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European Law (10 ECTS)

Lecturer(s):  prof. dr. L.W. Gormley (coordinator), prof. dr. G.P. Mifsud Bonnici

When: Block 1

Brief course description: 
It is envisaged that this course will include the following topics although precise content and order may vary.

Following a brief introduction into the history of European integration, the emphasis of the course will be on 
(a) the characteristics of the European Union legal order;
(b) institutional structure;
(c) substantive law including human rights and fundamental freedoms and internal market freedoms (covering an introduction to the Internal Market; free movement of goods; free movement of services and freedom of establishment; free movement of workers; European citizenship); and
(d) procedural law/remedies in the European Union legal order (including direct effect, state liability and national procedural autonomy; enforcement of European Union Law against Member States; actions for judicial review; references for preliminary rulings).

Teaching method: lectures, working groups (tutorials)

Assessment: assignment(s), written exam (essay questions) (digital if possible) 

*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.

Last modified:13 August 2018 10.33 a.m.