Checking date: 08/09/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Criminal organizations and international crimes
Study: Master in Advanced Studies in Public Law (361)

Coordinating teacher: GARCIA SEDANO, TANIA

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History Law

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 4.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Basic skills: CB6 Possess and understand knowledge that provides a basis or opportunity to be original in the development and / or application of ideas, often in a research context CB7 That students know how to apply the knowledge acquired and their ability to solve problems in new or unfamiliar environments within broader (or multidisciplinary) contexts related to their area of ¿¿study CB8 That students are able to integrate knowledge and face the complexity of formulating judgments based on information that, being incomplete or limited, includes reflections on social and ethical responsibilities linked to the application of their knowledge and judgments CB9 That the students know to communicate their conclusions and the knowledge and last reasons that sustain them to specialized and non-specialized public in a clear and unambiguous way CB10 That students have the learning skills that allow them to continue studying in a way that will be largely self-directed or autonomous. General Competences CG1 Ability to advise public and private social actors in the application of legal norms, trying to warn about the production of conflicts before they have occurred CG3 Ability to solve complex legal problems within Public Law CG2 Ability to identify legal questions by acquiring advanced, specialized and multidisciplinary training CG6 Ability to develop a work both in a team and independently in an international and multidisciplinary context. CG7 Ability to understand the interrelation between scientific research and the development of legal institutions CG8 Ability to handle with ease the various legal sources and the relationships between them CG9 Ability to approach legal problems from a multidisciplinary scientific perspective CG10 Ability to function in contexts where there is little information for the purpose of investigating legal problems
Description of contents: programme
Criminal organizations and international crimes 1. The criminal enterprise. Models of criminal organizations (with special mention to gangs and gangs). The unstructured criminal organization. 2. Purposes of criminal organizations. 3. Discipline in criminal organizations 4. The internationalization of criminal organizations and instruments to combat them - Criminal - Procedural - The competent Jurisdiction 5. International legislation on criminal organizations 6. Typification of criminal organizations in the Spanish CP 7. Main crimes committed by criminal organizations in their international projection.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 100
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 0

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.