This textbook is the English translation and revised edition of Recht van de Europese Unie.
The law of the European Union is an important part of the legal systems of all its member states, but it has implications far beyond the shores of Europe. As a result, most law faculties inside and outside Europe offer one or more EU law courses.
European Union Law. A Textbook provides a broad overview of the main aspects of the law of the European Union. It is aimed both at beginning and advanced students who will find this book a useful guide to the law of the European Union. The many references, both to primary and secondary sources, and the analysis and reflections offered throughout the book in clearly marked textboxes will aid the more advanced student and scholar of EU law in their studies.
This textbook deals with:
• the basic principles underlying the EU legal order,
• the institutions of the Union,
• legal protection in EU law,
• the law on market integration,
• EU competition law,
• the law on economic and monetary union,
• EU external law and policy,
• a contextual history of European integration.
In addition to providing an overview of the law of the European Union, the book also covers the implications of the European sovereign debt crisis, Brexit, the COVID-19 pandemic, digital markets and many more current topics that shape EU law.