MEBn5038 EU Energy Law

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 3 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
Taught online.
Mgr. Martin Jirušek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Martin Švec, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Guaranteed by
doc. PhDr. Břetislav Dančák, Ph.D.
Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Contact Person: Olga Cídlová, DiS.
Supplier department: Department of International Relations and European Studies - Faculty of Social Studies
Prerequisites (in Czech)
! MEB438 Energy Law && ! ESSn5013 Energy Law
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.

The capacity limit for the course is 30 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 0/30, only registered: 0/30
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
there are 12 fields of study the course is directly associated with, display
Course objectives
This course provides students with a basic understanding of the energy sector's organizational and regulatory framework in the European Union and explores the interactions of EU energy law with other areas of EU law. This course focuses on the governance of the Energy Union, energy market liberalization, the main elements of the way the EU ensures security and reliability of its energy supply, and the EU's effort to decarbonize its energy sector.
Learning outcomes
Students will be able to utilize knowledge gained in principles of regulation related to energy production, transmission and distribution in their future studies.
  • - Structure and Fundaments of EU energy law - Legal regulation of energy market - Selected recent issues in EU energy law
  • - HOENKAMP, R., HUITEMA, George B., DE MOOR-VAN VUGT, Adrienne J.C.: The Neglected Consumer: The Case of the Smart Meter Rollout in the Netherlands. Renewable Energy L. & Pol'y Rev. 269, 2011
  • TALUS, Kim. EU energy law and policy : a critical account. Edited by Thomas W. Waelde. First edition. Oxford: Oxford university press, 2013. xxiii, 317. ISBN 9780199686391. info
  • JOHNSTON, Angus Charles and Guy BLOCK. EU energy law. Oxford, United Kingdom: Oxford University Press, 2012. xxxix, 425. ISBN 9780199665242. info
  • MASSAI, L. European climate and clean energy law and policy. Washington, DC: Earthscan, 2011. xvi, 238. ISBN 9781849712040. info
  • CAMERON, Peter D. Competition in energy markets : law and regulation in the European Union. 2nd ed. New York: Oxford University Press, 2007. lxiv, 708. ISBN 9780199282975. URL info
Teaching methods
Lectures, discussions
Assessment methods
essay, test
Language of instruction
Further Comments
The course is taught annually.
The course is taught: in blocks.
The course is also listed under the following terms Spring 2020, Spring 2021.
  • Enrolment Statistics (Spring 2023, recent)
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