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Professor
FRANCESCO SEATZU (Tit.)
Period
Second Semester 
Teaching style
Convenzionale 
Lingua Insegnamento
ITALIANO 



Informazioni aggiuntive

Course Curriculum CFU Length(h)
[1/31]  LAW [31/00 - Ord. 2017]  PERCORSO COMUNE 9 72

Objectives

The course provides an introduction to the Law of the European Union. It explores the theories of the European integration and examines the constitutional and institutional structure of the EU. Particular attention is devoted to the division of competences among the EU institutions and between the EU and its member States. Other topics include the EU's role in promoting human rights and key legal aspects of the external action of the EU. The course will challenge students not only to understand, but also to critically assess the structures, methods and content of EU law.

Prerequisites

Students are expected to have attended the courses of Private Law, Constitutional Law and International Law.

Contents

The course provides an introduction to the Law of the European Union. It explores the theories of the European integration and examines the constitutional and institutional structure of the EU. Particular attention is devoted to the division of competences among the EU institutions and between the EU and its member States. Other topics include the EU's role in promoting human rights and key legal aspects of the external action of the EU. The course will challenge students not only to understand, but also to critically assess the structures, methods and content of EU law.

Programma del corso
1. The History of European integration.
2. Membership of the EU.
3. The constitutional nature of the EU.
4. Citizenship of the EU.
5. Competences of the EU.
6. The institutional framework of the EU.
7. Sources of EU law.
8. Legislative powers and procedures in the EU.
9. Judicial control within the EU.
10. Supremacy of EU law.
11. Human rights protection in the EU.
12. European economic integration.
13. Area of freedom, security and justice.
14. The EU as an international actor.

Teaching Methods

- frontal lecturing

- seminars

- case study analysis

Verification of learning

Oral examination

Texts

European Union Law
Catherine Barnard, Steve Peers
978-0-19-968611-7
Paperback
29 May 2014
£36.99

More Information

(A) Robert Schutze European Constitutional Law Cambridge university press, ult ed.

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