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Competition Law Online

52 weeks comprehensive up-to-date course on competition and antitrust law and policy.

Completely online
52 weeks
Weekly schedule
Learn when you have time


The 52-week course allows students to study competition law in small steps by spending no more than maximum 30 minutes on competition law. Each week You will receive readings on specific topics with up-to-date content, further and advanced level readings and interesting links and references to competition law sites, articles, videos and memes.

Main areas covered

  • History of antitrust and competition law in the European Union and the United States

  • Fundamental economics of antitrust law and competition policy

  • Defining the relevant market

  • Defining market power

  • Cartels

  • Horizontal agreements

  • Vertical agreements

  • Abuse of a dominant position - fundamentals

  • Exclusionary abuses

  • Exploitative abuses

  • Merger control

  • State aid law in the European Union

  • Unfair commercial practices in the European Union

  • Competition law, Digital Markets Act and Digital Services Act

  • Dark patterns

  • Dark patterns in EU law

Who should attend?

  • Every lawyer, who is a not a competition law expert already

  • Students taking competition law courses

  • Those who are interested in antitrust law and would like to read non-technical information on the matter


After completing the course, you will have a complete overview of the basic economic principles in antitrust and competition law and policy. You will also have a large amount of meticulously selected reading materials. The course will not give you a certificate issued by any higher-education institution, but you will receive a certificate if you complete all surveys in the weekly modules.

Dr. Pál Szilágyi, Ph.D., LL.M. (King's College London)

Director of the Competition Law Research Center and Associate Professor of Law and Political Science at Pázmány Péter Catholic University, where he teaches competition law & policy and European Union law. He obtained his law degree at PPKE JÁK, then obtained postgraduate diploma in European law at the University of Cambridge, competition law at King's College London, and an LL.M. in Competition Law degree at the latter institution. Pál is the program director of the PPKE JÁK competition law specialist training, the author of numerous domestic and foreign publications.



Experience with over 20.000. students of all level: graduate, post-graduate and docotral.