QLLM193 Free Movement of Persons in the European Union (Sem 2)
This module examines the rules concerning the free movement of Union citizens and their families in the European Union. It traces the evolution of these rules from their economic origins to their current conceptualisation as citizenship rights. The first half of the module will provide a detailed analysis of the general framework of EU internal migration rights. In the second half, we will consider the application of these rules in particular situations or to particular categories of individuals (eg: professionals, students, patients, posted workers).
The module aims to equip student with a solid knowledge of the legal principles relating to the free movement of persons within the European Union and raise the awareness of students to the legal, political and ethical challenges posed by the movement of individuals within the European Union as well as critically evaluate the role played by the EU institutions (in particular the Court of Justice of the European Union) in the development of the law in this area.
Mode of Assessment:
2.15 hour written examination