Course Information
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
Course ID100001530

Programme of Study: UPS School of Law (2015-today)

Registered students: 974
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationCompulsory Course325

Class Information
Academic Year2018 – 2019
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours4
Class ID
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Background
Course Type 2011-2015
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • Greek (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- To learn the historical evolution and the basic institutional principles and functions of the EU system - To understand the fundamental rules of the EU legal system (decision making process and adoption of legal acts, typology of legal acts, hierarchy of legal rules - To know the rules governing the co-existence of EU law with national law (primacy, direct effect) - To provide information on the basic rules of the EU judicial protection system
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Make decisions
  • Work in an international context
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
Historic introduction. Foundation and development of the European Communities and the European Union. From the Single European Act to the Treaty on the European Union and the Treaties of Amsterdam and Nice. The Constitutional Convention for the Future of Europe. The Lisbon Treaty. Foundational values and principles of the institutional system and the Union legal order. The citizenship of the Union. The EU institutions and the decision making process. Sources and features of EU Law. Autonomy, primacy and direct effect of EU law. Judicial protection in the Union.
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Students are required to use the electronic databases and Students can contact the teaching stuff via e-mail.
Course Organization
Student Assessment
The students are required to take a final written exam which consists of one practical subject that the students must answer as well as three theoretical subjects, of which the students are required to answer two. The practical subject is graded with 6 points and the theoretical ones with 2 each. Practical subjects are analyzed during the clinical courses.
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Extended Answer Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Problem Solving (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
"1) Βιβλίο [25119]: Δίκαιο των Ευρωπαϊκών Κοινοτήτων και της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης, Στάγκος Πέτρος Ν.,Σαχπεκίδου Ευγενία, 2000. 2) Ευρωπαικό δίκαιο Κωδικός Βιβλίου στον Εύδοξο: 32997551 Έκδοση: 2η/2013 Συγγραφείς: Σαχπεκίδου Ε. ISBN: 9789604459780 Τύπος: Σύγγραμμα Διαθέτης (Εκδότης): ΕΚΔΟΣΕΙΣ ΣΑΚΚΟΥΛΑ ΕΕ 3) Βιβλίο [104437]: Το δίκαιο της Ευρωπαικής Ένωσης - Η συνθήκη της Λισσαβόνας, Κανελλόπουλος Παναγιώτης, 2010. 4) Βιβλίο [10606]: Εισαγωγή στο δίκαιο της Ε.Ε., Χριστιανός Βασίλης, 2011. 5) Βιβλίο [12544881]: Το Δίκαιο της Ευρωπαϊκής Ένωσης, Πλιάκος Αστέριος, 2012."
Additional bibliography for study
- August Reinisch, Essentials of EU Law, 2nd Edition, 2012, Cambridge University Press. - Damian Chalmers, Gareth Davies, Giorgio Monti, European Union Law, Cases and Materials, 2nd Edition 2010, Cambridge University Press. - Paul Craig and Gráinne de Búrca, EU Law: Text, Cases, and Materials, Fifth Edition, 2011, Oxford University Press. - J. - P. Jacque, Droit Institutionnel de l' UE, Dalloz 2012. - L. Dubouis - C. Blumann, Droit materiel de l' UE, Montchrestien, 2012.
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