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251140 KU EU State Aid Law (2022S)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), Universitätslehrgänge

This is a fee-based continuous education and training programme/certificate course offered by the Postgraduate Center. Please note that you must be admitted to a continuing education and training programme/certificate course to participate.


Language: English

Examination dates



Currently no class schedule is known.


Aims, contents and method of the course

Aims: The course aims at providing an overview of EU State aid law.
Contents: The course analyses the EU State aid rules included in Art 107 and 108 TFEU. In particular, the course discusses the case law of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) in relation to these provisions of the Treaty, as well as the system of public and private enforcement of EU State aid law. Finally, the course analyses the application of State aid rules in relation to Services of General Economic Interest.
Method: Lectures and class discussion

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment: The assessment is based on a final written exam (i.e., take-home essay) + assessment of the active participation in the class.
Permitted materials: open book exam.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

50% for a positive grade, based on the written exam and participation during class.
Students who actively participate in the course by summarizing the facts and the content of one of the judgments assigned for the class will receive a +. Every + will increase the final grade of 0.25 points, up to a maximum of 1 point.

Examination topics

All topics covered in the course

Reading list

Students are required to read the selected CJEU judgments and EU legislation available on Moodle.

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Tu 03.05.2022 07:28