Ben Alaya v Bundesrepublik Deutschland – WLR Daily

Posted September 11th, 2014 in law reports by sally

Ben Alaya v Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Case C-491/13 ECLI:EU:C:2014:2187); [2014] WLR (D) 388

‘Article 12 of Council Directive 2004/114/EC of 13 December 2004 on the conditions of admission of third-country nationals for the purposes of studies, pupil exchange, unremunerated training or voluntary service (OJ 2004 L375, p 12) meant that a member state was obliged to admit to its territory a third-country national who wished to stay for more than three months in that territory for study purposes, where that national met the conditions for admission exhaustively listed in articles 6 and 7 of the Directive and provided that the member state did not invoke against that person one of the grounds expressly listed by the Directive as justification for refusing a residence permit.’

WLR Daily, 10th September 2014