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2014/2015  KAN-CJURO1045U  Advanced EU Law

English Title
Advanced EU Law

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Mandatory
Level Full Degree Master
Duration One Semester
Course period Autumn
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Study board
Study Board for BSc/MSc in Business Administration and Commercial Law, MSc
Course coordinator
  • Georg Ringe - Department of International Economics and Management (INT)
Main academic disciplines
  • Business Law
  • Globalization, International Business, markets and studies
  • Management
Last updated on 30-06-2014
Learning objectives
After completing the course, students should be able to:
  • identify EU law problems and relevant legal arguments on the basis of complicated material
  • place concrete problems in an EU law context in a way that demonstrates comprehensiveness, insight and understanding
  • analyse EU law problems, argue for well-grounded solutions and critically evaluate legal arguments and rationales for possible solutions
  • combine different legal approaches and analyses and choose a legally well-grounded solution.
  • present solutions and arguments in a systematic and coherent manner which demonstrates comprehensiveness, insight and understanding of the problems which comprise the focus of the course.
Course prerequisites
Knowledge of EU law equivalent to HA(jur.)
Advanced EU Law:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Written sit-in exam
Individual or group exam Individual
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration 4 hours
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) Internal examiner and external examiner
Exam period Autumn Term
Aids allowed to bring to the exam Open book: all written and electronic aids, including internet access
Make-up exam/re-exam
Another examination form
The retake will be the same as the ordinary exam, unless it makes sense to hold it as an oral exam instead. Information will be loaded on e-campus and LEARN at the time for the retake.
Course content and structure

The course aims to provide the students with in depth knowledge of EU law. The course will focus on institutional and constitutional elements of EU law and on the principles of the Internal Market. The course is also intended to acquaint the students with the special characteristics of the legal method in the EU legal system and to train them to identify issues of EU law.

Teaching methods
Lectures and seminars
Student workload
Lectures/seminars 32 hours
Preparation 136 hours
Exam preparation 38 hours
Expected literature

Provisional Literature:
T. C. Hartley: The Foundations of European Union Law, Eigth Edition, OUP 2014
Catherine Barnard: The Substantive Law of the EU. The Four Freedoms, Fourth Edition, OUP 2013

Please check the syllabus at Learn, for further informtions.

Last updated on 30-06-2014