Syllabus query

Academic Year/course: 2017/18

429 - Degree in Public Management and Administration

29012 - Local, Urban and Environmental Law

Syllabus Information

Academic Year:
29012 - Local, Urban and Environmental Law
Faculty / School:
228 - Facultad de Empresa y Gestión Pública
429 - Degree in Public Management and Administration
Subject Type:

5.1. Methodological overview

The learning process of this subject is based on…

The subject Special Administrative Law includes theorical classes, case studies, work with electronic resources, reading of judgments and papers and autonomous work of the student.

The method adopts the following strategies:

1. To do that the student is a copartner of the learning process that demostrate that participants are able to continue learning on their own after the class has ended.

2. To train in social and ethical values.

3. To train in quality, to promote education based on active and participative methods.

5.2. Learning tasks

The student will be helped to achieve these aims by the following activities….

The teachers used the technique of the master class to introduce students to the fundamental principles of the subject matter and in others, activities based on the student's personal work consisting of reading and preparation of texts, in implementing theoretical knowledge to practical cases, etc. Also possible that teachers indicate to students the materials to be read and work previously, to carry out a theoretical class or practice of dialogue and interactive way, which can be formulated by the students themselves questions, issues and problems arising.

5.3. Syllabus


I. Environmental Law

Lesson 1. Introduction to Environmental Law. Historic development and principles of European Union.

Lesson 2. Access to information, public participation in decision-making and access to justice in environmental matters. Environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage.

Lesson 3. Assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment. Assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment. Assessment of ambient air quality.

Lesson 4. Financial support mechanisms as a means of promoting sustainable development. Community eco-management and audit scheme (EMAS). EU Ecolabel.

Lesson 5. Environmental  administrative offences and criminal offences

II. Urban development planning Law

Lesson 6. Introduction to planning and building Law.

Lesson 7. Urban planning.

Lesson 8. Landed property.

Lesson 9. The implementation of urban planning.

Lesson 10. The building and the equipments.

Lesson 11. Protection of planning and building

III. Local Government Law

Lesson 12. History and current events in level local. Local self-government in the Spanish Constitution.

Lesson 13. Local legal system.

Lesson 14. Land and population of the municipality.

Lesson 15. Municipal system of organization. Municipal competencies.

Lesson 16. Spanish province. System of organization. Competencies. Programmes in cooperation with the municipalities.

Lesson 17. Other local entities.

Lesson 18. Functioning of the local government.

Lesson 19. Public sector contracts and public goods in local level.

Lesson 20. Interadministrative relationships. Monitoring and supervisoring role by other levels of government and by courts.

5.4. Course planning and calendar

Schedule of meetings and presentation of works

The calendar of the theoretical and practical activities will be published on the electronic platform of the subject. The notices relating to assessment will published on the Message Board of the electronic platform (Moodle).



Practice sessions






Autonomous work


5.5. Bibliography and recommended resources

[BB: Basic bibliography / BC: Complementary bibliography]

BB Fernández Rodríguez, Tomás-Ramón : Manual de derecho urbanístico / Tomás-Ramón Fernández . - 24ª ed. Cizur Menor (Navarra) : Civitas, 2016
BB López Ramón, Fernando. Lecciones de derecho urbanístico aragonés / Fernando López Ramón . - 1ª ed. Cizur Menor (Navarra) : Civitas, 2011
BB Lora-Tamayo Vallvé, M. (Dir.. Manual de Derecho Local / Marta Lora-Tamayo Vallvé. 3ª ed. Madrid : Iustel, 2015
BB Lozano Cutanda, Blanca. Administración y legislación ambiental : Actualizado y adaptado al EEES / Blanca Lozano Cutanda, Juan-Cruz Alli Turrillas . 9ª ed. Madrid : Dykinson, 2016
BC Lecciones y materiales para el estudio del derecho administrativo. T. VI, Ordenación del territorio, urbanismo y medio ambiente / Luis Martín Rebollo ... [et al.] ; coordinación, Tomás Cano Campos. 1ª ed. Madrid : Iustel, 2009