Nihoul Paul; Van der Mensbrugghe François;
The course covers the entire field of EU Institutional Law. It is divided in three parts: the first one relates to the general framework and the principles that govern the relations between the EU and its member states. The second part centres on the institutional system and the decision-making process. The third part focuses on analysing the normative system.
The contribution of this Teaching Unit to the development and
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At the end of this learning unit, the student is able to :
This course is dedicated to the organization of the EU's institutional and normative system. The students acquire a competence to analyse the EU's legal processes, and to understand the means of implementation and interpretation of European legal acts.
The course embraces the following topics: 1) General framework: constitutional evolution of the EU; relations between the EU and the member states and competence sharing between them; legal status of the EU. 2) Institutional system, decision-making process: role and judicial control of EU institutions 3) Normative system: analysis of Community acts; analysis of their implementation and interpretation; analysis of the control mechanisms applying to European legal acts.
Written or oral examination.
Support: legal texts.