Courses
EU MIGRATION LAW AND POLICY
 
BASIC INFORMATION ABOUT THE COURSE

EU Migration Law and Policy Leaflet

 
TIME AND VENUE
Mondays at 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, lecture room no. IV, ground floor (unless changes are provided in advance of the class)
 
LECTURER
 
READING 
1) S. Peers, EU Justice and Home Affairs law, Oxford, 2011
2) S. Peers, E. Guild, D. Acosta, K. Groenendijk and V. M. Lax (eds.), EU Immigration and Asylum Law (Text and Commentary): Second Revised Edition, Vol. 1 and 2, Brill, 2012
3) K. Hailbronner (ed.), EU Immigration and Asylum Law, Beck, Munich, 2010
 

 

USEFUL SITES OF SPECIFIC ORGANISATIONS:
 
 
COURSE REQUIREMENTS
1) Take-home open-book essay - 60% of the grade - PLEASE READ THE INSTRUCTIONS HERE!
2) 1-page comment of a current development/news in the area of EU migration and asylum law (it should contain the link to the piece of news and your views based on legal and policy argumentation) - 20% of the grade
2) Regular attendance and class participation - 20% of the grade
 
 
 
 

LIST OF UNITS AND SPECIFIC READING MATERIALS FOR EACH UNIT

Unit 1 – Introduction

Monday, 15 October, 10.00 am, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)

Learning objectives:
Get to know each other, get an overview of the course requirements and topics to be covered during the course.
Discuss the dynamics of EU migration discourse and its gradual politicization and securitisation. Understand the main issues that influence the development and integration of the relevant topics (migration, asylum, visa, residence and faimily reunification of third country nationals, etc.) into EU law. Become aware of the sensitivity of these topics and the need to balance human rights protection and state interestes. Become exposed to relevant terminology and different perspectives of the problems in the area of EU migration and aylum law and policy by watching the ECRE documentary on refugees "How Much Further".
 
                                                                                                                                                                                                        
Materials:

 

 

UNITS 2 & 3 - Institutional Framework of EU migration and asylum law & Dublin

Monday, 22 & 29 October 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)

Learning objectives:
Learn and understand the institutional framework and evoluation of EU migration and asylum law. Discuss challenges associated with it and the policy, political and social issues surrounding it.                                         
 
Materials: 
  • Ppt presenation distributed in class
Please read before class:

                                                                                                                                                 

 

UNIT 4 - The Dublin Regulation and the Western Balkans Route

Monday, 5 November 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)

Learning objectives:

Learn and understand the functioning of the EU asylum system; undersand the Dublin system establishing the criteria and mechanisms for determining the Member State responsible for examining an application for international protection logded in one of the Member States by a third-country national or a stateless person; discuss the Dublin Regulation in the context of the recent refugee inflows and the Western Balkans route.                                              

 

Materials: 

  • Ppt presentation distributed in class

Please read before class:

Additional reading:

 

Please skim through before class:

Dublin III (Recast)                                                                                                     

 

THERE IS NO CLASS ON 12 NOVEMBER DUE TO THE EXAM WEEK AT THE FACULTY OF LAW

 

UNIT 5 - EU Response to Refugee Inflows

Monday, 19 November 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)

Learning objectives:                                                                                                                                    
Learn and understand the mechanisms the EU has undertaken as a response to the refugee influx in the past several years, in particular the EU-Turkey Statement, the Relocation Decisions and the infringement proceedings against the Member States that are violating their EU asylum law obligations. Problematize the alignment of the EU-Turkey Statement with the EU and international refugee standards.                                                                                   
 
Materials:
  • Ppt presentation to be distributed in class
Please read before class:

Additional reading:

                                                                                                      

 

 

UNIT 6 - The Definition of the Term "Refugee" & the Application of the Charter of of Fundamental Rights

Monday, 26 November 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)

 Learning objectives:

 Learn and understand who qualifies as a refugee in EU law, the elements of this definition and the difference with the   subsidiary protection status. Understand the relationship between, on one side,  the international protection status  awarded in the EU  pursuant to the provisions of the EU Qualification Directive, and on the other side, the Geneva 

Materials:

  • Ppt presentation to be distributed in class
Please read before class:
  • Joined Cases C-199-201/12 - Press Release X, Y & Z
  • Joined Cases C-148-150/13 - Press Release A, B & C
  • Case C-473/16 F - Press Release F

Also please read this case related to the application of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the EU:

Please skim through before class:  

 

UNIT 7 - External Border Control and Abolition of Internal Border Controls

Monday, 3 December 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)

Learning objectives:
Learn and understand the functioning of the Schengen system by looking at the relevant Treaty provisions and Regulation 562/2006 (Schengen Borders Code); understand the entry conditions to the Schengen territory for TCNs. Learn and understand the functioning of the Schengen system by looking at the Schengen Evaluation Mechanism, EBCG and other mechanisms enabling the external borders control. Get acquainted with EUROSUR. Discuss relevant cases of the Court of Justice of the European Union related to Schenge.
 
Materials:
 
I) Please read before class:
Cases:
2) CJEU Case C-278/12 PPU Adil         
 
Other materials (please skim through):
 
Background optional reading

                                                                                                                                                                                 


UNIT 8 - Immigration for Purposes of Work and Study

Monday, 10 December 2018, 10.00, Ćrilometodska 4, classroom no. IV

Learning objectives:
Learn and understand the scope of rights granted by EU law to third-counry nationals for purposes of work and study.
 
Please read before class:
 
 
Please skim through before class (optional):

                                                                                                    

 

 

UNIT 9 - Family reunification of Union Citizens with Third-County Nationals

Monday, 17 December 2018, 10.00, Ćrilometodska 4, classroom no. IV

Learning objectives:

Understand the status of third-country national family members of EU citizens according to the case-law of the Court of Justice, Treaty provisions and Directive 2004/38 on the right of citizens of the Union and their family members to move and reside freely within the territory of the Member States.

 

  Materials:
  • Additional materials to be distributed in class

 

 PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CASES :

    

 - Books (listed in the alternative):

  • P. Craig and G. de Burca, EU Law, OUP, Oxford, 2003; pp. 739-744
  • C. Barnard, The Substantive Law of the EU, OUP, Oxford, 2005.; pp. 284-290  
                                                                                                                                                

 

UNIT 10 - Family reunification of Third-County Nationals

Monday, 14 January 2018, 10.00, Ćrilometodska 4, classroom no. IV

 
 
Learning objectives:
Learn and understand the family reunification rights of third-country nationals.                                                                          
                                                                                
 
Please skim through before class:
 
 
                                                                                                                                                                                 

 

UNIT 11 - TBC: Guest lecturer Prof. Ksenija Turkovic, Judge, European Court of Human Rights

Topic and the exact timing to be confirmed

Monday, 21 January 10.00, Cirilometodska 4, classroom no. IV (ground floor)


 

 

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