Legal aspects of trade policy in the EU (warsztaty) - 2017/2018

Course description
General information
Lecturer:dr Anna Szachoń-Pszenny
Organising unit:Faculty of Law, Canon Law and Administration - Instytut Europeistyki
Number of hours (week/semester): 1/15
ECTS code:00001-0200-0200WAR0000
Language of instruction:English
Course objective
C1 introducing to general knowledge as regards the legal aspects of trade policy of the EU
C2 achieving competences of critical thinking in short papers and analyzing text in this area
C3 developing skills to use acquired knowledge in practice
Students should have a basic knowledge of the institutional and substantive law, the structure and legal instruments in the system of EU law
Learning outcomes
K_W01 Has broadened knowledge in the field of EU Law and policies
K_W05 Has broadened knowledge of development of EU agencies, external relations and EU financial and tax regulations

K_U01 Can apply theoretical knowledge to describe and analyse reasons for and development of cooperation in the field of foreign relations and security policy
K_U02 Can properly analyze the roots and current state of affairs of EU external relations as well as predict trends of their development
K_U06 Can prepare and deliver oral presentation in English in the field of EU law and policy

K_K01 Is able to participate actively in the labour market
K_K02 Understands team work rules and is able to manage a group work
Teaching method
Verbal: lecture, analysis of legal acts, discussion, paper
Visual: presentations in power point, short films,
Practical: work in groups, work with text, case study.
Course content description
1. Internal and external conditions of trade policy in the EU
2. The term of integration and the forms of economic integration
3. The Union Customs Code (UCC)
4. Single market and customs union
5. The rules of free movement of goods
6. The EU in multilateral trade system of GATT/ WTO
7. The term of Common Commercial Policy
8. CCP as an exclusive competence of the EU
9. The instruments of CCP (par tariff measures, non-tariff measures)
10. International agreements in customs cooperation
Forms of assessment
We have 15 hours that means 7 meetings in semester, every second week. You are allowed one unexused absence.
We will divide them in theoretical and practical parts. To systematize and simplify the material each lecture will finish with 5 questions, which can be used on the test.
Because it’s a workshop, we will do some practical activities on bases of theoretical knowledge. It will be your short presentations in power point, analysis of legal acts and work with text and discussion and of course your answers to question finish each lecture.
Your final mark consist of 2 components/elements: a mark/grade from a test and your activity.
Required reading list
A Kuś, M. Kowerski (ed.), S. Dubaj, P. Sawczuk, A. Szachoń-Pszenny, P. Witkowski, The cross-border movement of goods and persons in the European Union, Lublin – Zamość 2012, ISBN978-83-60790-40-3
W. Czyżowicz (ed.), Prawo celne, Warszawa 2004.
W. Czyżowicz, Pojęcie i przedmiot prawa celnego a polityka celna, Zeszyty Naukowe WSE 7/1995.
Field of study: European Union Law
Course listing in the Schedule of Courses:
Year/semester:Year I - Semester 2
Number of ECTS credits: 2
Form of assessment: Grade