Academy of European Law

Fostering research in European and international law

Academy Summer Courses

2-week advanced-level courses offering a challenging and stimulating learning experience. The 2022 courses will be on 20 June - 1 July (Human Rights Law) and 4-15 July (The Law of the European Union).

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European Society of International Law

The Academy of European Law hosts the Secretariat of the European Society of International Law / Société européenne de droit international (ESIL-SEDI) The staff members at the Secretariat are Hélène Debuire Franchini & Maria Grazia Dusina.

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The publications programme includes the Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law series, based on the Academy summer courses, published by Oxford University Press.

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Research Projects

The Academy coordinates several research projects, and organizes conferences, workshops and symposia linked to the projects. Most recent project: the Court of Justice in the Archives.

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New publications in the AEL Working Papers series

Ten Working Papers, written by members of the 'Court of Justice in the Archives' research project team, have been recently published in the Academy of European Law Working Papers series.

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New publications in the Collected Courses of the Academy of European Law series

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A closer look at the artifacts in Antonio Cassese's private archives

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Researchers explore the limits of judicial cooperation in Europe

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Academy of European Law

The Academy of European Law (AEL) was founded in 1990 by the late Professor Antonio Cassese and Professor Joseph H.H. Weiler to promote teaching and scholarship in the fields of European Union Law and Human Rights Law.

The Academy offers advanced-level summer courses in Human Rights Law and The Law of the European Union, manages several important research projects, and runs a publications programme.

Current directors of the Academy: Neha Jain, Claire Kilpatrick, Sarah Nouwen, Joanne Scott

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Academy of European Law - Videos

Academy of European Law (EUI): Summer Courses in Florence

Distinguished Lecture 2019: Christine Chinkin, Human Rights and the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

Distinguished Lecture 2019: Gerard Hogan, Rethinking Francovitch and Marleasing: Is there a connection?

Academy of European Law

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Via Bolognese 156 - 50139 Firenze

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