EU-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS LAW

Course Information
TitleEU-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS LAW / EU-INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS LAW
CodeΕΛΕ36
FacultyLaw
SchoolLaw
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate, 2nd / Postgraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter
CommonYes
StatusActive
Course ID100001678

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

Registered students: 32
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
Unified OrientationElective CoursesWinter-4

Class Information
Academic Year2021 – 2022
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Weekly Hours2
Class ID
600189236
Course Type 2016-2020
  • Scientific Area
Course Type 2011-2015
Specific Foundation / Core
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
  • Distance learning
Digital Course Content
Language of Instruction
  • English (Instruction, Examination)
Learning Outcomes
- To understand the legal organization of the external relations of the EU. - To understand the functioning of the Common Commercial Policy and the Common Foreign and Security Policy, and to examine the division of competences among the member states and the Union in these fields. - To examine the practical significance of the legal organization of the EU external relations for the individuals through references to the case law of the European Court of Justice.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Generate new research ideas
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
The course discusses the position of the European Union in the international order, from a legal point of view. At the introductory level, the evolution of the EU institutional foundation is discussed. The main part of the course focuses on the legal dimension of the EU external relations, as organized through the Common Foreign and Security Policy, as well as the Common Commercial Policy, and special reference is made regarding the restrictive measures adopted by the EU in the context of foreign policy. Attention is given to the distribution of competences among the member states and the Union in the field of external relations, as well as to the role of protection of fundamental rights in the field of the EU international relations. The case-law of the European Court of Justice is examined during the seminars.
Keywords
European Union Law, external relations, Common Commercial Policy, Common Foreign and Security Policy, restrictive measures, European Court of Justice
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Book
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
Description
Use of the EU databases, eur-lex.europa.eu and curia.europa.eu.
Course Organization
ActivitiesWorkloadECTSIndividualTeamworkErasmus
Lectures602.4
Seminars100.4
Tutorial100.4
Exams200.8
Total1004
Student Assessment
Description
Students are required to have studied specified cases at the classes. The final grade is based a) on class preparation and participation (50%) and b) on the grade obtained at the final exam (50%).
Student Assessment methods
  • Performance / Staging (Formative, Summative)
Bibliography
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
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Additional bibliography for study
1. Panos Koutrakos, EU International Relations Law, First Edition, Hart Publishing, 2006. 2. Piet Eeckhout, EU External Relations Law, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, 2011.
Last Update
30-11-2020