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New Perspectives on Green Criminology

Course Level

intermediate - advanced / 3rd - 4th year

Course Language


Course Type

Reading and discussion class


2,5 (if course has been attended regularly and exam has been passed)

Course Classification

This is not a Themis course. However, it can still be taken by Themis students under the general course-selection rule that one of the courses can be chosen from the general course offer outside the Themis course program.

Teaching Mode

face-to-face class meetings on campus

Contact Hours

2 hrs per week every other week


This course will be given for the first time in the winter term 2023/24.

Time Schedule and Course Venue

please see our electronic course catalogue

Course Content

The aims of this course are the following:
  • To provide an overview of the different topics within Green Criminology, to understand the different issues and actors, to identify possible solutions.
  • Within the course, texts on the different topics will be read and discussed together.
  • The students are expected to read the texts before the lessons; long texts can also be divided among different participants.

Restricted Enrollment

no (that means that everyone signing up for this course on time can take part in this course)

Course Registration

via Campus Management

Please sign up for this course

  • either under the module "Fakultatives Lehrangebot im Aufbaubereich"
  • or under the module "Fakultatives Lehrangebot im SB 5".

Please note that it is not possible to register for more than one course under each of those modules.

registration period: 2 October 2023, 9 a.m. - 3 November 2023

De-Registration from this Course

via Campus Management

regular drop period: 2 October 2023, 9 a.m. - 3 November 2023

After the regular drop period you can only drop this course with a valid cause until 14 days prior to the exam. Please contact the International Office at the Law Department if you have to use this option.

Type of Exam

No exam will be given for regular degree-seeking law students.

Exchange students and students from disciplines other than law may ask for an assessment in order to obtain credits. The type of exam will be determined by the professor.

Registration for the Exam

Exchange students will automatically be registered for the exam when they sign up for this course.

De-Registration from the Exam

Students who drop this course via Campus Management are automatically de-registered from the exam. Students who do not drop this course via Campus Management and do not take the exam, are going to finish this course with a non-passing grade (0 points).

Grade Release

It's not possible for the course instructor to enter the grades for this module on Campus Management. Please ask her to write an e-mail with your grade to the International Office at the Law Department