wir520 - International and EU Economic Law (Complete module description)

wir520 - International and EU Economic Law (Complete module description)

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Module label International and EU Economic Law
Modulkürzel wir520
Credit points 6.0 KP
Workload 180 h
Institute directory Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law (Law)
Verwendbarkeit des Moduls
  • Bachelor's Programme Business Administration and Law (Bachelor) > Aufbaubereich Recht
  • Bachelor's Programme Sustainability Economics (Bachelor) > Wahlpflichtbereich
  • kein Abschluss European Studies in Global Perspectives > Society, Economy and Politics
Zuständige Personen
  • Godt, Christine (module responsibility)
  • Chege, Victoria (Module counselling)
  • Lehrenden, Die im Modul (Prüfungsberechtigt)
Skills to be acquired in this module
The module aims to enable students
  • to examine and develop an understanding of the legal principles that underpin international and EU law, as well as the thereto related intricacies
  • to apply those principles to solving legal problems
  • to get acquainted with the relevant English legal terminology, and to apply it fluently.
Module contents
  • Introduction to international economic law (international legal foundations, subjects, sources, principles, relationship between international economic law and municipal law);
  • History and institutions of international economic law;
  • The law of the World Trade Organization;
  • Constitutional matters of EU economic law
  • Harmonization in selected areas of EU private and economic law (e.g. health law, consumer protection, company law, intellectual property;
  • EU competition law

Barnard, C. (2019), The substantive law of the EU: the four freedoms, OUP, Oxford.

Chalmers, D.; Davies, G.; Monti, G. (2019), European Union law, CUP, Cambridge.

Trebilcock, M.J.; Howse, R. (2012), The Regulation of International Trade, 3 ed., Routledge, London Bestand Universitätsbibliothek: u.a.

Lester, S.; Mercurio, B. (2010), World Trade Law, Text Materials and Commentary, Hart Publishing, Oxford Bestand Universitätsbibliothek: u.a.
Language of instruction English
Duration (semesters) 1 Semester
Module frequency jährlich
Module capacity unlimited
Reference text
Previous knowledge wir010 Einführung in das Bürgerliche Recht und Vertiefung in die Methodik der juristischen Fallbearbeitung;
wir050 Handelsrecht und Vertiefung in die Methodik der juristischen Fallbearbeitung;
wir140 Grundlagen des EU-Wirtschaftsrechts/Grundzüge des Arbeitsrechts
Examination Prüfungszeiten Type of examination
Final exam of module
written exam: end of semester
term paper: during semester
written exam or
term paper
Form of instruction Course or seminar
Frequency WiSe
Workload Präsenzzeit 56 h