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Course, academic year 2018/2019
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Legal Framework of the European Union - JMM385
Title in English: Legal Framework of the European Union
Guaranteed by: Department of European Studies (23-KZS)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2016
Semester: summer
Points: 6
E-Credits: 6
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:2/0 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: 25 / unknown (25)
Min. number of students: unlimited
State of the course: taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: prof. JUDr. PhDr. Ivo Šlosarčík, LL.M., Ph.D.
Teacher(s): prof. JUDr. PhDr. Ivo Šlosarčík, LL.M., Ph.D.
Incompatibility : JMM047, JMM251
Is incompatible with: JMM047
Last update: SLOSARCI (19.05.2010)
Course "Legal Framework of the European integration" is Jean Monnet course focused on major legal instruments and trends in the EU. Particular attention is given to the impact of the enlargement and the Lisbon Treaty reform.
Requirements to the exam
Last update: prof. JUDr. PhDr. Ivo Šlosarčík, LL.M., Ph.D. (31.01.2019)

In class exam (60 minutes), resticted open-book, solution of a case presented (max. 80 points). 

+ 3 page case analysis of a ECJ case involing a new (post 2004) EU state (max. 20 points).



·       A: 100-91 points

·       B: 90-81 points

·       C: 80-71 points

·       D: 70-61 points

·       E: 60-51 points


Last update: prof. JUDr. PhDr. Ivo Šlosarčík, LL.M., Ph.D. (20.02.2019)


Structure of lectures, including cases for reading.


February 20: Introduction: EU and its competences, co-existence between EU law, international law and internal law of EU states

February 27: EU Institutions and their role in EU Law (reading G.Rugge. Trialogue and access to documents, Common Market Law Review 1/2019, in particular sections 4-5 - pp. 244-258)

March 6: EU legal norms and their features (direct effect, supremacy) (case C-152/84 - Marshall v Southampton and South-West Hampshire Area Health Authority, the second question)

March 13: EU Judicial System (case Skoma-Lux, C-161/06, text 12 things you should now about the ECJ/CER 2014)

March 20: EU law and Human Rights (case Schmitberger, C-112/00)

March 27: External Dimension of the EU Law (case Commission vs. UK /MOX case/, C-459/03)

April 3: -

April 10: Legal framework of EU Internal Market I: Free Movement of People (case Allué, C-33/88)

April 17: Legal Framework of EU Internal Market II: Free Movement of Services (case Kohll, C-158/96)

April 24: Legal Framwork of Europeanised criminal law

May 15: Conclusion of the course


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