Summer break

The European University Institute, including the Library and the Historical Archives of the European Union, will be closed for summer break from 8 - 23 August, inclusive. All buildings and parking areas will be closed during this period. The Institute will reopen and resume activities and services on Monday, 24 August.

EUI and EUISS enhance collaboration on peace and security

The European University Institute (EUI) has signed a new partnership agreement with the Paris-based European Union Institute for Security Studies (EUISS). The EUISS is the European Union’s Agency analysing foreign, security and defence policy issues, as well as strengthening the foresight and networking capacity in external action. Read more here.

2020 Media Pluralism Monitor

The Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom at the Robert Schuman Centre has released the new Media Pluralism Monitor (MPM2020). The 2020 Media Pluralism Monitor confirms mounting harassment against journalists, increasing economic uncertainty for media outlets, and evidence that the online media sphere fails to reinforce pluralism. Read the full report here.

EDMO presents executive and advisory boards


The newly-launched European Digital Media Observatory (EDMO) has announced the members of its executive and advisory boards. EDMO will be led and chaired by STG Professors Miguel Poiares Maduro and Madeleine de Cock Buning. Read more about the experts leading the project here.

Being European: The need for higher education leadership

The Presidents of the partner institutions of CIVICA - The European University of Social Sciences - have issued a joint statement on social sciences in a time of crisis. The statement outlines a number of immediate actions, and calls for government leaders to support international students and researchers in the social sciences.

COVID-19: Important information for the EUI community and visitors

The EUI has suspended on-site academic activities following measures by the Italian authorities to counter the spread of COVID-19 in Italy. However, most academic and administrative activities continue via digital technologies. Read more about the latest information and guidelines for the EUI community and visitors.



Europe's passive virtues: deference to national authorities in EU free movement law

by Jan Zglinski

Drawing on an original data set of free movement cases from 1974 to 2013, this volume examines how and which decisions the European Court of Justice defers to national institutions. The book is based on the author's 2016 doctoral thesis in the Law Department, and is published by Oxford University Press.

Pandemocracia: una filosofia de la crisis del coronavirus

by Daniel Innerarity

The global spread of the novel corona virus illustrates the need for strong transnational institutions, global governance and cooperative intelligence. In this volume Daniel Innerarity provides a philosophical reflection on the COVID-19 pandemic, a 'pandemocratic' event that at the same time has revealed inequalities and faults in democratic processes. 

Migration and mobility in the European Union

by Andrew Geddes, Leila Hadj-Abdou and Leiza Brumat (eds)

In this volume, the authors analyse the complex and often controversial nature of policymaking in the field of migration and mobility. Unique in its portrayal of policy responses to migration in Europe, this text is an essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students of the politics of migration, European integration and the politics of the EU.

State renaissance for peace: transitional governance under international law

by Emmanuel De Groof

Transitional governance has become an international project with formidable ambitions: ending war, conflict or crisis by reconfiguring the state order. This volume examines how international actors shape regime change during transition, and finds that few international rules are in place to limit their actions.

Public Services in EU Trade and Investment Agreements

by Luigi Pedreschi

This volume, the published version of Pedreschi’s thesis in LAW, provides a comprehensive overview of the possible effects of EU trade and investment agreements on the public services of EU member states. It offers an in-depth analysis of whether the treatment of public services by such agreements is coherent with the special status of public services found in 'internal' EU law, specifically internal market law.