Introduction to European Union Law
Prof. Dr. Dominik Steiger
|Time and Place||Tuesday (3), GER/037|
|Start||October 12, 2021|
|Corresponding Modules||Pflichtveranstaltung im Modul BA-IB-P6; Wahlpflicht in WP-H-IR3|
Students enrolled in the Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in International Relations
Fundamental knowledge in constitutional law or public international law
This course will provide an overview of the Institutional Law and fundamental freedoms of the European Union. After an outline of the history and the institutions of the EU we will engage with the sources of EU Law, the competences of the EU and the system of legal protection under the TFEU. Furthermore, we will look into the direct effect and supremacy of EU law and give an overview of the fundamental freedoms with a focus on free movement of goods. During the course, the relevant case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) will be highlighted.
A sourcebook and reading material will be provided.
|Further information||This lecture will be held in English.|