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European Court of Auditors

Syllabus of the Subject: European Court of Auditors (European Union).

  1. Introduction to the European Court of Auditors of the European Union
  2. Role of the European Court of Auditors

The objective of the Subject “European Court of Auditors” is to understand the role of the European Court of Auditors as the financial supervisor of the European Union.

Subject “European Court of Auditors” is part of the following programs:
  1. Doctorate: Europe
  2. E-learning Masters: Europe, International Business
  3. Course: Introduction to the EU

Languages of study English or Spanish Tribunal de Cuentas UE French Cour des comptes UE Portuguese Tribunal de Contas Europeu.

Sample of the subject - European Court of Auditors:
European Court of Auditors

Description of the Subject - European Court of Auditors:

In 1997, the European Union set up the European Court of Auditors to verify that the EU funds are used correctly and improve the financial management of the European Union.

  1. The European Court of Auditors acts as an “external auditor” of the EU, thus ensuring the interests of the EU taxpayers
  2. Any institution or person managing the EU funds has to be overseen by the European Court of Auditors
  3. It is important to note that the European Court of Auditors has no legal capacity
  4. The European Court of Auditors consists of one member from each EU country
  5. Its head office is in Luxembourg (Europe)

All the countries of the European Union (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, the United Kingdom (BREXIT), the Czech Republic, Romania, and Sweden) are members of the European Court of Auditors of the EU.

The European Court of Auditors of the EU belongs to the European Economic Area (Western Civilisation).



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