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Basic EU Law

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

The aim of the course is for the students to attain basic knowledge of the EU legal system. The course begins with a presentation of the historical background of the EU and its institutional structure. The character of sources of Union law, the legislative process and the relationship between the legal system of the EU and those of the Member States are thereafter studied. Completing the course gives access to the advance level courses Kommersiell EU-rätt and Konstitutionell EU-rätt.

Application and eligibility

Basic EU Law, 7.5 hp


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

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Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

General qualifications for university studies.


Results – National university aptitude test – Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 January 2018. Submit a late application at

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Tuition fee, first instalment


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