Academy of European Law (ERA)

Summer Course on European Environmental Law

Objective This five-day summer course will provide a thorough introduction to EU environmental law. Lectures coupled with case studies, workshop and quiz sessions will offer a comprehensive overview of EU environmental legislation and policy as well as of CJEU case law. Key topics Origins, principles and sources of EU environmental law EU environmental law-making Implementation and enforcement of EU environmental law Public participatory rights Substantive legislation: nature and species protection, water protection, air pollution, waste management, climate change and energy law Cross-cutting topics: environmental impact assessment, industrial emissions directive, environmental liability, procedural rights Workshop and case-study analysis on various topics.

Lawyers in private practice, regulatory authorities and public administration seeking a solid introduction to European environmental law.