|Course code module||MREC0290-A|
|Study load (hours)||168|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Introduction into Belgian Labour Law and Social Security Law (3° year Bachelor)
Introduction into contract law and various contracts (2° en 3° year Bachelor)
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Profound knowledge of the fundamentals, outlines and methodoloy of the Belgian Employment Contract Law.
Students are able to use and demonstrate their knowledge creatively in practice-based exercices. They understand the functioning of the Belgian Law within a European and comparative perspective.
3. Course content
Educational system: PARA. Education on distance. Information and materials by Blackboard. Contact hours are only for group discussions. Tutorship is available.
- constructive dismissal
- suspension of the labour contact
- various dismissal protection systems in Belgian labour law
- abuse of rights and unfair dismissal.
These items will be discussed from a broad perspective (European law, contract law, fiscal law).
De student will receive various texts on Blackboard. These texts include questions and assignements. At the end of each item the students have to prepare a complicated case. They will have to discuss this case in group. This paper is limited to a few pages and to the material the student has received and should focus on practical solutions.
At the end, students will receive an elaborated and very complicated case, which contains aspects of the 4 items. They have to prepare a paper with a more extended and critical analysis of the case. This paper should demonstrate their understanding of the practical problems and legal solutions. The student may use more material from his own research.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesTutorials
Personal work: ExercisesAssignments - individualPaper - in groupPortfolio
5. Assessment method
Exam: Written, without oral presentationClosed bookMultiple choice
Continuous assessment: ExercisesAssignmentsCase studies(Interim) testsParticipation in classroom activities
Portfolio: With oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
7. Recommended reading - study material
Provided collectively in the Module "Social Law". (information in the first session).