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European Contract Law (Compulsory)

The aim of the course is to cover the main issues related to European Contract Law. The material is structured in two parts. The first part examines the existing Contract Law at the EU level. Initiallywe analyze the importance of primary EU law for the Law of Contracts. The course then focuses on landmark legislation of secondary EU law in the field of contracts, such as Directives 93/13 on unfair terms of contract, 2000/31 on e-commerce, 2011/83 on consumer rights, 2019/770 on contracts for the supply of digital content and digital services and 2019/771 on the sale of goods. In the second part, the course focuses on selected legal institutions and subject matters, such as pre-contractual liability, contract design and drafting, contractual interpretation, contract validity, contract fulfillment and breach of contractual obligations, which are examinedusing a comparative analysis on the basis of national laws, taking into account PECL and DCFR.

Aristotle University of Thessaloniki

Faculty of Law  

Campus, 54124

Secretariat of the Faculty of Law 

Christos Zois 

Tel: +30 2310 996510
Fax: +30 2310 995272