European private law (wykład) - 2017/2018

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr hab. Jacek Widło prof. KUL
Organising unit:Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration - Instytut Europeistyki
Number of hours (week/semester): 2/30
ECTS code:00001-0200-0200WYK0000
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
The aim of the course is to specialize and deepen knowledge in the field of European private law, learn about the sources of European law, its areas and basic regulations, and discuss their legal acts, references, the Court of Justice of the European Union jurisprudence
1.Basic orientation in civil law,
2. Learning outcomes
Learning outcomes
K_W01 Knows the basics of private European law
K_W02 Understands the functioning of private law in the legal system and in social life
In terms of SKILLS
K_U01 Ability to navigate in the institutional system of private law
K_U02 Ability to use the basic theoretical knowledge in the field of private law to analyze and interpret specific legal, economic and social processes
K_K01 Awareness of the importance of private law in the legal system
K_K02 Ability to work in a team dealing with the problems of private law
Teaching method
Conversational lecture, dialogue methods, workshop methods, problem methods. Discussion
Course content description
I. Work on the Unification of Private European Law
a. DCFR -Draft Common Frame of References
b. CESL –European Sales Law;
II. European Consumer Law, consumer directives
III. European private international law
a. Rome I Regulation - applicable law for contractual obligations
b. Rome II Regulation – applicable law for non-contractual obligations
c. Rome III Regulation – applicable law for divorce and separation
d. Rome IV Regulation – applicable law for inheritance

Specific issues, the concept of consumer, consumer protection, the concept of contract, law applicable to contracts and non-contractual relations, the choice of law
Forms of assessment
Presence during classes, presentation of given materials
Required reading list
Literature: M. Pazdan, Prawo Prywatne Międzynarodowe. Warszawa 2017, Prezentacje na wykładach,
J. Pisuliński, Europejskie prawo cywilne, Warszawa 2013.
M. Czepelak, Międzynarodowe prawo zobowiązań Unii Europejskiej, Warszawa 2013
P. Mostowik, Władza rodzicielska i opieka nad dzieckiem w prawie prywatnym międzynarodowym, Kraków 2014
Field of study: European Union Law
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year I - Semester 2
Number of ECTS credits: 5
Form of assessment: Examination