About the course

Course content

The aims of the course are to provide basic knowledge about the regional systems of law in Europe and how these bodies of law are implemented and applied. Main focus is on promoting practical skills and abilities to analyse judicial decisions, to identify legal issues in the fields of European law, and to argue for a legal solution with reference to relevant law.

The course introduces two legal frameworks in the European context: European Union Law and the European system for Human Rights (Council of Europe).

The course consists of two modules:

- EU Law (7,5 credits)
- European system for human rights (7,5 credits)

Syllabus and course literature

You can find a list of literature in the syllabus, along with other details about the course.

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

30 credits completed within Law, Humanities, or Social Science


University credits completed 100%

Course evaluation

Malmö University provides students who participate in, or who have completed a course, with the opportunity to express their opinions and describe their experiences of the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarise the results of course evaluations. The University will also inform participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures taken in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).


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