For best experience please turn on javascript and use a modern browser!
NL
Minor
European Law

In the minor in European Law you will study the the institutional structure and functioning of the European Union, its constitutional principles and the relationship between the Union and its Member States, as well as between the way European Union has been shaping its legal relationship with international organizations and third countries.

In the European Law minor students deepen their knowledge and understanding of the institutional structure and functioning of the European Union, its constitutional principles and the relationship between the Union and its Member States, as well as between the way European Union has been shaping its legal relationship with international organisations and third countries. It offers an overview of the major sub-fields of contemporary EU law, including constitutional and institutional law, internal market, competition law, fundamental rights and anti-discrimination law, EU citizenship and EU external relations.

Study schedule

Semester 1

  • Institutional and Substansive Law of the EU (12 EC)
  • Major Workshop European Law (6 EC)

Semester 2

Electives up to 12 EC:

  • EU Internal Market Law (6 EC)
  • Federalism and the Separation of Powers in the European Union (6 EC)
  • EU International Relations Law (6 EC)
  • Fundamental Rights in the European Union (6 EC)

Master's programme

The minor in European Law may serve as a good preparation for students who want to apply for admission to a Master's programme in European Studies, e.g.:

Entry requirements

This minor is open for application to students who have obtained an academic first-year diploma or a positive Binding Study Advice from an academic Bachelor's programme. This entails that you must have obtained at least 48 ECTS in your propaedeutic year. 

The minor is also open for application to students from a Dutch University of Applied Sciences (HBO) who have completed their propaedeutic year. If you are an HBO student and if you are looking to do a Master's programme at the UvA, please check out our pre-Master's programmes.

Application

It is no longer possible to apply for the minor in European Law in the academic year 2020-2021. The maximum number of participants has been reached.

A minor in Humanities

This minor is offered by the Faculty of Humanities. The faculty’s minors consist of 30 ECTS credits and earn you a second qualification that will be listed on the transcript accompanying your degree certificate. You can find more information on the following website:

European Law
Degree programme
Credits 30 ECTS,
Language of instruction English
Starts in September