- To become familiar with the rules governing the function of the internal market of the European Union
- To understand the role of the fundamental economic freedoms in the process of European integration
- To be able to provide accurate information to companies importing / exporting goods from / to other EU member states
- To be able to provide accurate information to individuals leaving their member state of origin on their rights at the host member state
Course Content (Syllabus)
General introduction: The internal market of the EU - Introduction to the free movement of goods - The notion of "good" - The customs union - Customs cooperation - The prohibition of quantitative restrictions and measures of equivalent effect - Justified restrictions to the free movement of goods - Free movement of goods and human rights protection - Introductio to the free movement of persons - From the free movement of workers to the free movement of persons - Free movement of persons and citizenship of the Union - Directive 2004/38 on the right of citizens of the Union to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States - The free movement of workers in particular - The right of establishment - Justified restrictions to the free movement of persons - Employment in the public sector - Introduction to the freedom to provide services and to the free movement of capitals - Introduction to EU competition law (1): competition rules for private actors - Introduction to EU competition law (2): rulrs for State action .
European Union, internal market, free movement of goods, free movement of persons, area of freedom security and justice