|Course code module||2BREC-A-22|
|Study load (hours)||140|
|Instructor(s)||Anne-Marie Van den Bossche|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
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Degree of secondary education.
Learning outcomes of secondary education.
Sufficient general knowledge of Dutch, French, English and German
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Knowledge, insight and understanding.
Students have knowledge of the basic concepts of the institutional law of the European Union and the four freedoms (free movement of goods, persons, services and capital, freedom of establishment) and European competition law.
Students are familiar with the primary and secondary sources of EU law and are able to apply their knowledge to cases.
3. Course content
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 and judicial protection.
The second part of the course examines substantive Community law, especially the four freedoms and the basics of European competition law.
The Common Foreign and Security Policy (second pillar) and Cooperation in the field of Justice, Freedom and Security (third pillar) is but briefly touched upon.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesExercise sessions
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed bookOpen bookOpen questions
6. Compulsory reading – study material
- J. Meeusen, Recht van de Europese Unie - Basisjurisprudentie, Antwerpen, Intersentia, most recent edition;
- A.W.H. Meij m.m.v. K. Lafleur, Europocket, Deventer, Kluwer, most recent edition;
- R. Barents & L.J. Brinkhorst, Grondlijnen van Europees recht, Deventer, Kluwer, most recent edition.
Powerpoint presentation as made available via Blackboard.
7. Recommended reading - study material