NOTARO N. - European Environmental Law and Policy (25h)

Professor: N. NOTARO

The focus of this seminar will be on the rationale for the development of European and International environmental law, its origins, objectives, principles, legal basis, instruments and actors. Relevant links with other EU policy areas, such as the internal market, will also be addressed. The course will cover, inter alia, flagship EU Regulations and Directives in the fields of nature protection, water, air, chemicals, climate change, waste, industrial installations, as well as major case law of the European Court of Justice.

Upon completion of the course, students will be expected to have a good understanding of the functioning of EU environment law and policy, its links with international as well as national law and basic knowledge in its main areas. They should also have improved their analytical and presentational skills.

It covers The policy framework; Climate change and air quality; Biodiversity, water and marine; Chemicals and waste and Industrial emissions - Horizontal instruments.

Academic year
2022 - 2023
Second semester
Course type
ECTS Points