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The European Union is one of the world’s largest and most important economies. This five week course is the first in a series of three that will provide students with an insight into European Business Law. The series ranges from considering the basic structures and principles of the European Union to focusing on various specialized areas of law. Each course will give the students an understanding of the laws and policies that regulate the internal market of European Union, as well as relevant case law and useful inputs from leading practitioners in the field. At the end of this course series, you will have a basic understanding of how to: • Navigate EU legal sources • Understand relevant laws and regulations governing the internal European Union market • Apply the fundamental principles of EU law within the EU legal framework • Utilize the rules of freedom of movement and their impacts on trade in the EU • Relate EU law with national laws • Understand EU policies and their influence on foreign trade and investment About the Series In the first course, Understanding the Fundamentals, we will examine the core structures and principles of the European Union as well as the main sources of law. In the second course, Doing business in Europe, we will focus on the main laws that regulate various aspects of establishing and running a business within the European Union. In the final course, Competing in Europe, we will go into more depth about how to compete on the internal market and protect your brand, product or invention. To keep up to speed on the course series, visit our Facebook page at: Syllabus and Format Each course consists of a number of modules where one module represents about one week of work. A module includes a number of lectures and readings, and finishes with a voluntary assessment – a quiz, a small peer graded assignment or a case law review. The assessments are intended to encourage learning and ensure that you understand the material of the course. Participating in forum discussions is voluntary. Course I - Understanding the Fundamentals Module 1. Introduction to EU law Module 2. Legal Method and Sources Module 3. Constitutional Freedoms and Fundamental principles Module 4. Freedom of Movement Module 5. The External Dimension Course II - Doing Business in Europe Module 1. Making Business Transactions Module 2. Establishing a Company Module 3. Employing and Working in Europe Module 4. Paying Taxes and Complying with Environmental Standards Module 5. Case Clinic Module 6. Resolving Cross-border Disputes Course III - Competing in Europe Module 1. Trademarks as Essential Assets Module 2. Defending Patents Module 3. Competition: Illegal Agreements Module 4. Competition: Abuse of Dominance and Mergers Module 5. Advocacy and Legal Writing Module 6. Selling to the State and State Aid Lund University Lund University was founded in 1666 and has for a number of years been ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 47 700 students and 7 500 staff based in Lund, Sweden. Lund University unites tradition with a modern, dynamic, and highly international profile. With eight different faculties and numerous research centers and specialized institutes, Lund is the strongest research university in Sweden and one of Scandinavia's largest institutions for education and research. The university annually attracts a large number of international students and offers a wide range of courses and programmes taught in English. The Faulty of Law is one of Lund University’s four original faculties, dating back to 1666. It is a modern faculty with an international profile, welcoming both international and Swedish students. Education, research and interaction with the surrounding community are the main focus of the Faculty’s work. The connection between the three is particularly apparent in the programmes and courses offered by the university, including the university’s MOOC course in European Business Law. The students get the chance to engross themselves in traditional legal studies, while interacting with both researchers and professionally active lawyers with qualifications and experience from various areas of law. The faculty offers three international Masters: two 2-year Master’s programmes in International Human Rights Law and European Business Law, and a 1-year Master’s in European and International Tax Law. Students from around 40 countries take part in the programmes which offer a unique subject specialization within each field, with highly qualified researchers and professional legal practitioners engaged in the teaching. The Master’s programme in European Business Law provides an in-depth understanding of both the practical and the theoretical aspects of business law within the European Union. The programme provides both general and specific knowledge of the European Union legal framework, which is necessary for students intending to work as legal advisors or business decision-makers. The programme is delivered in English and is open to students with at least a three year degree in Law (Bachelor, LL.B, or equivalent) who want to specialise in European economic and business law. The MOOC course in European Business Law is a great course to start with for students intending to apply for the Master’s programme in European Business Law. Even though the MOOC course does not grant credits previous knowledge of the subject is considered upon admission to the master’s programme. For more information about the Master’s programme in European Business Law see!meb...

