General information

Module title European And Polish Agricultural Law
Language English
Module lecturer prof. UAM dr hab. Aneta Suchoń
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position Professor
Faculty Faculty of Law and Administration
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 30
USOS code 10-EPAL-w-erasm


Module aim (aims)

Cognitive and teaching aim: students gain knowledge about European and Polish Agricultural Law. Analysis of legislation; shaping the rules of proper and logical interpretation of the law and its skilful, practical use.

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

No specific pre-requisites concerning social skills and competences


Week 1:Genesis, evolution and objectives of the Common Agricultural Policy, Week 2: EU agricultural law, the sources of EU agricultural law, instruments of the common agricultural policy

Week 3: The system of direct payments

Week 4: Agricultural markets

Week 5: Rural Development Programme as the key instrument of rural development policy

Week 6: The Common Agricultural Policy and the Environment

Week 7: Public aids in agriculture

Week 8: The origin and development of European food law. General principles of food law - Reg. 178/2002. Agricultural Law and the food law.

Week 9: The concept of agricultural law. Basic definitions under the provisions of Polish law.

Week 10: Trade in agricultural property in Poland. Agricultural Property Agency Week 11: Agreement on agriculture: the agriculture lease agreement, the cultivation contract

Week 12: Co-operatives in agriculture and other forms of association of agricultural producers

Week 13: Systems of direct payments - Polish regulations

Week 14: The development of rural areas in Poland. Agency for Restructuring and Modernization of Agriculture

Week 15: Agricultural markets in Poland. Agricultural Market Agency

Reading list