General course on private international law (Volume 232)
(450 words)


Professor Frank Vischer remarks in the introduction to his general course on private international law that private international law was and remains one of the most debated among all the branches of law and that there is still no general agreement on the principles, methods and objectives of conflict of laws. History has shown that once any agreement has been attained, it is challenged by the next generation of conflicts lawyers. The author develops his course around the themes of the …

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Vischer, Frank, “General course on private international law (Volume 232)”, in: Collected Courses of the Hague Academy of International Law, The Hague Academy of International Law. Consulted online on 12 December 2018 <>
First published online: 1992

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