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Oct 25, 2018

It is very clear and all the information provided on the lectures is relevant for the field of study. I loved the structure, the teachers and the way how the topics were presented. Highly recommended!


Oct 04, 2017

Great Material. although the support by coursera was lacking and the students aren't getting answers to Qs. Also there are not enough assignments to complete the peer graded assignments.

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par George K

Jun 18, 2019

Great course. I have learnt many aspects of the European Union Law. Very useful and interestingly made. Also liked planning and structure of the course. Nice lecturers. Thank you!

par Marc T

Sep 29, 2017

Great introductory course for those wishing to understand the EU and European Business Law. I have always been curious how the EU was formed and how it is governed. Thank you

par Juan B

Jun 18, 2020

This course is a perfect tool to understand the fundamentals of the EU. The teachers are very clear and the lectures are very complete. Thank you Lund University and team!

par Волкова Т А

Apr 25, 2019

Very useful course for getting acquainted with European law. Clearly structured. Useful material for self-study. Very convenient to use links. Thank you very much!

par Анастасия Д

Oct 30, 2016

The course provides with a detailed overview on how the EU is functioning. If you intend to study the EU law, this course is very helpful to understand the basics.

par Vesna S

Oct 27, 2017

I am completely satisfied with this course. Excellent teachers, organization of content, as well as the reading materials. Thank you for your dedication!

par Andon T

Feb 07, 2016

This is a professional, detailed and enriching course that I, as a practitioner and legal adviser in the field of EU law, highly recommend. Well done!

par Hugues D O A

Oct 01, 2020

It is very useful and helps to understand the functioning of the European Union. Thanks, Lund University! I hope to visit the university soon!

par Atsushi H

Jun 29, 2017

Very understandable lecture. As a first step of understanding european politics and business, this course is consist of foundamental topics.

par Claire L

Mar 02, 2018

This course made me comfortable with the idea of taking a course from this university. And it inspired me to get my LL.M in Europe.

par Komarova L

May 14, 2020

Very good course for beginners! It took a wide observation of EU law and its structure as well as navigation among EU legislation.

par Edda M S

Mar 09, 2017

I got a great overview over the fundamentals of EU Business Law. Nice concise lectures with lecturers that captured my attention.

par Jana M

Jul 07, 2019

Excellent and well structured lectures which inspire you to go" digging" interesting reading material. Highly recommended.

par Tra M N P

Sep 25, 2017

very good course. The materials are interesting. The course provides to me an overview of EU business law fundametally.

par Sergei Z

May 15, 2017

The course is very systematic. It makes a big picture and a lot of details. Many thanks to the developers and teachers.

par Veranika K

May 22, 2020

All the information was delivered very clearly. The course is nicely organized and learnt easily. Thank you so much!

par Amisha S

May 28, 2020

It is an amazing course and I am glad I got a chance to study it from such an amazing college. Thank you coursera.

par Slim D

Feb 05, 2019

amazing really well made and very competent and professional lecturers thanks you very much for this opportunity

par Alexandre Z C

Jan 12, 2017

I really enjoyed studying with Lund University. I am specially satisfied by learning more about EU legal system.

par Javier C V

Jul 27, 2017

A great introductory course to the EU commercial policy and internal market from a juridical point of veiw

par Cyril T

May 30, 2019

Many thanks indeed, this course has been incredibly useful to get a grasp on the basics of the EU law!

par Ruikun S

Jul 02, 2017

Pretty clear and facinating lectures for those who want to have a brief overview on the system of EU

par Loura H

May 05, 2017

As non-EU lawyer,this course helps me to understand fundamental legal aspects in EU. Great course!

par Fe M D G C

Jun 22, 2020

This course is very helpful to my career in European business. Thank you Professors. Well done..

par Alina A

Feb 14, 2016

Thank you for your programme. It is designed to provide a compact but complete preparation.