PrF:SOC034 Introduction to the EU Law - Course Information

SOC034 Introduction to the European Union Law

Faculty of Law
Autumn 2018
Extent and Intensity
2/0/0. 6 credit(s). Type of Completion: zk (examination).
doc. JUDr. Filip Křepelka, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Mgr. Iveta Rohová (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. David Sehnálek, Ph.D. (lecturer)
prof. JUDr. Vladimír Týč, CSc. (lecturer)
doc. JUDr. David Sehnálek, Ph.D.
Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Contact Person: doc. JUDr. Ing. Michal Radvan, Ph.D.
Supplier department: Department of International and European Law - Faculty of Law
Mon 24. 9. to Fri 21. 12. each odd Thursday 8:00–9:40 041, each odd Thursday 10:00–11:40 041
Knowledge of English language
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is only offered to the students of the study fields the course is directly associated with.
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
Course objectives
The course provides overview of the European Union, its origins and development, sources of law, institutions and procedures and basic economic freedoms. The course is intented for students of bachelor and master degree programs orientated on law. Nevertheless, it is understandable for every student. Orientation in the issue is necessary for everybody.
  • Course Syllabus:
  • 1. International, European and national law – basic characteristics of each system of law and introduction
  • 2. History of European integration
  • 3. Federalism, supranationalism and intergovernmental cooperation
  • 4. Institutions of the EU
  • 5. Law of the EU, sources of law
  • 6. Interpretation and application of European law, direct effect, indirect effect, primacy
  • 7. Enforcement of EU law
  • 8. EU legislative and administrative procedures
  • 9. Free movement of goods, customs union
  • 10. Free movement of persons
  • To be added by the teacher at the beginning of the course.
Teaching methods
Lessons w/ discussions.
Assessment methods
Form, teaching hours: Lectures, 24 hours altogether Examination: Written test combined with oral exam, semester paper
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught annually.
The course is also listed under the following terms Autumn 2009, Autumn 2011, Autumn 2012, Autumn 2013, Autumn 2014, Autumn 2015, Autumn 2016, Autumn 2017.
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