The Modern Border Management: Law of Borders and Cross-Border Laws micro-credential program explores the juridical complexity of borders through varying legal disciplines such as the history of law, public law, international law, European law, and transnational law. In this program, you will be introduced to key and innovative aspects of border law through discussions of territorial delimitations, border singularities, international disputes, border controls, international neighborhood cooperation, local cross-border cooperation, regulation of transboundary spaces, transboundary environmental governance and the effects of the EU and globalization on contemporary borders. Depending on the option chosen, you will delve deeper into the theoretical, practical, political and legal dimensions of territorial and border security, indigenous peoples or the cross-border environment. Practical exercises in each session will support and enhance your learning.
Upon successful completion of this program you will be able to:
This program will appeal to professionals working in related sectors and to students (minimum third year undergraduate leve) and academics interested in the disciplines of law, border studies, international relations, and political science. Interested community members are also welcome in the program.
There is no application necessary for this program. Simply register for the individual institutes and upon completion of the three required institutes a professional development certificate will be issued.
For more information please visit this stream’s page on UVic’s Continuing Studies site.
This stream is composed of three institutes, which can be taken in any order. In order to fulfill the program requirements and receive a professional development certificate, you must successfully complete two required institutes and one of three optional institutes.