Institutional Law of the European Union

leusl2020  2021-2022  Louvain-la-Neuve

Institutional Law of the European Union
6.00 credits
45.0 h
General bases of law.
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.
Learning outcomes

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

1 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 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
Written or oral examination.
Other information
Support: legal texts.
Faculty or entity

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