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“International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice” is the first MOOC of the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum on International Humanitarian Law, which is the platform within the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University for the research, teaching and dissemination of international humanitarian law (IHL). In this course, Prof. Robert Heinsch, Dr. Giulia Pinzauti and Dr. Emma Irving will give you a deep insight into the rules that govern armed conflict, and aim to mitigate human suffering on the battlefield. You will explore the why and how of IHL, followed by the different types of conflict. In no time you will find out which rules apply to the civil war in Syria, the military intervention in Ukraine and the occupation of the West Bank. During this course, you will learn how hostilities should be waged: Which weapons can be used by combatants and other fighters? And, who should never be a target during military operations? We will also look into the concept of protected persons, and you will find out how IHL affords protection to the sick and wounded, medical personal, detainees, children, journalists and other persons who are not - or not anymore - fighting. At the end of this course, you are introduced to the different implementation and enforcement mechanisms that aim to increase respect for IHL. Here, you are invited to think critically whether IHL works! Throughout this course you will benefit from a mix of theory and practice, which is at the heart of the vision and mandate of the Kalshoven-Gieskes Forum. You can participate for instance in an ongoing case study where drones are flying over the fictitious country Arfula, and detainees are locked up in tiny cells. Or, you can join our discussions about IHL success stories and the major IHL challenges we face today, with distinguished speakers from the International Committee of the Red Cross and US Naval War College! This course is free to join and to participate in. There is the possibility to get a verified certificate for the course, which is a paid option. If you want a certificate, but are unable to pay for it, you can request financial aid via Coursera....

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14 de dic. de 2018

this course is helpful in basic understanding of IHL and in understanding the difference between Human rights laws and IHL enforcements . Teaching Faculty clarified simplified the overview very well.


30 de may. de 2019

A really very wonderful, articulate and helpful course. The Professors were great with their knowledge and presentations. The practical insight given by the guest-speakers were just priceless.

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por Abu B J

11 de jun. de 2020

I had an amazing experience learning about the International Humanitarian Law and look forward to more such online courses through Coursera !!

por Julia

24 de may. de 2022

Links to external sources were not working. There is no way to go back and edit submitted written comments. Assignment questions are naive.

por Amin Z

28 de nov. de 2019

Please add more topics, videos and materials to this course. It seems some important issues in IHL have not been discussed. Thanks.

por Aman R

18 de abr. de 2022

Thank you very much to the team, Dr. Giulia Pinzauti  Dr. Emma Irving , Cinny Buys and Professor Robert Heinsch

por Scholastica M

16 de dic. de 2020

very insightful course on IHL for beginners and those working with non state actors in conflict contexts . Kudos

por Joanna H

28 de may. de 2020

Great introductory course. Highly recommended for those without earlier experience but interested in IH

por Sonia K

7 de abr. de 2020

Very good course for the basic concepts of IHL. I enjoyed the lectures and podcasts with experts.


19 de mar. de 2020

I appreciate the way this MOOC is designed to quench thirst of readers who are committed to learn

por Malou v B

1 de may. de 2019

I helpful, easy way to learn more about IHL. Great level and doable hours. Thank you!


15 de mar. de 2020

A great course to understand the technicalities of International Humanitarian Law.

por Mateo C P

6 de may. de 2022

Great tool to further understand IHL and its technicalitties! Keep it up.

por Yasmin E

15 de jun. de 2020

Recommending this course especially if you want more knowledge about IHL.

por Aurora S

1 de may. de 2020

Very clear and weel structured. It gives a good insights on the topic

por Maria A M

27 de ene. de 2020

I am having problems with uploading my assignments and posts

por 이상구

17 de feb. de 2022

Thank you for .... this course .. a some dificulty !

por Anjali S

14 de oct. de 2019

This course gave me a good foundation to IHL.

por Negasa D

10 de ago. de 2020

Thanks for the opportunity


15 de ago. de 2019

very good course

por Irene D O

15 de may. de 2019

Good insight

por Kamran J

24 de may. de 2021


por Joy S

19 de ene. de 2019

good info

por Osman O

5 de sep. de 2021

5 star

por faizan

31 de jul. de 2020


por Snehil s

3 de may. de 2020


por cp k

22 de abr. de 2020

Really, I enjoyed this course a lot. It gives me new impetus on International Humanitarian Law. Thank you COURSERA .