European Law (10 ECTS)
When: Year 2, Block 1
Brief course description: The aim of the course is to lead the student towards a thorough understanding of the essential elements of the European Union legal order, namely, its distinct methodology, its constitutional structure, the law of the internal market, and the system of judicial protection established by the Treaties. This course is designed to prepare students for a number of the more advanced courses offered at master’s level. Following a brief introduction into the history of European integration, the emphasis of the course will be on:
- The characteristics of the European Union legal order;
- Institutional structure;
- 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
- 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).
*Official course information and schedules during the academic year can be found in Ocasys.
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