Call for Applications

We are happy to announce the call for applications for the Summer School in “#FreeMedia4WesternBalkans”, within the framework of the of the project FreeMedia4WesternBalkans: Promoting Legal Education in the field of Media law, Democratization and the EU accession process of the SEELS network faculties and the Europa-Institut of Saarland University (Germany), financially supported by DAAD and Federal Foreign Office of Germany. The summer school will take place from 22nd until 28th September 2019 (22nd and 28th are travel days) at the Faculty of Law, University of Split.

The summer school is targeted at full-time regular students at one of the SEELS members or the Saarland University who are on advanced master studies interested in the field of Media Law (PhD candidates and bachelor students are also welcome to apply). Renowned professors and experts on these topics, both from Germany and South Eastern Europe will give lectures during the summer school. We are happy to inform you that the project covers accommodation (including breakfast and lunch) and travel grants.

We want to point out that there is no need for translation of the transcript of records which can be also sent after the official deadline. The deadline for application is 25th of July 2019.

More information may be found under http://www.seelawschool.org/index.php?lang=en. Should you have any additional questions please do not hesitate to contact us under coordinator [at] seelawschool [dot] org or see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de.

Looking forward to many applications.

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Call for Application

The Summer School “Current Challenges in Human Rights Protection” will take place at the Europa-Institut, Saarland University from 29th June until 6th July 2019. It will be organized within the framework of the thematic network SEE |EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law, financially supported by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany.

The program aims to further develop the knowledge in European fundamental rights protection & international human rights protection and gives the opportunity for networking of PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies. Lectures in the aforementioned fields will be delivered in the morning by renowned professors and experts both from Germany and South Eastern Europe whereas the afternoon is foreseen for studies or individual research in our very user friendly library and one of the official EDCs (European Documentation Centers) of the European Union. An excursion to the ECJ in Luxemburg is planned. The detailed topics will be more precisely defined and published in the upcoming weeks. The program will be delivered in English.

The participation in the summer school will be awarded with a certificate of successful completion provided regular attendance of classes and successful completion of given tasks. It will be an individual decision of the participants’ academic institution if the certificate is recognized towards obtaining ECTS.

The following eligibility criteria will be applied in the selection:

  • The candidates should be enrolled as full-time student at one of the SEELS members or Saarland University in a PhD or Master programme (planning to enrol in PhD studies). She/he should demonstrate interest in and knowledge of substantial amount of EU and international law related content; European fundamental rights protection & international human rights protection particularly. PhD candidates with PhD topics in the aforementioned topics should be given priority;
  • The PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies should have demonstrated high academic achievements;
  • The PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies should demonstrate high interest and motivation to participate in the summer school;
  • The PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies should demonstrate a very good knowledge of English language;
  • The applications of the PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies are supported by one member of his/her academic community.

Each application shall include:

  1. filled-in application form (Summer School_2019_Application form);
  2. scan of passport;
  3. scan and translation of academic transcripts (as per instructions provided in application form);
  4. scan and translation of language/training certificates (as per instructions provided in application form);
  5. letter of recommendation (as per instructions provided in application form).

The selected candidates shall be provided with travel and accommodation grants, as per the instructions provided in the application form. The costs of the travel will be reimbursed at the end of the Summer School and will be dependent on regular attendance of lectures and fulfilment of given tasks.

The reimbursement will be in fixed lump sums, regardless of the means of transport used and up to the sums as follows:

FROM

EURO

Belgrade

275

Sarajevo

350

Skopje

250

Tirana

325

Zagreb

350

SEELS Members

250

Accommodation will be provided in standard double rooms in a hotel in Saarbrücken. Costs for accommodation and the course are covered by the DAAD with the financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office. Meals will be either provided or financially supported. Additional costs could occur for daily expenses and additional excursions.

Deadline for submission of applications is 19th May 2019 at 23:59 CET.

Candidates from the law faculties of Belgrade, Podgorica/Montenegro, Saarland, Sarajevo, Skopje, Tirana and Zagreb should send their applications in English language, in electronic form in single.pdf file to see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de with subject: Cluster Summer School Application-Last Name, First Name.

Candidates from all other SEELS members should send their applications in English language, in electronic form in single.pdf file to coordinator [at] seelawschool [dot] org with subject: Cluster Summer School Application-Last Name, First Name.

Call for Application

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The Ph.D. Colloquium in the context of European and International Law will take place at the Europa-Institut of Saarland University, Saarbrücken (Germany), from 10 to 14 December 2018 (without travel days). It will be organized within the framework of the SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law project and supported by German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) and the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The Ph.D. Colloquium will be held in English language.

