Objectives of the course

Acquiring necessary knowledge in the field of human rights, studying human rights in the constitutional system of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and possible ways of endangering human rights by police officers.

CodeSubject statusSemesterClassesECTS
P-LJP Compulsory V 3+2 7

Acquired knowledge

Students’ ability to identify situations in which human rights are endangered and adequate treatment in such situations in accordance with internal and international human rights standards.

Content of the subject

The concept of human rights; historical development of human rights; human rights theory; internationalization of human rights; legal sources of human rights; classification of human rights; the general principles of the enjoyment of human rights; limitation of human rights; mechanisms for the protection of human rights; human rights in armed conflicts; human rights in emergency situations; personal rights; political rights; economic rights; social rights; cultural rights; the rights of national minorities; the rights of foreigners; human rights and human rights.

Teaching methods and material mastering

Lectures, exercises, consultations, written examinations (colloquiums) individual student work (seminar and homework, papers, etc.), as well as group participation of students in the study of certain thematic units.

Forms of knowledge assessment

  • Test 1 (0-15 points)
  • Test 2 (0-15 points)
  • Final exam (0-50 points)
  • Seminar(s) (0-10 points)
  • Teaching activities (0-10 points)