European Law: The Basics

Credits: 
3
Objectives: 

This course aims at providing a basic understanding of the development, nature, functioning, and activities of the European Union. It provides a solid basis for the advanced study of European law and is designed for students without a background in European law. The course is taught as a "crash course" in the beginning of the academic year.

Contents: 

1. History of the European integration process.

2. Sources of EU Law (primary and secondary law).

3. Introduction to the EU institutions (European Parliament, Council, Commission, Court of Justice ) and EU legal order.

4. Brief introduction to selected areas of EU law (e.g. internal market).

Key words: 
EC/EU Law - the basics; history of the European integration process; sources of EC law; introduction to EU institutions and EU legal order
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