Institutional law of the European Union

leusl2022  2020-2021  Louvain-la-Neuve

Institutional law of the European Union
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information below is subject to change until September 13, in particular that concerning the teaching mode (presential, distance or in a comodal or hybrid format).
6 credits
45.0 h
Q1
Teacher(s)
Language
English
Main themes
The course covers the entire field of EU Institutional Law. It is divided in three parts: the first one relates to the general framework and the principles that govern the relations between the EU and its member states. The second part centres on the institutional system and the decision-making process. The third part focuses on analysing the normative system.
Aims

At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :

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This course is dedicated to the organization of the EU's institutional and normative system. The students acquire a competence to analyse the EU's legal processes, and to understand the means of implementation and interpretation of European legal acts.

 

The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and command of the skills and learning outcomes of the programme(s) can be accessed at the end of this sheet, in the section entitled “Programmes/courses offering this Teaching Unit”.
Content
The course embraces the following topics: 1) General framework: constitutional evolution of the EU; relations between the EU and the member states and competence sharing between them; legal status of the EU. 2) Institutional system, decision-making process: role and judicial control of EU institutions 3) Normative system: analysis of Community acts; analysis of their implementation and interpretation; analysis of the control mechanisms applying to European legal acts.
Evaluation methods

Due to the COVID-19 crisis, the information in this section is particularly likely to change until September 13.

Written or oral examination.
Other information
Support: legal texts.
Faculty or entity


Programmes / formations proposant cette unité d'enseignement (UE)

Title of the programme
Sigle
Credits
Prerequisites
Aims
Master [120] in Public Administration

Master [120] in European Studies

Specialised master in European Business and Economic Policy