Comparative Private Law

2019/2020

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

  • To supplement the student’s knowledge and skills in a way that may form part of the student’s choice of educational and professional profile

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • The background and ratio legis behind EU competition law, market definition, vertical agreements, horizontal agreements, cartels, abuse of a dominant position, mergers and joint ventures

Skills

  • To identify competition law disciplines and their interrelationship
  • To identify the interdisciplinary differences and similarities
  • To identify competition law problems from a complex material
  • To analyze competition law issues and make a critical balancing of the legal arguments
  • To argue legally and linguistically correct and in a structured and coherent way

Competences

  • To identify competition law disciplines and their interrelationship
  • To identify the interdisciplinary differences and similarities
  • To identify competition law problems from a complex material
  • To analyze competition law issues and make a critical balancing of the legal arguments
  • To argue legally and linguistically correct and in a structured and coherent way

Type of instruction

  • Lectures

Extent and expected workload

  • 270 hours

Exam

Exams

Name of examComparative Private Law
Type of exam
Written exam
One week take-home exam
10 page legal paper in answer to a given exam question
ECTS10
Permitted aids
All written and all electronic aids
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingExternal examination
Criteria of assessmentWe refer to the grading scale order

Additional information

  • The module is open to students from Law and Business Law 

Facts about the module

Danish titleComparative Private Law
Module codeKA-JU-13-S37
Module typeCourse
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS10
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Law
DepartmentDepartment of Law
FacultyThe Faculty of Social Sciences

Litterature

OBS litteratur er først endelig 3 uger før semesterstart!

  • Richard Whish and David Bailey, Competition Law, 2015, 8th edition, Oxford University Press (approx. 500 pages)