International Management

European Union law

Lecture, 2.00 ECTS


Course content

Sources of European Union law (primary law, secondary law, case law), EU institutions, history of the European integration process, EU fundamental freedoms, introduction to European competition law.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of this course, the students can..... Describe and apply sources of national and European law; .... Solve simple cases of Austrian and European business law; .... Identify the jurisdiction of national and European courts and administrative bodies; .... apply methods of legal interpretation with respect to Austrian and European business law.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

Books: Bydlinski, P. (2014) Grundzüge des Privatrechts (Manz Wien); Stolzlechner (2013), Einführung in das öffentliche Recht (Manz Wien); Grünwald/Hauser (2012), Privates Wirtschaftsrecht (NWV Wien); Davies, K. (2016), Understanding European Union Law (Routledge London).
Fachzeitschriften: EuZW (Europäische Zeitschrift für Wirtschaftsrecht), ecolex, Juristische Blätter, Österreichische Juristenzeitung, Common Market Law Review.

Mode of delivery

Lecture, 1 group, 2 ASWS

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Final examination and case studies