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: 29/30, only registered: 1/30
Fields of study the course is directly associated with
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The aim of the course is to introduce students with the basic aspects of EU Administrative Law. During the course students will see differences between substantive and institutional administrative law and how this division influences implementation of EU law. Second objective is to familiarize students with regulations and functions of so called EU agencies that perform different administrative tasks. The last goal is to get to know the example of measuref of protection of rights in European Administrative Law.
At the end of the course, students should:
- be able to explain how European Union administrative law is being implemented;
- have a better understanding what EU agencies are and which tasks they perform;
- understand the role of Frontex in the context of recent EU problems;
- be able to describe and understand the system and measures of protection of rights in the European Administrative Law.
1. Introduction to European Union administrative law and its reflections in national administrative laws
2. Main EU administrative bodies
3. EU agencies
a. Reasons of creation
b. Characteristics of EU agencies
c. Role and competences of EU agencies
d. Main tasks of EU agencies
e. Case study – FRONTEX (European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation at the External Borders of the Member States of the European Union)
4. Protection of rights in the European Administrative Law
a. Data protection in EU
b. Role of European Ombudsman
c. Access to information in EU
The Internet is the source of the study materials for this course; in rare instances, hard copies of articles of interest will be supplied to the students during the course.
Lectures, ppt presentations, discussions
Active participation in the classes, essay
Language of instruction
Further comments (probably available only v češtině)
The course is taught only once.
Mrs. Magdalena Michalak is an adjunct professor at the University of Szczecin, Chair of Administrative Law and Procedure. She obtained master’s degree and doctoral degree in Administrative Law in Poland and second master’s degree in European Law in France. She graduated also post-graduate studies in Comparative Law at Robert Schuman University in Strasbourg. She teaches subjects as European Administrative Law; Administrative Science; Administrative Law; Administrative Procedure at the Faculty of Law and Administration as well as National Defense Law and Legal Basis of Internal Security at the Faculty of National Defense and Internal Security. She also conducts lectures for Erasmus students in Public Comparative Law and Sociology of Law. She is responsible for international exchange at the Faculty of Law in Szczecin being Erasmus+ coordinator. She writes for Wolters Kluwer internet legal service for professionals - Lex.
To be prepared before the course: Students are asked to read the pages 87-97 of the text in the Study Materials.