Foundations of EU External Relations Law – History of EU External Relations

Foundations of EU External Relations Law – History of EU External Relations


find below and read carefully the requirements, and find below the course structure and suggest something relevant to the course “EU External Relations Law” presentation covering various topics in area of the EU External Relations Law within the framework of the course and upon a choice of students.  A. Foundations of EU External Relations Law – History of EU External Relations. – EU as a global player. – Treaty of Lisbon and future of EU External Relations. – EU law and international public law. –


Direct effect and interpretation of international agreements in EU legal order. Section B. EU external competences – Legal foundations of the EU external competence. – EU exclusive external competence. – EU implied external competence. – EU shared external competence. – EU expressed and mixed external agreements. Section C. Association contractual arrangements of the EU towards third countries – The meaning and scope of “association” in EU external relations. Classification of EU association agreements in EU external relations. – EU External Agreements aimed at the EU accession (Europe Agreements, Stabilisation and Association Agreements between the EU and Western Balkan countries, EC-Turkey association agreement).

EU external agreements establishing an association with third countries (European Economic Area Agreement, EU – Switzerland sectoral agreements, EuroMediterranean Association Agreements (Turkey, Israel and other countries of the region)).


Section D. Other contractual arrangements and selected external policies of the EU towards third countries – EU external agreements establishing partnership and cooperation with third countries (Partnership and Cooperation Agreements). – EU trade and development agreements with third countries (Cotonou Agreement, Trade development and cooperation agreements, EU-MERCOSUR Interregional Framework). – EU sectoral agreements: Energy Community; European Aviation Agreement. –

EU restrictive measures against third countries, companies and nationals.

5 – EU regional policies and cooperation: Mediterranean and Arctic regions and other. Section E. The EU’s policies in the post-Soviet area; EU-Russia relations; EU- relations (EUUkraine Association Agreement). Legal and political appraisal. – EU-Ukraine relations (European Neighbourhood Policy and the Eastern Partnership). EU-Russia relations (Partnership and Cooperation Agreement, Partnership for Modernisation, EU’s sanctions related to the annexation of Crimea and Russian aggression in Eastern Ukraine). – EU-Ukraine Association Agreement and Deep and Comprehensive Free Trade Area.

The approach to the topic should be a general one, it should have a good basis. could be based on EU treaties, EU case law