What's included?

The principles of good administration in the EU and Sweden

The first semester of this programme is divided into two courses. The first course covers the definition of the principles of good administration as developed within EU law and with the application of these principles by the European institutions and public officers. The other course provides in-depth knowledge and understanding of the EU and the principles of good administration in various policy fields, highlighting the way in which EU law and its application in these fields has impacted national law and its application.

The second semester is dedicated to a 30-credit Master’s dissertation, which deals with a specific European legal act and its influence on the Swedish legal order, with a focus on the principles of good administration.

Semester 1

Principles of Good Administration in the EU; Good Adminsitration in the EU and the national practice

Semester 2

Master dissertation

Course design

The programme includes lectures, guest lectures, seminars, and study visits, and has compulsory written and oral assignments, including seminar reports and case descriptions must be done. Some of these assignments or on an individual basis, while others are done as a group. For the dissertation, there are individual and group supervisory seminars, and you will participate in the peer review of your own and others’ work.