Civil liberties and fundamental rights


The purpose of this class is to study the question of the protection of civil liberties and fundamental rights, as provided for both internally (particularly in France) and internationally (particularly under the European Convention on Human Rights). The different aspects of the class (concepts, sources, types of protection, the content of rights and liberties) will be addressed through presentations made by the students.


  • Bioy X., Cours de droits fondamentaux et de libertés publiques, Montchrestien.
  • Dupré de Boulois X., Droit des libertés fondamentales, PUF.
  • Gauthier C., Platon S. et Szymczak D., Droit européen des droits de l’Homme, Sirey.
  • Henette-Vauchez S. et Roman D., Droits de l'Homme et libertés fondamentales, Dalloz.
  • Wachsmann P., Libertés publiques, Dalloz.

In brief

Year Fifth year

Teaching languageFrench

Teaching term Six-monthly

Number of hours 18.0

Teaching activitySeminar

ValidationContinuous assessment

Mandatory teaching



Educational manager :
Szymczak David [+]