This course outlines the different areas of European Commercial Law and highlights its relevance for „doing business“ in the European Union.
The European Union is the most important driver for the development of Business Law in Europe in almost all relevant areas. Without a solid knowledge of EU Business Law it is impossible to do business in Europe. |
The course aims at presenting the fundamentals of commerical law in an European Perspective and then scrutinizing the European Commercial Law (which means eg. in the areas of e-commerce, unfair commercial practices, and product liability). In addition, the course deals with the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods (CISG) as the most important source of law for international sales law in Europe. The course finishes with a discussion on the future challenges for European Commercial law.
|DUTCH STUDENTS:Bachelor degree in (Private) Law, including the courses Burgerlijk recht I en -II and Burgerlijk procesrecht.
FOREIGN STUDENTS: Knowledge of EU Law is recommended|
|Every student has to write an essay. The grade for the essay and presentation constitutes 50% of the final grade for the course European Commercial Law (the exam thus constitutes 50% of the final grade).
Work course: March 2020
Oral Exam: May 2020
Oral Exam: May 2020|
|As European Commercial Law is a Master's Course we strongly discourage Erasmus students who do not yet have a Bachelor's degree in Law to take part in this course.|