Rule of Law and International Organizations

Welcome to the course Rule of Law and International Organizations!

The rule of law is high on the international agenda. Legal and judicial institutions are understood as crucial to peace, security and development.  This course highlights the work of international and regional organizations in cooperation with States and non-governmental organizations on policies and approaches to enhance the rule of law at the international and national levels.

The first class for the spring semester of 2017 will be on the 22nd of March, in S 302, at 10.15. The registration will also take place then, so it is very important that everyone are present. If you cannot attend at this part of the course you must contact us and let us know or you will lose your chance to take this course.

A preliminary schedule is available at the open course website. The most updated version of the course schedule and other information and material is available at the Cambro website.

Before the first schedule lectures Rule of Law on the International agenda I and II on the 22nd and 23rd of March each participant should have read the two articles mentioned below, that are to be found at the Cambro website:

- Domingo, Rule of Law, Politics and Development, ODI 2016

- Linnan, The New, New Legal Development Model, in Linnan (ed.), Legitimacy, Legal Development and Change: Law and Modernization Reconsidered, Ashgate 2012, (pp 21-59)

If you have any questions in regards of the course please contact the head of the course Karin Åström ( If you have any questions in regards to the subject as such please contact subject coordinator Per Bergling ( You could also contact course secretary Katarina Lundqvist on phone number 090-786 88 28, or e-mail


                                Karin, Per & Katarina


Course DescriptionApplication InformationSyllabusCourse Literature

The above syllabus also applies when the course is taken as a part of the Master of Law-programme, except that the grading scale for the Master of Law-programme is used.

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