EU Budgetary Law
The course will analyse the institutional framework of the EU’s Budgetary Governance. Issues relating to the Union’s revenue and expenditure will be examined, especially with regard to the organization and the operation of the relevant mechanisms, the EU own resources systems, the EU budget and its principles, the budgetary procedure, the audit (internal and external), the protection of EU financial interests against fraud and similar activities.
EU Regulatory and Budgetary Governance & National Choices
The course examines at first the theoretical background of regulatory governance, the concept of regulation as a tool of implementing policies, the types, means and institutions of regulation. This analysis is further elaborated in the EU institutional and legal context.
Structure and Operation of the EU (Since 1.9.2018)
The course on the Structure and Operation of the European Union will provide a basic analysis of the institutional framework and operation of the European Union. The topics examined during the course entail the aims and competences of the EU, its nature as a legal entity, a detailed analysis of the main EU Institutions, the schemes of EU Administration and the basic institutional aspects of the EU Finances (ie the EU budget and its enactment, the implementation of the budget, the protection of the EU’s financial interests etc).