Course Title : European Criminal Law
Code Course
Credits ECTS
LAW 334-1 D 5 3 0 0 3.00 4
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description The course will consist of presenting the whole criminal norms (materials, procedural and penitentiary) common to some of the European countries that were created in order to successfully combat crime, especially organized crime.
Objectives The student will become familiar with the entirety of the criminal norms common to some of the countries of Europe.
Course Outline
1European Criminal Law, an evident need - The relative unity of European criminal law - The priority of European law over national rights - Preservation of national legislations versus the European rights
2Criminal Law of the Council of Europe
3Major Mutual Aid: Extradition
4Conventions with regard to certain types of offenses - Conventions on Crime Against Person European Conventions in connection with the Traffic - Violations European Conventions in connection with acts violating the fundamental human rights
5European Convention on the purchase and possession of Firearms - Conventions on Economic Crime - Convention on Criminality and its Optional Protocol - Conventions on Terrorism
6Criminal Law of the European Convention of Human Rights - Jurisdiction of Human Rights
7Content of Human Rights
8Midterm Exam
9Procedural Rights
10Criminal Law of the European Union
11A real unity of resources: Respect for the Fundamental Rights General Criminal Law - Special Criminal Law - Criminal procedure
12Effects of Community law over the national criminal law
13Abandoning the pillars structure and similar issues
14Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
15Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union
16Final Exam
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Acquaintance with the entirety of the criminal norms common to some of the countries of Europe
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Term Projects00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
Total Workload
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14228
Assignments 070
Midterms 188
Final examination 11010
Other 000
Total Work Load 94
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 3.76

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