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Europe and the law

Free statement of participation on completion

With this free course, Europe and the law, you will gain a basic understanding of EU law and the interaction between EU and domestic law. It will provide a brief explanation of the European Convention on Human Rights and other European legislation, as well as the background to such institutions as the European Council, the European Commission, the European Parliament and the European Court of Justice.

Course learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • have a basic understanding of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR)
  • have an understanding of the European Union (EU)
  • acquire a basic knowledge about the EU institutions
  • acquire an understanding of the sources of EU law
  • acquire a knowledge of the interaction between EU law and domestic law.

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