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.

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 first article and find out how to submit your post here.

Frans Timmermans at the School of Transnational Governance

Mr. Frans Timmermans, First Vice-President of the European Commission and European Commissioner for Better Regulation, Interinstitutional Relations, the Rule of Law and the Charter of Fundamental Rights, will be at the EUI on Friday, 7 June. He will participate in a High Level Policy Dialogue on 'The Rule of Law and the European Union', organised by the School of Transnational Goverance.  The First Vice-President's keynote address will be livestreamed at 9:30 a.m..

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

euandi 2019 Voting App reached more than one million users


The Robert Schuman Centre reports that the voting app 'euandi 2019', developed by a team of academics at the EUI and the University of Lucerne, reached over 1.28 million users prior to the European Parliament elections on 26 May. The app provided users with information on 272 political parties across Europe, and suggested matches based on on preferences across 22 questions.



From Maastricht to Brexit: democracy, constitutionalism and citizenship in the EU

by Richard Bellamy and Dario Castiglione

Ever since Maastricht, the democratic legitimacy of the EU has been a key concern of policy makers, citizens and academics alike. This issue is essentially a normative one. This collection of articles maps the intellectual and scholarly debates that have shaped our understanding and our expectations of the EU’s possible futures.

The Human Rights City: New York, San Francisco, Barcelona

by Michele Grigolo

This book tracks the genesis, institutionalisation and implementation of human rights in cities, focussing on New York, San Francisco and Barcelona. Touching also upon matters such as women’s rights, LGBT rights and migrant rights, The Human Rights City emphasises how human rights can serve urban justice but also a neoliberal practice of the city. This volume is the published version of Grigolo's 2009 doctoral thesis in SPS.

EU Law beyond EU Borders

Edited by Marise Cremona and Joanne Scott

This book addresses the global reach of EU law across a range of policy areas. The authors argue that this reach shapes the EU's external identity and its relations with other legal regimes, both enabling and constraining the EU's external action. The volume is based on the eponymous specialised courses held during the Law of the European Union summer course at the Academy of European Law in July 2016.

Bridging the Gaps: Linking research to public debates and policy-making on migration and integration

edited by Martin Ruhs, Kristof Tamas and Joakim Palme

This book, available in open access, provides a unique combination of scholarly research and personal experience from a group of experts and specialists in migration and integration policies, as well as media studies and public opinion. Contributors to the volume  explore the interplay between social science research, public debates, and policy-making in the area of international migration and integration.