2023-2024 / CRIM4129-1

Organised crime


30h Th

Number of credits

 Master in criminology (120 ECTS)5 crédits 


Michaël Dantinne

Language(s) of instruction

French language

Organisation and examination

Teaching in the first semester, review in January


Schedule online

Units courses prerequisite and corequisite

Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program

Learning unit contents

This course deals with Organised crime. 

We're going to speak about various types of crime, as corruption, money-laundering, human-beigns smuggling, and drug-trafficking. But the course will also focus on the criminal organisations themselves and thoses individuals who are involved, through the use of different theoritical frameworks.

Learning outcomes of the learning unit

Definition of the concept "Organized Crime" - Deepening of the traditionnal three level of analysis in the field of criminology: - Criminality : the phenomenon - Crime: the act - Criminal: the author

Prerequisite knowledge and skills


Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Oral lessons

Mode of delivery (face to face, distance learning, hybrid learning)

Face-to-face course

Additional information:


Recommended or required readings

Mentionned during the lessons

Exam(s) in session

Any session

- In-person

written exam ( multiple-choice questionnaire, open-ended questions )

Additional information:

Written exam

Work placement(s)

- NO

Organisational remarks and main changes to the course


Michaël DANTINNE mdantinne@ulg.ac.be

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