Summer School 2022
The 4th Summer School of the European Law Masters Alumni Association of the Law School of Athens (ELMAA) will take place in Corfu island from 25 to 29 July 2022.
WHAT IS IT
European Union Law
in Corfu Island
The Summer School is yearly organised in Corfu Island by ELMAA, in collaboration with the Ionian University of Corfu and the Corfu Bar Association. It covers a broad sphere of fields on EU law, this year being legal remedies before the EU courts, energy law, media regulation, tax law and translation & interpretation in the EU institutions. The Summer School’s main objective is to bring participants closer to EU law as well as to experts and colleagues of the field.
The 5 days of the Summer School
Courses on EU law
Courses are held in English every morning from 10:00 to 13:30 at the premises of the Ionian University.
Meeting other jurists
Participants get to meet colleagues from different countries during the courses and the Summer School's activites.
For those who chose to pay the participation fee that covers accommodation from Sunday 24 July to Friday 29 July, they will stay at the beautiful "Sunset Hotel Corfu". Its five 5 minute driving distance from the city will be covered by private bus hired by the Summer School.
Exploring the island
In afternoons, participants have free time to discover themselves the beauties of Corfu island. One beach day will be organised by the Summer School's organising team.
Tour of the city
A tour by a professional guide at the historical sites of the city and a presentation of the European history of the island is offered to the participants.
Corfu Island, Greece
Discussions with the Summer School's professors
Participants have the chance to meet in person and discuss with judges at the European Court of Justice, civil servants of the EU institutions and professors at European universities.
In between classes, participants take a 30 minutes coffee break to rest, discuss and enjoy a beverage and snacks.
Summer School’s professors
Stefanos Kardaras, Legal & strategy advisor to the Director General of Euratom, European Commission. Course on today’s role of the Euratom Treaty.
Michel Politis, Professor of legal, political and economic translation at the Ionian University of Corfu. Course on the translation of documents of the EU institutions.
Roberto Mastroianni, Judge at the General Court of the European Union and EU law professor at the University of Naples. Course on freedom of information and free movement of audiovisual services in EU law.
Spiridon Adamopoulos, interpreter at the European Court of Justice. Course on practical issues regarding the legal interpretation at the ECJ.
Alexandros Politis, lawyer, PhD candidate at University of Luxembourg. Course on preliminary references by national courts before the European Court of Justice [teaching together with Prof. Vasilios Christianos and Georgia Kelepouri].
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Who can apply
Young lawyers, postgraduate law students and (trainee) lawyers who wish to advance their knowledge in the field of European Union Law. Undergraduate law students and individuals with a specialization in other scientific fields are also welcome, as long as they provide adequate evidence that they can actively involve and benefit from attending the courses.
As courses will be held in English, working level knowledge of English is essential.
Please note that the number of places available is limited to 40. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis. Thus, early applications are highly encouraged since a first come, first served criterion will apply in conjunction with a quality assessment.
Application and registration fee
Interested applicants should fill in the application form until 10 June 2022. You can find the application form here.
Selected applicants will be informed via e-mail within 1-2 weeks after their application. They will also receive an invitation to transfer the registration fee to ELMAA’ s bank account. Please note that participation will not be ensured until the fee is paid.
There are two options regarding the registration fee:
Option 1: 250 Euros/person OR 220 Euros/person for ELMAA’s members in good standing. The fee covers the lectures, a 5-night accommodation in Sunset Hotel Corfu (in double rooms), breakfast at the hotel, transportation from the hotel to the Summer School’s premises, coffee breaks and a tour at the city by a professional guide.
Option 2: 100 Euros/person OR 60 Euros/person for ELMAA’s members in good standing. The fee covers the lectures, coffee breaks and a tour by a professional guide. Thus, no accomodation, breakfast and transportation are included.
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