Law of the European Union
|Course code module||2BREC-20|
|Study load (hours)||140|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||semester exam in June|
|Contract restriction information:|
Degree of secondary education.
Learning outcomes of secondary education.
Sufficient general knowledge of Dutch, French, English and German.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Students have knowledge of the basic concepts of the institutional law of the European Union and Community free movement law. Students are familiar with the sources of EU law and are able to work practically with the European treaties and the judgements of the European Court of Justice.
3. Course content
The course examines the specific nature of the European Union and the European Communities, together with the integration process which distinguishes them from traditional international organisations. The first part of the course is devoted to the institutional law: organisation (institutions, competences), decison-making process, general principles and sources of EU law, relationship EU law-national law, judicial protection. This part also covers the second and third pillar of the European Union. The second part of the course examines substantive Community law, especially the four freedoms and Community harmonization.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesExercise sessions
5. Assessment method
Exam: Open bookMultiple choice
6. Compulsory reading – study material
- J. Meeusen, Basisjurisprudentie Recht van de Europese Unie, most recent edition;
- A.W.H. Meij m.m.v. K. Lafleur, Europocket, Deventer, Kluwer, most recent edition;
- P.J. Slot, R. Barents en R.A. Lawson, Inleiding Europees Recht, Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 2005.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Professor will provide information in this regard during the course meetings.
Assistant Law of the European Union.
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