Eligible to apply for the Ph.D. Colloquium are Ph.D. candidates enrolled in or employed at one of the Cluster or SEELS partner faculties whose research includes topics related to European and International Law; meaning also European and International Economic Law, Protection of Human Rights, European Private Law and topics in the field of national Law with a strong connection to European or International Law. In exceptional cases also Post-Docs who finished there Ph.D. thesis latest 3 years ago are very welcomed.

The Ph.D. Colloquium will last for 4-5 days and focus on:

  1. Introduction and general part (research methods, how to publish, motivation, reference management programmes etc.)
  2. Presentation of D. or Post-doc research in EU Law, including European Procedural Law and Human Rights Law
  3. Presentation of Ph.D. and Post-doc research in European Private Law
  4. Presentations of Ph.D. or Post-doc research in European and International Economic Law
  5. Visit to the ECJ, Luxemburg

The Steering Committee of the SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence, consisting of representatives from partner faculties, will select the participants of the colloquium based on their research abstract and their CV. All participants are obliged to hold an oral presentation of their research project, preferably focused on one or two specific problems.

Accommodation will be arranged by the Cluster of Excellence and the accommodation expenses will be borne by the organizers. The lump sums available for travel costs depends on the country where the participant is enrolled as a PhD candidate.

Any travel cost exceeding the indicated travel lump sums shall be borne by the participants themselves. The travel arrangements should be made by the participants themselves, assistance can be provided.

Participants will be invited to contribute and publish in the SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law – Series of Papers (SEE | EU Excellence in Law Series of Papers) and the South East European Law Journal. Both of these are published in English and have an international editorial body. Please note, contributions can be only accepted latest 10 days after the end of the colloquium.

Each application shall include:

  1. Curriculum Vitae
  2. List of publications
  3. Abstract of the research topic of candidate´s dissertation (or the current research project) in English language NOT exceeding 5 pp.
  4. Recommendation letter (not mandatory).

Deadline for submission of applications is 21 October 2018 23:59 ECT.

All applications must be sent in English language, in electronic form to both following addresses: see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de, coordinator [at] seelawschool [dot] org

Please contact for further information:

SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law

Europa-Institut, Saarland University

D-66123 Saarbrücken, Germany

T +49 681 302-6664

F +49 681 302-6640

E see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de

I www.see-eu-cluster.eu

Centre for South East European Law School Network (SEELS)

Ss Cyril and Methodius University/Iustinianus Primus Faculty of Law

Bul. Goce Delchev 9b

1000 Skopje/Macedonia

T +389 2 3117244

F +389 2 3227549

E coordinator [at] seelawschool [dot] org

I www.seelawschool.org  

 

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Call for Applications

We are happy to inform you that the Applications for a Research Stay at the Europa-Institut within the framework of the SEE | EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law in 2019 are open.

To apply for the Research Stay you need to send your CV together with the completed Application Form (2019_Application_Form_RS) to the Cluster Email (see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de).

Keep in mind that the final due date for sending your application is on the 24th of March 2019 at 23:59 CET.

We wish every applicant the best of luck and are looking forward to your applications.

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Call for Application

The Summer School “Competition Law & Intellectual Property Rights” will take place at the Europa-Institut, Saarland University from 8th until 21st July 2018. It will be organized within the framework of the thematic network SEE |EU Cluster of Excellence in European and International Law, financially supported by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) and the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany.

The program aims to further develop the knowledge in European Competition Law & Protection of Intellectual Property Rights and gives the opportunity for networking of PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies. Lectures in the aforementioned fields will be delivered in the morning by renowned professors and experts both from Germany and South Eastern Europe whereas the afternoon is foreseen for studies or individual research in our very user friendly library and one of the official EDCs (European Documentation Centers) of the European Union. An excursion to the ECJ in Luxemburg is planned. The detailed topics will be more precisely defined and published in the upcoming week. The program will be delivered in English.

The participation in the summer school will be awarded with a certificate of successful completion provided regular attendance of classes and successful completion of given tasks. It will be an individual decision of the participants’ academic institution if the certificate is recognized towards obtaining ECTS.

The following eligibility criteria will be applied in the selection:

  • The candidates should be enrolled as full-time student at one of the SEELS members or Saarland University in a PhD or Master programme (planning to enrol in PhD studies). She/he should demonstrate interest in and knowledge of substantial amount of EU and international law related content; European Competition Law & Protection of Intellectual Property Rights particularly. PhD candidates with PhD topics in the aforementioned topics should be given priority;
  • The PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies should have demonstrated high academic achievements;
  • The PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies should demonstrate high interest and motivation to participate in the summer school;
  • The PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies should demonstrate a very good knowledge of English language;
  • The applications of the PhD candidates and advanced master students who plan to enrol in PhD studies are supported by one member of his/her academic community.

Each application shall include:

  1. filled-in application form;
  2. scan of passport;
  3. scan and translation of academic transcripts (as per instructions provided in application form);
  4. scan and translation of language/training certificates (as per instructions provided in application form);
  5. letter of recommendation (as per instructions provided in application form).

