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2023 AEL Summer Courses

2023 AEL SUMMER COURSES Human Rights Law The Law of the EU

The Academy of European Law announces its 2023 summer courses on Human Rights Law (19-30 June) and The Law of the European Union (19-30 June), which will be held at the European University Institute in Florence and online.

Both courses are addressed to advanced students of law or related fields, lawyers, practitioners, professors, and researchers. They provide ample opportunities to engage in discussions and exchange ideas with experts and fellow participants.

To encourage applications from lower-income countries, we are offering a reduced fee for selected participants in need of financial assistance. Yours sincerely, Professors Neha Jain, Claire Kilpatrick, Sarah Nouwen, and Joanne Scott Directors of the Academy of European Law

PROGRAMME Summer Course on Human Rights Law

  • Distinguished Lecture on ''It’s only an Extra Chromosome" by Heidi Crowter, followed by a presentation on the legal notions of the case.

  • Specialised Courses on "Equality and International Law: Dealing with Disability" by leading scholars

Summer Course on The Law of the EU

  • Distinguished Lecture by Prof. Marta Cartabia

  • General Course on “EU Law as a Utopian Project” by Prof. Neil Walker

  • Specialized Courses on “Revisiting the Fundamentals of EU Law” by leading scholars


Summer Course on Human Rights Law

  • Monika Baar: The Long Road to the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities: Historical Perspectives

  • Constantin Cojocariu: Disability Rights before the European Court of Human Rights: Competing Visions of Equality

  • Delia Ferri: Disability Rights in Regional Human Rights Systems

  • Anna Lawson:The Right to Accessibility: Theory and Practice

  • C. Cora True-Frost: Equality before the Law: The Difference Disability Makes

  • Lisa Waddington: Equality, Non-Discrimination and Reasonable Accommodation: A Case Study on Tertiary Education

Summer Course on The Law of the EU

  • Loïc Azoulai & Sacha Garben: Competences and Identity

  • Marise Cremona & Gracia Marín Durán: EU and International Law

  • Mark Dawson & Floris de Witte: The EU as a Constitutional Project

  • Jean Paul Jacqué & Antoine Vauchez: The Code of Europe. Law(yers) and European Integration

  • Vasiliki Kosta & Niamh Nic Shuibhne: Cultural Diversity and European Law

  • François-Xavier Millet & Elise Muir: The EU and Human Rights

Applications are considered on a rolling basis, so please apply early:


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