Energy Law and Policy

Faculteit Rechtsgeleerdheid
Jaar 2022/23
Vakcode RGMEE51206
Vaknaam Energy Law and Policy
Niveau(s) master
Voertaal Engels
Periode semester I a (Blok 1)

Uitgebreide vaknaam Energy Law and Policy
Leerdoelen - Explain the objectives, principles and development of energy law and policy (AMENDED);
- Describe the organizational and regulatory framework of the energy sector (AMENDED);
- Explain the choice of normative standards to analyze energy law and policy frameworks (NIEUW);
- Analyze energy law and policy frameworks in light of the chosen normative standards (NIEUW);
- Compare specific principles and measures of EU energy law and policy with those in other jurisdictions in an international context (NIEUW);
- Elaborate complex legal argument concerning energy law and policy (NIEUW);
- Engage in an international academic discourse on energy law and policy with fellow students and colleagues
Omschrijving This course provides an introduction to energy law and policy: ‘from well head to burner tip’. It presents students an overview of the organizational and regulatory framework applying to the energy sector. After presenting energy law and policy developments on an international and EU level, the course will focus on the main legal principles applying to the energy chain. After discussing the legal regimes applying to the production of oil, gas and electricity, the course will focus on the regulation of electricity and gas networks. The course will conclude by discussing the main elements of the way in which states organize security and reliability of energy supply.
Uren per week 4
Onderwijsvorm hoorcollege
(14 2-hour lectures (during the block).)
Toetsvorm take home tentamen
(Bonus: Assignments, presentations and a small multiple choice test for a maximum of 5 bonus points. Take home exam will be open book.)
Vaksoort m5-niveau, juridisch
Coördinator prof. mr. dr. L. Squintani
Docent(en) dr. L. Diestelmeier ,Dr. R.C. Fleming, LLM. , R.J.G. Mauger, PhD.
Verplichte literatuur
Titel Auteur ISBN Prijs
Syllabus 2x
  • This course is only accessible for students that have been fully admitted to a master's degree programme within the Faculty of Law.
  • This course is not open to non-law exchange students, with the possible exception of the MSc Energy and Environmental Sciences.
  • Not accessible for students who have passed Energy Law before 1-9-2015.
Opgenomen in
Opleiding Jaar Periode Type
Exchange programme Law 1 semester I a optional
LLM Energy and Climate Law 1 semester I a compulsory
Ma Keuzevakken juridisch (selectie, zie toelichting) 4 semester I a keuze
Open Colleges 1 semester I a keuze