Syllabus/achievement requirements

EU Substantive Law

Requirements

Achievement requirements for master’s level (10 credits):

Knowledge

The students are expected to have advanced knowledge of the following topics:

  • The EU legal order: constitutional and institutional aspects
  • The free movement of goods rules (Arts 28-36 TFEU)
  • The free movement of workers rules (Arts 45. et seq)
  • EU Citizenship
  • The right of establishment rules (Arts 49 et seq)
  • The rules on cross-border services (Art 56 et seq)
  • External dimension of the EU (Arts 21-24 TEU; Arts 205 et seq TFEU)

Skills

  • Practical skills in finding legal sources relevant to substantive EU law
  • Ability to understand and analyse the core rules of the EU legal order,internal market rules and external competences
  • Ability to read and interpret the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • Ability to apply basic EU legal method to new cases and problems

General competence

  • Advanced understanding of the core rules of the EU legal order and its internal market
  • Advanced understanding of the legal method of substantive EU law

Achievement requirements for bachelor's level (10 credits):

Knowledge

By the end of the course the students are expected to have broad knowledge of the following topics:

  • The EU legal order: constitutional and institutional aspects
  • The free movement of goods rules (Arts 28-36 TFEU)
  • The free movement of workers rules (Arts 45. et seq)
  • EU Citizenship
  • The right of establishment rules (Arts 49 et seq)
  • The rules on cross-border services (Art 56 et seq)
  • External dimension of the EU (Arts 21-24 TEU; Arts 205 et seq TFEU)

Skills

  • Practical skills in finding legal sources relevant to substantive EU law
  • Ability to understand and analyse the core rules of the EU legal order, the international market rules and external competences.
  • Ability to read and interpret the case law of the Court of Justice of the EU

General competence   

  • Basic understanding of the core rules of the EU legal order and its internal market
  • Basic understanding of the legal method of substantive EU Law

Literature

Please note that you can read choose to read 2016 or 2019 edition of "Barnard's"

Reading list – master's level

2019 edition:

Barnard’s The Substantive Law of the EU (6th ed. OUP, 2019) Chapters1 (pp8--30), 2 (pp 40-67), 3 (pp 69-104), 4 (pp 113-142), 5 (pp 146-190), 6 (pp200-230), 7 (pp234-282), 8 (pp287-307), 9 (pp319-364), 11 (pp405-419 & 433-470),12 (pp476-494 & 497-514) and 14 (pp560-612).  (438 pages)

Barnard, “Unravelling the Services Directive” (2008) 45 CMLRev (323-394 = 71 pages)

You may search for the articles by using “Oria" - hyperlink here

 P. Craig & G. de Burca, EU Law (5th Ed .Oxford University Press, 2015), Chapter 1 (1-22) and Chapter 10 on EU International Relations (pp316-378) (86 pages)

Total number of pages: 595 pages

2016 edition:

Barnard’s The Substantive Law of the EU (5th ed. OUP, 2016) Chapters1 (pp8-13 & 14-25), 2 (pp 33-38), 3 (pp 43-67), 4 (pp 71-107), 5 (pp 116-141), 6 (pp150-198), 7 (pp203-235), 8 (pp237-287), 9 (pp290-312), 10 (pp 324-378), 11 (pp381-446),12 (pp449-475 & 482-492) and 13 (pp494-512).  (430 pages)

Barnard, “Unravelling the Services Directive” (2008) 45 CMLRev (323-394 = 71 pages)

You may search for the articles by using “Oria" - hyperlink here

 P. Craig & G. de Burca, EU Law (5th Ed .Oxford University Press, 2015), Chapter 1 (1-22) and Chapter 10 on EU International Relations (pp316-378) (86 pages)

Total number of pages : 577 pages

 

Reading list – bachelor's level

2019 edition:

Barnard’s The Substantive Law of the EU (6th ed. OUP, 2019) Chapters 2 (pp42-66), 3 (pp 69-104), 4 (pp 113-137 ), 5 (pp 146-160 & 167-178), 6 (pp200-229), 7 (pp234-282), 8 (pp287-307), 9 (pp319-360), 11 (pp405-422; 447-450 & 453-470) and 12 (pp476-489 & 497-502).

P. Craig & G. de Burca, EU Law (5th Ed .Oxford University Press, 2015), Chapter 1 (1-22) and  Chapter 10 on EU International Relations (pp316-378) (86 pages)

Total number of pages: 301+ 86 = 387 pp

2016 edition:

Barnard’s The Substantive Law of the EU (5th ed. OUP, 2016) Chapters  3 (pp 44-67), 4 (pp 72-107), 5 (pp 116-141), 6 (pp150-158 & 164-186), 7 (pp204-235), 8 (pp237-248 & 255-287), 9 (pp290-312), 10 (pp 324-363), 11 (pp382-398),12 (pp449-475 & 482-492) and 13 (pp494-512).

P. Craig & G. de Burca, EU Law (5th Ed .Oxford University Press, 2015), Chapter 1 (1-22) and  Chapter 10 on EU International Relations (pp316-378) (86 pages)

Total number of pages: 318 + 86 =  404 pages 

 

Supplementary reading for both Master and bachelor levels
  • Enchelmaier S Always at your service (within limits): The ECJ’s (2006-11) (2011) 36 ELRev 615 case law on Article 56 TFEU
  • Oliver P Of trailers and Jet Skis: Is the case law of Article 34 TFEU hurtling in a new direction? (2010) 33 Fordham Intl. LJ 1423
  • Special issue of the German Law Journal, EU Citizenship: Twenty Years On, (2014) 15 GLJ 735 
  • Gosalbo Bono G, “The organization of the external relations of the European Union in the Treaty of Lisbon”, in Koutrakos (ed) The European Union’s External relations a year after Lisbon (CLEER WP 2011/3)
  • Hillion C “Integrating an Outsider: An EU Perspective on Relations with Norway” (2011) 16 European Foreign Affairs Reviews, pp. 489–520

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Published Nov. 20, 2019 5:19 PM - Last modified Jan. 10, 2020 1:39 PM