CLUE: Commercial law of the European Union

Project acronymCLUE

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Project duration01 September 2018 – 31 August 2021

The amount of the grant program Erasmus +: 21 168 euro

GrantholderVasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University, Ukraine

Project goalsTo provide an in-depth understanding of the nature of EU law and to explain its inter-relationship with national legal systems. This comprises the study of the EU’s basic principles of law, institutional architecture and decision-making procedures. The central theme of the course is the application of Commercial EU law.

Specific project objectives are:

  1. Promotion of European Union studies. Students will have possibility to learn a new course.
  2. Greater visibility of EU Commercial Law course at national level.
  3. Academic added value. Problems of legal regulation, the thoughts and ideas of practical lawyers and scientists concerning harmonization of Ukrainian Law to EU standards will be collected and published in a scientific journal, in university’s and regional mass media. The ways of harmonization of Ukrainian Commercial Law will be proposed.

Achieved Results:

  1. Publication of the results of the study on the harmonization of commercial law of Ukraine with the EU standards.
  2. Increased employment of graduates of the university in the field of legal services for corporate business (in particular, enterprises with foreign investments, enterprises oriented to consumers from the EU).
  3. Replenishment of the library fund with textbooks from Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Poland and Germany.

Excpected results:

  1. Publishing a Practical Guide (“Commercial Law of the EU”) in Ukrainian language.


  • Vasyl Stefanyk Precarpathian National University (Ukraine);
  • University of Gdansk (Poland);
  • Karl Franzens University (Austria);
  • Тrnava University (Slovakia);

Contact persons and project coordanator:
prof. Valentyna Vasylieva, Dean of Law Institute;
Oleksandr Kovalyshyn, assoc. prof.