Course author and teacher:
Thibault Weigelt

O. P. Jindal Global University - India

EU Single Market Law (Spring-Semester)

EURASIA Thematic Areas: Business and Trade

Number of Credits: 4
Level: UG and PG


The course content has been elaborated as a result of LAI Suetyi’s participation in the second EURASIA training round held in Krakow, Poland on January 20th – February 2nd, 2019, and in a short training session held in Sofia, Bulgaria, on 09-05 July, 2019.
The course has been peer reviewed and validated by Prof. Dr. Maria Stoicheva and Dr. Vihar Georgiev from the EU Studies Department of the Faculty of Philosophy, Sofia University ‘’St. Kliment Ohridski’’.
This course has been subjected to accreditation procedures at GDUFS – China and approved accordingly, and is prepared for piloting as a compulsory course for MA students of European Studies.

Learning Objectives Learning Outcomes Envisaged teaching methods and techniques
• To understand the significance and impact of EU law in a global context;
• To narrate the development and history of EU single market law re: the four freedoms;
• To list, explain and illustrate with examples each of the freedoms of movement;
• To define, explain and illustrate concepts such as charges having equivalent effect, measures equivalent to quantitative restrictions, and harmonisation and national legislation;
• To explain the role of different EU institutional actors in the realization of the EU single market.
• Knowledge: As a result of attending the course, students will be able to
o Demonstrate knowledge of single-market law
o Demonstrate knowledge of the history of EU single market law
o State and discuss current scholarly debates surrounding EU single market law
• Competence: As a result of the course, students will be able to
o Understand and analyse case law of the ECJ.
o Utilize EU Single market law to solve real-world problems
o Illustrate underlying constitutional and methodological challenges such as the relation of Union law and national law, the power and its limits of the EU as well as impact of EU law.
• Lectures
• Student presentations
• Group discussion
• Experiential learning through case studies and solving of hypothetical problems.