Universität Wien FIND

030416 SE EU Environmental Law: Climate Protection and Energy Regulation (2022S)

The European Union and Climate Change: Energy Law and Policy

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

Gilt als Fremdsprachennachweis nur bei fremdsprachigem Referat und Ausarbeitung, Jean-Monnet-Aktivität


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: German, English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Personal attendance is required in order to enable a substantial and well-argued group discussion.

Wednesday 23.03. 14:00 - 15:30 Seminarraum SEM61 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG (Kickoff Class)
Thursday 02.06. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM61 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Friday 03.06. 09:00 - 18:00 Seminarraum SEM61 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

The "Seminar EU Environmental Law: Climate Protection and Energy Regulation" deals with questions of European and international Environmental and Energy Law which are currently under discussion. Special emphasis shall be placed on renewable nergy sources, the external dimension of the Union's energy supply, the regulation of renewable energy sources and legal questions of energy markets in the EU.

In the wrap-up discussion perspectives and legal policy issues shall be raised and discussed.

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment is based on the oral presentation (60%), participation in the discussion (about the own presentation and in general; 20%) within the seminar and the writren presentation.
For diploma and Ph.D-students:
- seminar paper
Requirements for the seminar paper are in line with the common practice at the Faculty of Law. Details and suggestions for your research work shall be provided via MOODLE and in the kickoff class.
The paper ist to be handed in before the 1st June 2022.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Written Seminar-Presentation, Oral presentation and participation in "own" discussion.

Examination topics

Written presentation, oral presentation and participation in class discussion.

Reading list

Introductory works shall be provided via the electronic learning platform MOODLE.
Furthermore: Bieber/Epiney/Haag/Kotzur, Die Europäische Union, 14. Auflage (2021)

Association in the course directory

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