4 ECTS credits
100 h study time
Offer 1 with catalog number 8021644INR for all students in the 2nd semester at a (I) Postgraduate - specialised level.
The “European Union Decision-making and Law” course offers an in depth analysis of the decision-making methods, according to policy fields, underlining the role of each EU institutions at the various stages of the process. The course also explains the nature and scope of European law. The main principles and characteristics of EU law are outlined and discussed. References to the relevant case law and Treaty articles are systematically provided throughout the module, with the aim of increasing the understanding of complex legal concepts. By the end of the course you will have a good grasp of how the main EU actors interact in the decision-making process and you will be able to correctly assess current developments in the European Union.
The course consists of the four following modules:
After completing this module, students should be able to:
The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Written Exam determines 60% of the final mark.
Other Exam determines 40% of the final mark.
Within the Written Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:
Within the Other Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:
A briefing paper that counts for 20% of the final grade is announced towards the end of the course (at the beginning of Module 4). Small seminar assignments count for 20%. The final written exam counts for the remaining 60%. The total in 100 points (or 100%).
This offer is part of the following study plans:
Postgraduate Certificate European Policy Making: Default track