Introduction to the Major

Faculty members talk about what you can learn and what makes this major special.

Mission Statement

  1. By making full use of the traditions and characteristics of a Liberal Arts education, the major in Law aims to cultivate human resources who can tackle domestic and international problems with an interdisciplinary attitude and contribute to the resolution of global challenges, by making empirical yet canonical speculations from the perspective of positive law, theoretical law, comparative law and basic law.
  2. The major conducts basic, developmental, and advanced research and education that deals with juristic issues on the international, domestic and regional level, such as effective and equitable resolution of various complex conflicts, peace-building and the promotion and securement of human rights, the realization of rule by law, the smooth operation of civil society, and the establishment of citizen autonomy.
  3. Through education and research activities pursued with the cooperation of faculty members within the major and related areas of ICU, as well as the assistance of national and international researchers, research institutions, and academic societies, the major contributes to the establishment of an academic network in the field of law.

Learning Goals

  1. Students develop basic, theoretical and interdisciplinary understandings in the field of law.
  2. Students acquire the skills to recognize, analyze, and organize problems, to write academic papers, and to make concrete arguments based on the correct understanding of precedents and theories, as well as creative problem-solving skills.
  3. Students are offered basic training in the field of law necessary as a foundation for further highly specialized occupational training and academic research.
  4. Students acquire specialized knowledge to participate extensively in democratic and peaceful societies, both on a national and international level.
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