To introduce students to the development as well as the central content of EU law; to introduce the students to the institutions of the EU; and to introduce the students to (EU) policies emphasizing how to analyze them, and how they influence the Member States and vice-versa. This includes imparting knowledge about the main theories in this area to the students in order to enable them to analyze and explain these developments.
After a short overview of the EUs history, the key provisions of EU law and the principles on which EU law is based will be examined, as will the institutions of the EU and their scope of authority. Next, there will be an introduction to (EU) policy analysis as well as to ‘Europeanization’.
The module consists of lectures and seminars, possibly with exercises and student contributions.
|Name of exam||Introduction to European Union Law and Institutions|
|Type of exam|
Written examThe exam for Introduction to European Union Law and Institutions is an internally assessed individual written examination. The examination is a 48-hour take-home assignment comprising issues within the subject area of module 4. The assignment paper must not exceed eight pages.
|Assessment||7-point grading scale|
|Type of grading||Internal examination|
|Criteria of assessment||The criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures|
|Danish title||Introduction to European Union Law and Institutions|
|Language of instruction||English|
|Location of the lecture||Campus Aalborg|
|Responsible for the module|
|Study Board||Study Board of International Affairs|
|Department||Department of Politics and Society|
|Faculty||The Faculty of Social Sciences|