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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
Modullevel / module level
Modulart / typ of module
Lehr-/Lernform / Teaching/Learning method
Vorkenntnisse / 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