3 ECTS credits
75 h study time

Offer 1 with catalog number 8020272GER for all students in the 2nd semester at a (G) Postgraduate - preliminary level.

2nd semester
Enrollment based on exam contract
Grading method
Grading (scale from 0 to 20)
Can retake in second session
Taught in
Faculty of Social Sciences & SolvayBusinessSchool
ES Academische eenheid
Educational team
Decaan ES (course titular)
Activities and contact hours
15 contact hours Lecture
Course Content

The course covers the following topics:

  • Basic principles of  competition law and policy
  • Monopoly agreements and its regulation in China
  • Abuse of dominant position and its regulation in China
  • Concentration of undertakings and its regulation in China
  • Administrative monopoly and  its regulation in China
  • Debate on typical cases
Course material
Course text (Recommended) : Chinese Competition Policy
Additional info

Articles on the Chinese competition policy will be disseminated during class.

(!) The teaching and assessment format of this course is subject to change if the minimum number of students isn’t reached.

Learning Outcomes

General Competences

This course aims at giving the student a thorough understanding of Chinese competition policy (especially Chinese anti-monopoly law). It starts with introducing some basic principles of competition law and policy, and then the focus will be on the case of China, in particular:

  • how Chinese competition law and policy influences the global economy
  • how anti-competitive cases be dealt with in China
  • how Chinese competition policy interwines with Chinese economic restructuring
  • how to undertake competition compliance in China


The final grade is composed based on the following categories:
Other Exam determines 100% of the final mark.

Within the Other Exam category, the following assignments need to be completed:

  • Paper with a relative weight of 100 which comprises 100% of the final mark.

Additional info regarding evaluation

(!) The teaching and assessment format of this course is subject to change if the minimum number of students isn’t reached.

Allowed unsatisfactory mark
The supplementary Teaching and Examination Regulations of your faculty stipulate whether an allowed unsatisfactory mark for this programme unit is permitted.

Academic context

This offer is part of the following study plans:
Postgraduate Certificate Economic Diplomacy: Standaard traject
Postgraduate Certificate International Trade and Investment: Standaard traject
Postgraduate Certificate Flagship Programme in Economic Diplomacy and International Business: Standaard traject