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as of 1/15/2021

INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN REFUGEE LAW
Country - Partner Institution - Programs: Germany - Free University of Berlin - 'Free Univ. Berlin'
UC Course SubjectLegal Studies
International Studies
Number & Suffix: 104 I
Full UC Title: INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN REFUGEE LAW 
Transcript Title: INTL&EU REFUGEE LAW 
UC QTR Units - Division: 4.5 - Upper Division 
Course Description: This course offers an analysis of both the international and European regime of refugee protection. The course is separated into two parts. The first part of the course explores the international legal framework for refugee protection. Topics in the first part of the course include the basic provisions of the 1951 Refugee Convention and 1967 Protocol regarding the definition of refugee; the exclusion, cessation, and ending of refugee status; the principle of non-refoulement; the required standards of treatment of refugees as well as the institutions tasked with overseeing the implementation of these instruments; and the refugee protection under international human rights law (European Convention of Human Rights). The second part of the course analyzes the development of the Common European Asylum System (CEAS) by the European Union. Topics in the second part of the course include the issue of which Member State is responsible for examining the asylum claim (Dublin III Regulation); eligibility for protection (Qualification Directive); rules for the procedure for the examination of asylum claims (Procedures Directive); and the conditions and rights applicable for asylum seekers pending the asylum procedure (Reception Conditions Directive). Lastly the course discusses an overview of the right to asylum according to Article 16a of the German Basic Law (Grundgesetz). 
Language of Instruction: English
 
Partner Title: INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN REFUGEE LAW 
Partner University Department: Rechtswissenschaft 
Partner University Course Number: 96924