|Course code module||MREC0490-A|
|Study load (hours)||84|
|Language of instruction:||Dutch|
|Semester exam information:||exam in the 2nd semester|
|Contract restriction information:|
Secondary education degree.
2. Objectives (expected learning outcomes)
Students are able to:
- reading comprehension of English, French and German legal texts on administrative law;
- apply international legal sources on actual cases;
- report orally and in writing on problems of comparative admininistrative law and European administrative law;
- explain and defend orally different points of view in class.
3. Course content
This course starts with a general introduction on the comparative study of administratieve law. Next, it deals with problems of administrative law in general or in specific areas of administrative law. It treats these problems from a comparative point of view and on the basis of legal texts in English, French and German. These legal texts comprise regulations, legal doctrine, jurisprudence, decisions of administrative bodies, etc.
Students prepare assignments on the basis of these texts and any additional research. These assignments may be oral or written and will be discussed in class.
The content of this course could deal for instance with the following topics: general regulation on administrative law, principles of good administration, the public nature of decisions of administrative bodies, consultative committees and consultative documents in administrative law, legal protection against administrative proceedings (a.o. "organized" administrative appeals, the organization of the administrative contentious jurisdiction), the law on civil agents, European administrative law, ... These subjects can vary and be completed according to the topicality of a question.
4. Teaching method
Direct contact: LecturesTutorialsSkills training
Personal work: Assignments - individualAssignments - in groupCase studies - in group
5. Assessment method
Continuous assessment: AssignmentsCase studiesParticipation in classroom activities
Written assignment: With oral presentationWithout oral presentation
6. Compulsory reading – study material
Reader with the detailed syllabus of the course, the legal texts in English, Frech and German, etc.
Codex Staats- en bestuursrecht, 2008-2009, Brugge, die Keure, 2008.
The compulsory study material is available at Universitas.
7. Recommended reading - study material
Recommended study material will be announced during the sessions.
Steven Denys (firstname.lastname@example.org) and Joke Goris (email@example.com).