September programme now online

New researchers and fellows arriving for the 2019/20 academic year are invited to consult the September programme, now online. The September programme provides the complete schedule for registration and introductory activities for each department and programme.

New faculty join the EUI

The Institute welcomes the five new full-time professors joining the faculty at the beginning of September. Professors Martijn Hesselink and Neha Jain will take up posts in the Department of Law, while the Department of Political and Social Sciences welcomes Professors Miriam Golden and Arnout Van de Rijt. The Department of History and Civilization will be joined by Professor Giorgio Riello.

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.

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 fathers and mothers of consumer law and policy in Europe: the foundational years 1950-1980

In 2017, Hans-W. Micklitz invited the most influential figures in the development of consumer law across Europe to a conference on the historical evolution of the field. This volume is the fruit of that conference. More than 20 national-level and European experts--the 'mothers and fathers' of consumer law--provided individual commentary and participated in a concluding round-table discussion. The proceedings are available in open access both as a published book and via audio files.

The dynamics of regional migration governance

edited by Andrew Geddes, Marcia Vera Espinoza, Leila Hadj-Abdou, and Leiza Maricel Brumat

This book analyses the dynamics of regional migration governance and accounts for why, how and with what effects states cooperate with each other in diverse forms of regional grouping on aspects of international migration, displacement and mobility. The book develops a framework for analysis of comparative regional migration governance to support a distinct and truly global approach accounting for regional developments around the world.

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.