Module leader: Professor Martin Trybus
This module will discuss the Law of the European Union and regional European international law relating to defence and military security in its political, historical and economic context. It will take primary and subsidiary sources of EU law based on the Treaty on the Functioning of the EU (TFEU), sources of law of the Common Foreign and Security Policy and sources of regional international law into account. The course will put EU Security and Defence Law into its international context comprising of the United Nations, NATO, the OSCE and other organisations.
The evolution of European defence integration from World War II to 2012
EU internal market law as an instrument of European security and defence integration
Defence industries and the armed forces
The Common Foreign and Security Policy and the European Security and Defence Policy of the European Union
The European security architecture
European security and defence and international law
European integration and the break-up of Yugoslavia
Methods of assessment
Modules on the LLM programmes will be assessed in one of the following ways. As this website is set up in advance, it is not possible to specify which method of assessment will be implemented for each module.
One 3-hour written examination
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