Course Code: AP III 12.1 • Study year: III • Academic Year: 2024-2025
Domain: Administrative Sciences • Field of study: Public Administration
Type of course: Elective (1 of 2)
Language of instruction: Romanian
Erasmus Language of instruction: English
Name of lecturer: Mihaela Bogdana Simion
Seminar tutor: Calin Mirel Buda
Form of education Full-time
Form of instruction: Class
Number of teaching hours per semester: 56
Number of teaching hours per week: 4
Semester: Summer
Form of receiving a credit for a course: Grade
Number of ECTS credits allocated 4

Course aims:

• Presentation of the main overall objective of discipline Community institutions and bodies through which the process of European integration is achieved
• Acquiring knowledge of the European construction through the main provisions contained community treaties, namely: objectives and mechanisms of each stage of integration, the rules governing Community policies, development and the role of institutions and bodies through which shall implement these
• Presentation of the main institutions (European Council, Council, Commission, Court of Justice and Court of Auditors) and bodies (European Economic and Social Committee, the European Central Bank and the European System of Central Banks), emphasizing the powers that were vested implementing and fi
• Study of the main mechanisms of decision-making process.

Course Entry Requirements:


Course contents:

1. Establishing the European Communities. 2. European Union and its specific 3. Communities and European Union principles. 4. Scope of the Community Treaties. 5. European Council and the European Parliament. 6. European Council and the European Parliament. 7. European Commission. 8. Court of Justice of the European Union. 9. Court of Auditors and other EU bodies. 10. Arrangements to apply Community law in the legal order of the Member States. 11. European Union acts. 12. Operation decision-making mechanisms and other institutional Relations.

Teaching methods:


Learning outcomes:

• Proper use of specialized legal language within a given topic debate • Appropriate use of theories, principles and legal concepts learned in a professional project • Doing a project or a study based on legislation, doctrine and jurisprudence relating to a specific legal issue • Doing a project or a study on resolving the legal issues raised by a concrete factual situation.

Learning outcomes verification and assessment criteria:

Written paper – interpretative essay – 80%; continuous assessment – 20%.

Recommended reading:

• Beatrice Andreşan Gregoriou, Tudorel Stephen, European Union Treaties Hamangiu Publishing, 2015; Mihaela Augustina Dumitraşcu, Mariana Roxana Popescu, European Union law. Synthesis and applications Legal Publishing House, 2014;
• Anamaria Groza European Union. As a material, Publisher C.H. Beck, 2014;
• Fabian Gyula, Procedural Law of the European Union, Hamangiu Publishing, 2014;
• Anamaria Groza European Union. As a material, Publisher C.H. Beck, 2014;
• I. Galea, the European Union Treaties. Comments and explanations, CH Beck, 2012;