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

Students are familiar with the system of "checks and balances" in the EU institutions, they are familiar with the principles of European law, they know about the foundations of primary and secondary law, they know about the EU fundamental freedoms and they can solve cases concerning competition law and the internal market on the basis of European 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 SWS, 2 ASWS

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Final examination and case studies