Summer School “The EU area of freedom, security and justice”, July 1-3, 2017
Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, University of Macedonia, Thessaloniki, Greece
The Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence, in collaboration with the Jean Monnet Chair of the Democritus University of Thrace organize a summer school entitled “The EU area of freedom, security and justice”, that will take place in July 1-3, at the Conference Room of the University of Macedonia.
The academy will last 3 days and the official language will be English. The tuition fees is 190 euros for early bird registrations (before May 25th) and 240 euros for late registration.
Special University Student fees apply: 130 euros for early and 190 euros for late registration, respectively.
The course leader of the summer school is Associate Professor Dr. Despoina Anagnostopoulou, the Academic Director of the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence and the faculty included highly achieved academics and researchers from various institutions from Greece and the EU.
The Summer School is built around 5 axes, namely a) the structure and evolution of the AFSJ, b) European Citizenship Rights in the AFSJ, c) Schengen, Migration and Asylum Policy, d) EU Security and Police Cooperation and e) Civil and Criminal Justice in the EU.
The first issue will be analyzed by Michail Chrysomallis, Associate Professor at the Law School of the Democritus University of Thrace and Director of the Jean Monnet Chair. The second topic will be presented by Despina Anagnostopoulou, Associate Professor at the Department of International and European Studies of the University of Macedonia. The migration policy issues will be addressed by Vasileios Hatzopoulos, Professor at the Department of Social Administration and Political Science of the Democritus University of Thrace, as well as Visiting Professor at the College of Europe in Brugges. The crucial issue of the asylum policies will be the topic of presentation of Ioannis Papageorgiou, Assistant Professor at the Department of Political Science of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Dr Nikolaos Gaitenidis, Head of the Jean Monnet Constitutional Values Observatory of the University of Macedonia, will teach the topic “EU police cooperation within the EU”, while Dr. Revecca Pedi, post-doc researcher of the Institute of International, Defence and European Analysis at the University of Macedonia, will speak about the security policies and the role of small states.
The EU international private law will be presented by Miguel Gardenes-Santiago, Tenured Professor of the
Autonomous University of Barcelona. Dr. Athina Giannakoula, a fellow of the Law School of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will analyse EU Criminal Law issues.
Two (2) scholarships will be granted after reaching 20 registrations, to participants of high academic profile, and a 10% fees reduction is possible for combined registrations of 2 participants, while a 20% reduction is possible for combined registrations of 3 participants.
The summer school is primarily addressed to: a) University Students of graduate and undergraduate level, b) Public officials working primarily in the field of EU integration, c) Lawyers, judges, journalists, social and political scientists and other professionals from non-governmental organizations and think-tanks who wish to enhance their skills and knowledge on the AFSJ.
Teaching sessions will take place on:
Saturday, July 1st: 10:30 am – 18:30 pm
Sunday, July 2nd: 15:00 pm – 21:45 pm
Monday, July 3rd: 15:00 – 22:00 pm
Certificates of Attendance will be issued for all participants. A Graduation Certificate will be awarded to those passing a multiple choice examination, while 2 Extra-curricular ECTS will be granted to those passing a multiple choice exam by the University of Macedonia.