Comparative Perspectives on Current Issues in International and European Family Law I
2nd Cycle Studies - Mestrado
Civil Law; Family Law; English proficiency.
Comparative approach; problem-based sessions, research-oriented teaching.
These courses intend to boost the students’ legal competence in International, European and foreign family law, specially as far as the Portuguese and the German legal systems are concerned, in the intertwining with the international and European sources. The course intends to enhance the competence to critically analyse current Family Law issues, specially in its comparative approach. In addition to the exchange during the synchronous, interactive sessions, networks and communities of practice shall be established for different status groups, such as students, doctoral students and instructors from both universities, which will enhance their intercultural competence.
The course will deal on a comparative basis and with a focus on Germany and Portugal with issues of family law and the respective legal situation under the influence of the jurisprudence at the European Level. Topics will include legal regulations of new forms of partnership, like same-sex marriage and registered partnerships, of medically assisted reproduction as well as of transgender persons.
Paula Sofia Couceiro Almeida Távora Vítor
A bibliografia será disponibilizada de acordo com a matéria a discutir em aula/The bibliography will be made available according to the subject to be discussed in class.