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2016/2017  BA-BHAAV2604U  annulleret EU law from a business perspective

English Title
annulleret EU law from a business perspective

Course information

Language English
Course ECTS 7.5 ECTS
Type Elective
Level Bachelor
Duration One Semester
Start time of the course Autumn, Spring, Fourth Quarter
Timetable Course schedule will be posted at calendar.cbs.dk
Max. participants 50
Study board
Study Board for BSc in Economics and Business Administration
Course coordinator
  • Georg Ringe - Law Department (LAW)
Main academic disciplines
  • Business Law
  • Globalization and international business
  • Cultural studies
Last updated on 05-04-2016
Learning objectives
To achieve the grade 12, students should meet the following learning objectives with no or only minor mistakes or errors: The course’s development of personal competences:
1. Enhance ability to apply legal analysis to critical business problems
2. Improve rhetorical, persuasive and other skills needed to argue
successfully both in written and oral form
3. Increase experience in group work

At the end of the course the student should
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the general principles and specific rules of EU law that affect business
  • Intelligently discuss problems that may arise for businesses operating under EU law
  • Thoughtfully select and persuasively apply the law in order to resolve specific legal problems encountered by business
  • Thoughtfully reflect on the impact of the law on the business community
Course prerequisites
No previous legal training is necessary.
EU Law from a Business Perspective:
Exam ECTS 7,5
Examination form Written sit-in exam
Individual or group exam Individual exam
Assignment type Written assignment
Duration 4 hours
Grading scale 7-step scale
Examiner(s) One internal examiner
Exam period Winter and Summer
Aids allowed to bring to the exam Open book: all written and electronic aids, including internet access
Make-up exam/re-exam
Same examination form as the ordinary exam
If the number of registered candidates for the make-up examination/re-take examination warrants that it may most appropriately be held as an oral examination, the programme office will inform the students that the make-up examination/re-take examination will be held as an oral examination instead.
Course content and structure

This course is an introduction to the basics of the EU legal system and its importance to European business.

Students will learn about the EU treaties, the creation of the single market and the current challenges to business integration.

The focus will be on how legal issues in the European market can help to promote the success of a business.

Teaching methods
The teaching will take the form of lectures, discussions of recent cases, and interactive forms of teaching such as negotiating, arguing cases and advising clients. Detailed instruction on how to complete the final exam will be conveyed throughout the course.
Student workload
Preparation time 130 hours
Lectures / class exercises etc 30 hours
Exam 48 hours
Expected literature

Nigel Foster, EU Law Directions (5th edition, OUP 2016)


The final reading list will appear in the semester plan.

Last updated on 05-04-2016