2019-2020 / DROI0725-1

Law of the sea and of sea environment


20h Th

Number of credits

 Master in oceanography (120 ECTS)2 crédits 


Philippe Vincent

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the second semester


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Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

The course is divided into three parts:
- the first one will be about the different maritime zones defined by the international law ;
- the second one will be about the main international conventions about the protection of the maritime environment - the third one will be about the main international conventions about fishing, including the European common fisheries policy.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

To give to the students an overview of the regimes of the maritime zones, from the point of view of the exploitation of the ressources and of the protection of the environemnt.

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods


Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning)

Ex cathedra course 2h:week during part of the second semester

Recommended or required readings

Book: Philippe VINCENT, "Droit de la mer", Brussels, Larcier, 2008.For sale at the Point de vue.

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral examination

Work placement(s)

Organizational remarks



Philippe VINCENT, Bât. B31, bureau 2/16, boîte 22; tél. 04/366.31.60; e-mail: ph.vincent@ulg.ac.be

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Papers law of the sea
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