Nijmegen, Netherlands

Private International Law within the European Union - Contractual and Non-Contractual Obligations

when 8 August 2022 - 12 August 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 600

The course is an introduction to general principles of private international law with the emphasis on the unification of the conflict of law rules for contractual and non-contractual obligations as the part of the integration process within the EU and its effects on the freedoms of movement within the common market.

Course leader

Dr. Ewa Kamarad, Lecturer,
Faculty of International and Political Studies,
Institute of European Studies,
Jagiellonian University, Poland

Dr. Anna Wysocka-Bar, Lecturer,
Faculty of Law and Administration,
Jagiellonian University, Poland

Target group

• Advanced Bachelor
• Master
• PhD

The course is designed for students who are interested in legal matters, especially those with international elements. The main point of the course is to show that the unification of private international law is a part of the European Integration, by describing the reasons behind it and the results of it.

The course is also suitable for students and professionals who want to gain knowledge of the practical matters of indicating the right conflict of laws rule and applying it in order to find a law that will be applicable to contractual and non-contractual obligations.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:

1. Understand the consequences of different legal orders in obligation law in different EU Member States
2. Understand the process of unification of private international law as a part of the European Integration
3. Indicate the role of the European Union in creating the unified private international law provisions
4. Find applicable rule on jurisdiction and predict which court will be right to hear the case in civil and commercial matters
5. Find applicable conflict of laws rule in and predict which law will be applicable for civil and commercial matters
6. Determine whether the judgement in civil and commercial matters issued in one EU Member States will be recognised and enforced in another EU Member State

Fee info

EUR 600: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 540 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 510 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 450 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)