EUI joins Italian universities in UNICORE project

The EUI has joined the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) project providing educational opportunities for refugees in Italy. Under UNICORE, or 'University Corridors for Refugees', 24 universities in Italy will open up their degree programmes to applications from refugees from Ethiopa. Selected candidates will receive fee waivers, a study grant, and immigraton assistance.

The EUI partners with CUTS International

The EUI has signed a partnership agreement with CUTS International (Consumer Unity & Trust Society) to promote joint research and training activities. CUTS International is a leading southern voice for pro-development, pro-equity public policy reforms, particularly in the Bay of Bengal region and in Sub-Saharan Africa. Joint activities will focus specifically on rule-based trade, good and transnational governance and sustainable development.

SPS alumna Angela Liberatore heads up ERCEA's Science Department

Congratulations to Angela Liberatore, who has taken up her new role as Head of the Science Department of the European Research Council Executive Agency. Liberatore received her PhD from the Department of Political and Social Science in 1992.

EUI Law alumna Marta Cartabia appointed Italian Minister of Justice

EUI Law alumna and former President of the Italian Constitutional Court Dr Marta Cartabia has been confirmed Italy's Minister of Justice in Prime Minister Mario Draghi's newly formed government. She becomes the third woman in the country's history to hold the post.

EUI COVID research looks at impacts on democracy

In a recent conference organised by the European Governance and Policy Programme at the RSC, EUI academics presented new research related to democratic legitimacy during the COVID-19 crisis. Two projects in particular dealt with the framing of the crisis in public discourse, both in terms of production and reception. Read more.

STG launches Young African Leaders Programme

Starting in autumn 2021, the School of Transnational Governance will offer mid-career policy professionals from Africa the opportunity to fine-tune their global leadership skills during a three-month fully-funded training programme in Florence. The pilot programme is financed by the European Commission’s Directorate-General for International Partnerships.

New research grant at the Historical Archives

Thanks to a new agreement between the International Visegrad Fund (IVF) and the European University Institute (EUI), signed on 10 February, young scholars from Central and Eastern Europe working on the history of European integration will be able to apply for research grants at the Historical Archives of the European Union. 

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

The EUI has implemented numerous measures to counter the spread of COVID-19. Read more about the latest information and guidelines for the EUI community and visitors, and find out about the Institute's COVID-19 Knowledge Hub.



Hendrik de Man and social democracy: the idea of planning in Western Europe, 1914-1940

by Tommaso Milani

This volume, based on multinational archival research, investigates the intellectual and political trajectory of the Belgian theorist Hendrik de Man (1885-1953) by examining the impact that his works and activism had on Western European social democracy between the two world wars.

Statutory interpretation: pragmatics and argumentation

by Douglas Walton, Fabrizio Macagno and Giovanni Sartor

This book draws upon linguistics, legal theory, computing, and dialectics to present an argumentation-based approach to statutory interpretation. The authors translate and summarise existing legal interpretative canons into eleven argumentation schemes, offering a system of strategies for developing, defending, assessing, and attacking an interpretation.

Routledge handbook on the governance of religious diversity

edited by Anna Triandafyllidou and Tina Magazzini

This comparative volume critically reviews state-religion models and the ways in which different countries manage religious diversity in 23 countries and eight world regions. The book illuminates different responses to the challenges encountered in accommodating both majorities and minorities, and offers a wealth of research material suitable to support comparative research.

Why fiscal justice should be reinstalled through European taxes that the citizens will support: a proposal

by Miguel Maduro and Tomasz Woźniakowski

In this policy paper the authors suggest that EU citizens are not contrary to some forms of EU taxation, and that a system of fiscalisation could reinstall the tax justice, provide more revenues for delivering EU-wide common goods and make the Economic and Monetary Union more resilient.

EU state aid law: emerging trends at the national and EU level

edited by Pier Luigi Parcu, Giorgio Monti and Marco Botta 

The recent State Aid Modernization has decentralized the enforcement of state aid law, with national courts playing a growing role.This edited volume analyses the enforcement of state aid law in the aftermath of the State Aid Modernization, identifying a number of emerging trends at the national and EU level.

New legal approaches to studying the court of justice: revisiting law in context

edited by Claire Kilpatrick and Joanne Scott

This volume makes available new tools and approaches through which the activities of the Court of Justice can be studied. It covers a range of methods and sources, and including approaches from several social science disciplines and law. The work is part of the Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law, published by Oxford University Press.