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European Energy Law

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Learning outcomes of course unit

The students have a fundamental knowledge about the historical development of the laws of network-based energy. They are able to understand and apply the term “policy analysis” based on the example of the European energy policy. They are in a position to coherently present and respectively outline the emergence and further development of the European internal market for energy. They have a detailed knowledge of the contents and implementation measures of the acceleration directives of the internal electricity and gas market. They can clearly explain the international energy policy by using the Kyoto-Protocol.

prerequisites and co-requisites

not applicable

course contents

Energy policy as an example for policy analysis: participants, institutions, regimes
Overview of the “historical network-based energy law“: monopoly, demarcation, exclusive rights, vertical integration
Internal energy market
Internal electricity market directive and internal gas market directive
International energy policy using the example of the Kyoto-Protocol

recommended or required reading

- Mittendorfer, F., Weber, St.: Public Private Partnerships, Wien, Orac Verlag, 2004
- Griller, St., Holoubek, M.: Europäisches und öffentliches Wirtschaftsrecht I, Wien-New York, Springer Verlag, 2003

assessment methods and criteria

Exam, Paper, short reports

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

not applicable

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Mag. Gerd Stuhlmacher

year of study


recommended optional program components

not applicable

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type of course unit


mode of delivery

in-class course

work placement(s)

not applicable