee info

EUR 1500: Fee covers course registration, administration, welcome cocktail, and graduation dinner.