The central themes of the course are:
- European integration, as expressed in the EU- and EC Treaties, and the rule of law;
- main features of the Common Market and its impact on the European integration;
- important areas of community competence, supporting the Common Market;
- sources of national and international law and the civil and human rights;
- the EC legal system in relation to crime and punishment;
- holders of official position and their authority;
- legal rights of the individual.