Course on EU Law at the Institute for European Global Studies


"Contemporary Issues of EU Law: An Interdisciplinary Assessment" is the title of the next course of continuing education at the Institute for European Global Studies. The course takes place from January 30 to February 11, 2017. Application deadline is January 4, 2017.

The CAS course "Contemporary Issues of EU Law: An Interdisciplinary Assessment" is offered as a two-week intensive program. It will familiarize participants with the foundations of EU law and cover topics such as EU assocation law and the economics and politics of EU law. The course also takes up current events by discussing legal aspects of the Euro Crisis, free trade agreements, migration and Brexit. The course is designed for legal experts and practitioners dealing with EU Law or specializing in European affairs who want to learn more about about the current state of affairs beyond the letter of the law.

Further information on the course can be found here.

Contemporary Issues of EU Law: Course Overview
: Institute for European Global Studies, University of Basel, Switzerland
: January 30 to February 11, 2017
Tuition Fee
: CHF 5'900.-
Application Deadline: December 20, 2016
Admission Criteria: Diploma of higher education (BA or equivalent), good English
Academic Director: Prof. Dr. Ralph Weber
Study Coordinator: Laura Elias
Contact: mas-euro(at)

For qualified applicants who cannot afford the tuition fee, we offer grants of 3.000 CHF. Please take a look at the grants application form for further information.

The Institute for European Global Studies at the University of Basel is a Swiss institute analyzing the development of Europe from a global perspective. We offer holistic research and teaching on all the contemporary and historical issues of Europe and the European community.

The Institute's comprehensive continuing education program for professionals is designed for those wishing to deepen their knowledge and understanding of Europe from an interdisciplinary point of view. The CAS courses are taught by University professors and leading experts in politics, law and economy. Participants of the Institute's programmes prepare for a future in European Politics, Law or Economics by experiencing the exceptionally strong in-house research environment and small learning groups from 13-18 people. They also benefit from the Institute's extensive network of partner institutes throughout the world.