CIVICA selected for pilot phase of European Universities project

CIVICA, an alliance of seven universities from across Europe, including the EUI, has been selected by the European Commission for the pilot phase of the European Universities initiative. Also called the European University of Social Sciences, CIVICA will implement an ambitious array of activities at all university levels on themes as diverse as challenges to democracy, societies in transition, crises of the earth, Europe revisited and data driven technologies in the social sciences. Read the joint press release here.

Now live: EUIdeas

The Institute has launched EUIdeas, the first EUI-wide blog to feature the work of faculty, fellows, researchers, and research associates from our academic community. The blog will offer analyses and commentary on social, political, legal, and economic issues. Read the blog and find out how to submit your post here.

Annual Conferring Ceremony

The European University Institute's Annual Conferring Ceremony takes place on Friday, 14 June, at 15:00. 77 alumni from the departments of Economics, History, Law and Political and Social Sciences have returned to the Institute to participate in the event. The Institute will also award honoris causa doctorates to legal scholar Christine Chinkin and economist Per Krusell. Baroness Onora O'Neill will deliver the keynote address. All participants must register; the event will be livestreamed on the EUI website.

European Journal of Legal Studies

The Spring 2019 issue of the European Journal of Legal Studies (EJLS) is now online. This edition comprises engaging academic articles written in the areas of European and international law, as well as informative book reviews on various legal topics. EJLS is an open access law journal edited by researchers in the EUI Law Department. All articles may be downloaded free of charge



The European Commission 1986-2000: History and memories of an institution

edited by Eric Bussière, Piers Ludlow, Federico Romero, Dieter Schlenker Vincent Dujardin and Antonio Varsori

In this volume, the third in a series, more than 50 scholars examine the most significant activities, challenges and achievements of the European Commission between 1986 and 2000. The period was especially dynamic, seeing the completion of the internal market, economic and monetary union, and the opening up of the EU to countries of central and eastern Europe after the fall of the Berlin wall. The book is available in open access.

European Parliament ascendant: parliamentary strategies of self-empowerment in the EU

edited by Adrienne Héritier, Katharina Meissner, Catherine Moury and Magnus Schoeller

This book provides a systematic and comparative analysis of the European Parliament’s formal and informal empowerment since the Treaty of Rome in the areas of legislation, the budget, and the investiture of the executive. It also takes a close look at the EP's role in the highly politicised policy areas of economic and monetary governance and EU trade agreements.

EU external migration policies in an era of global mobilities: Intersecting policy universes

edited by Sergio Carrera, Leonhard Den Hertog, Marion Pamozzon and Dora Kostakopoulou

This volume examines cooperation in EU external migration and asylum policies with third states. The 15 chapters are based on problem-driven research and seek to develop bottom-up, policy-oriented solutions while taking into account global, EU-based and local perspectives, and the shifting universes of EU migration, border and asylum policies.

America and Romania in the Cold War: a differentiated détente

by Paschalis Pechlivanis

This volume, a published EUI thesis in History, examines the US foreign policy of differentiation towards the socialist regimes of Eastern Europe, as it was applied to Ceausescu's Romania from 1969 to 1980. The book is interesting for scholars of Cold War Studies, US foreign policy, Eastern European politics, and international relations.