310305 VO EU as Space of Freedom, Security and Justice

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VO EU as Space of Freedom, Security and Justice
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This lecture aims at enabling students to achieve in-depth knowledge about the policy area of the European Union “Area of Freedom, Security and Justice”. The lecture will give students an overview on selected or currently negotiated legislative acts and the connected problems.


Outline of the development of the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice. Illustration of the core primary law provisions and relevant secondary law instruments. In addition to the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice also the EU policy areas “Civil Protection” and the “Solidarity Clause” will be dealt with.



Final written exam at the end of the lecture

Legal texts e.g. KODEX Europarecht: Article 67 to 89 TFEU; Article 196 TFEU; Article 222 TFEU; Title VII of Protocol No. 36 on the transitional measures; R. Streinz, Europarecht (2012), S. 390-400; W. Hummer/W. Obwexer, Europarecht (2007), S. 716-749; Steve Peers, EU Justice and Home Affairs Law (2011) 

Antonio-Maria Martino, Federal Ministry of the Interior, Head of Unit for EU Policy Matters and Coordination, Head of the Austrian Delegation in preparatory bodies of the Council “CATS”, “General Matters including Evaluation – GENVAL” and Friends of Presidency – Solidarity Clause Implementation”.