In other cases though, the rapporteur public refuses to take into account foreign administrative laws because doing so appears inefficient or non-convincing.
Administrative law is a legal field usually famous for its close links with specific historic features of domestic legal systems.
Keywords: comparative administrative law; legal education; France; Belgium; Public Law; administrative courts; European Administrative Law; law schools/universities; Comparative Law degree
Handbooks on that matter are hardly to be found (2) and rather focus on the framing of European Administrative Law (3) or on the need of a European legal education.
The construction of European administrative law has boosted interest in comparative administrative law in the universities and opened the minds of most law scholars.
For these reasons, studying the status of comparative administrative law in legal education appears crucial.
To give an account of French and Belgian practices in teaching administrative comparative law we looked at the law programs in various universities; we then pinned down modules in comparative law, comparative public law and comparative administrative law. We also tried to track specific master degrees in comparative law.