EU Single Market Law (MUR-B-5-WBR-EUR-ILV)

  • Bachelor's program Management & Law
Course unit code
Level of course unit
  • Bachelor
Year of study
  • Fall 2022
Semester when the course unit is delivered
  • 5
Number of ECTS credits allocated
  • 3.0
Name of lecturer(s)
  • FH-Prof. Dr. Frischhut Markus, LL.M.
Learning outcomes of the course unit
  • Students know the fundamentals (EU competences, EU institutions and EU decision-making) and effects (principles and fundamental freedoms) of EU law.

    Students also demonstrate critical thinking skills in their approach to identify reflect and discuss the impact of the EU’s values when solving practical cases in the field of the fundamental freedoms.

    Furthermore, students can research the necessary documents in the relevant EU databases.
Mode of delivery
  • face-to-face/optional online
Prerequisites and co-requisites
  • relevant course(s) of previous semester(s)
Recommended optional program components
  • none
Course contents
  • Institutional EU law
    Introduction to fundamental freedoms
    Free movement of goods (Case TK-Heimdienst)
    Free movement of workers (Case Clean Car Autoservice)
    Free movement of services (Case Omega)
Recommended or required reading
  • Frischhut M. (2017). What one should know about the European Union (EU). A quick introduction to EU law (4th edition). Wien: NWV; or equivalent book, especially if it is more comprehensive / detailed.
    CJEU Case C-254/98, TK-Heimdienst
    CJEU Case C-472/99, Clean Car Autoservice
    CJEU Case C-36/02, OmegaBarnard, C., & Peers, S. (Eds.). (2020). European Union Law (3rd ed.). Oxford University Press.

    Foster, N. (2020). EU Law Directions (7th ed.). Oxford University Press.

    Horspool, M., Humphreys, M., & Wells-Greco, M. (2021). European Union Law (11 ed.). Oxford University Press.

    Jaeger, T. (2021). Introduction to European Law: Foundations - Institutions - Enforcement - Internal Market (1. Auflage). Facultas.wuv.
Planned learning activities and teaching methods
  • Written exam (counts for 60%) and participation (counts for 40%). Further information on slides.
Language of instruction
  • English
Work placement(s)
  • none

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