Summer Abroad: Law and Business in the European Union

Catalog No.: 923

Course Description:

The program in Vienna offers students a unique opportunity to learn more about international business issues within a European framework. Students will receive a comprehensive overview of European Union Law, and lectures on current developments, including
“Brexit”, of critical importance to American investors. Lectures will be given by top experts at the University of Vienna Faculty. of Law.
Students will visit the Austrian Parliament and the Supreme Court where further issues will be discussed. Students will engage in a general study of the Austrian legal system and comparative studies between the civil and common law systems. The course then shifts its focus to European Union law, covering its sources, framework and fundamental principles. Classes run for three weeks, and most are held in the mornings. They meet either at the law school of the University of Vienna or at the Austrian National Defense Academy, where participants may choose to stay. Students will have full use of the law library and other facilities at the University of Vienna School of Law. Both the School of Law and the National Defense Academy are located in the historic center of Vienna.

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