The principle of homogeneity is probably the most important methodological principle in the EEA Agreement. It is intended to ensure that the legal structure and interpretation in the internal market extended by the three EFTA states Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway are as uniform as possible, i.e. homogeneous.
In practice, it has turned out that the concept of homogeneity is anything but clear. The spectrum ranges from an understanding of identity to, in part, major deviations. This is also reflected in the case law of the EFTA Court, which is by no means consistent with regard to homogeneity.
The aim of the research is
Project start: 2018