EU Law and Public International Law, 30 Credits

The course deals with international law as a system and gives an overview of fundamental principles and areas of international law. Areas covered include the use of force and peaceful settlement of disputes, state responsibility for breaches of international law, law of treaties, law of territory and of the sea, humanitarian law, human rights and international criminal law.

The course also provides a deeper insight into the European Union's institutional structure and constitutional principles and the methodological issues

associated with the application of EU law. Issues specifically emphasized are: the principles of primacy and direct effect, general principles of law in the EU, the legislative process and the protection of human rights. The course also deals with EU competition law and the foundations of the internal market, namely the free movement of goods, services, people and capital.

ECTS Credits

30 Credits

Level of education

First cycle, has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements (G1F)


School of Law, Psychology and Social Work

When is the course offered?

Prerequisites: Basic Course in Law, 30 ECTS credits.

Selection: Academic points

Course syllabus

Application code: X3009