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030652 KU EU Constitutional Law: The Evolving Constitution of the European Union (2019S)

(Structures, Principles and Recent Developments)

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

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Details

max. 40 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Tuesday 19.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM52 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 5.OG (Kickoff Class)
Tuesday 19.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM52 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 5.OG
Thursday 21.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM51 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 5.OG
Thursday 21.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM51 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 5.OG
Tuesday 26.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Tuesday 26.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Thursday 28.03. 10:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Thursday 28.03. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG
Thursday 09.05. 10:00 - 13:00 Seminarraum SEM43 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum, 4.OG

Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

The course EU Constitutional Law - Principles and Structures intends to deal with structural features and principles of EU constitutional law.
The methodology to approach discussion will revolve around comparative analysis of constitutional law and their influence on EU constitutional law.
The first part of the course is thus devoted to the principle of democracy and the development of the European Union and its defining features, then centering on the principle of primacy and the preliminary rulings procedure. The second part focusses on the actors of European integration and their interplay. The third part is devoted to the principles of direct effect and State liability. The fourth part is scheduled to deal with fundamental rights. Finally, in the fifth and last part of this course, questions of union citizenship and human rights' protection shall be discussed, followed by a general wrap-up discussion.

Assessment and permitted materials

Essay (homework): 70% and
Participation in class: 30%

Discussion and exchange of ideas are essential to academic work. For assignments in this course, your are encouraged to consult with your classmates on the choice of paper topics and to share sources.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Collaboration in written work is permissible, however, you should ensure that any written work you submit for evaluation is the result of your own research and writing and that it reflects your own approach to the topic. You must also adhere to standard citation practices. If you receive any help with your writing (e.g. feedback on drafts), you must also acknowledge this assistance.

Examination topics

Students have the possibility of writing an ERASMUS-paper (+ 4 ECTS points) within this course; research subjects shall be suggested via MOODLE and/or during the first course unit. Own ideas contributions are welcome.

Reading list

Course material shall be provided to registered students via MOODLE.

Association in the course directory

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