Aims of the course and expected results - Knowledge and understanding of the subjects of the course. Students will be expected to demonstrate an adequate knowledge and understanding of EU competition policy and of the rules and principles which regulate the relationships between EU and national law (in particular, Italian law). - Ability to work with principles and provisions. Students will be expected to successfully apply the notions learnt during the course to practical cases, through the study of official documents of the EU and, in particular, the case-law of the European Court of Justice. - Independent judgment. Students will be expected to convincingly debate and put forward arguments with respect to the subjects of the course. - Legal terminology skills. Students will be expected to express the knowledge acquired during the course in a coherent, well-argued fashion as well as with proper legal terminology. - Ability to learn. Students will be expected to have acquired the basic skills to further develop and update their knowledge of EU competition law, by applying the legislative framework as well as the relevant case-law, also at a national level.