The selected candidates shall be provided with travel and accommodation grants, as per the instructions provided in the application form. The costs of the travel will be reimbursed at the end of the Summer School and will be dependent on regular attendance of lectures and fulfilment of given tasks.

CfA_SummerSchool_Cluster

Accommodation will be provided in standard double rooms in a hotel in Saarbrücken. Costs for accommodation and the course are covered by the DAAD with the financial support of the German Federal Foreign Office. Meals will be either provided or financially supported. Additional costs could occur for daily expenses and additional excursions.

Deadline for submission of applications is 13th May 2018 at 23:59 CET.

Candidates from the law faculties of Belgrade, Podgorica/Montenegro, Saarland, Sarajevo, Skopje, Tirana and Zagreb should send their applications in English language, in electronic form in single.pdf file to see-eu-cluster [at] europainstitut [dot] de with subject: Cluster Summer School Application-Last Name, First Name.

Candidates from all other SEELS members should send their applications in English language, in electronic form in single.pdf file to coordinator [at] seelawschool [dot] org with subject: Cluster Summer School Application-Last Name, First Name.

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Shaping Democracy in the Age of Europeanisation and Globalisation

Europa-Institut students, alumni as well as director Professor Giegerich met with the President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his wife Elke Büdenbender, for a round table on “Shaping Democracy in the Age of Europeanisation and Globalisation” at the European Academy in Otzenhausen!7

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Legal implications of trade liberalization under SAAs and CEFTA

On 26 February 2018 the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law organized its first Jean Monnet conference „Legal implications of trade liberalization under SAAs and CEFTA“. This conference was organized as one of the project activities undertaken within the Jean Monnet Module “FTA-SEE”, awarded to the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law in 2017. The Jean Monnet Module is co-funded by the European Union through the Erasmus+ program.

The conference was formally opened by Prof. Dr. Sima Avramović, Dean of the Faculty of Law, Prof. Dr. Dragica Vujadinović, Head of Master in European Integration, and Prof. Dr. Dušan V. Popović, Jean Monnet Module Leader. 

The first session entitled “Trade in goods and services” chaired by Prof. Dr. Predrag Cvetković (University of Niš, Serbia).

The second session was dedicated to corporate and financial aspects of trade liberalization, chaired by Prof. Dr. Slobodan Marković (University of Belgrade, Serbia). 

The third session entitled „IP and competition law aspects of trade liberalization“, chaired by Doc. Dr. Sanja Radovanović (University of Novi Sad, Serbia). 

The final, fourth session entitled “Perspectives” was chaired by Prof. Dr. Neda Zdraveva (University of Skopje, Macedonia).

There were two side events to the conference, the first being the “Springer Book Table”, an exhibition of the latest editions in the area of business law and a sale point of the Publishing center of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law.  The publishing house „Springer“ donated the exhibited books to the library of the Faculty of Law. On this occasion, “Springer” was represented by Ms. Anja Trautmann, Associate Editor Law.

An edited book (printed edition) will be published by the Publishing center of the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Law by the end of next month. The paper abstracts (online edition) are already available at the Jean Monnet Module’s website.

JEAN MONNET CONFERENCE

Description

The speakers at the conference will discuss the following sub-topics:

  • Institutional framework under SAAs and CEFTA
  • Free movement of goods
  • Protection of competition
  • Right of establishment and free movement of services
  • Free movement of capital and payments between EU and SEE countries
  • Law & Economics perspective of the trade liberalization in SEE countries

Impact

  • To enhance knowledge and awareness among students of issues relating to the free trade agreements concluded by the SEE countries in the process of European integration.
  • To enhance knowledge and awareness among legal practitioners and general public of issues relating to European economic integration from the perspective of SEE countries.
  • To serve as a dissemination event for other activities that will be undertaken within the Module (new master course, workshops).

Target group

  • University professors
  • University students
  • Researchers
  • Postgraduate students
  • Professional groups
  • General public

Timing

  • Conference will take place in Belgrade in 26 February 2018.
  • Edited collection of papers will be be published by 31 March 2018.

 

Program

2nd International Scientific Conference at the Faculty of Law Osijek, Croatia.

Faculty of Law Osijek, Croatia, is organizing the 2nd International Scientific Conference “EU Law in Context – Adjustment to Membership and Challenges of the Enlargement (ECLIC)”. This conference will we held at Faculty of Law Osijek, Josip Juraj Strossmayer, University of Osijek, on 14-15June 2018.

For more info please check the call for papers below.

Call for papers 2018_ PRAVOS

Post-Doc Summer School, July 2018

With pleasure we announce the third edition of the International Association of Procedural Law (IAPL) – Max Planck Institute Luxembourg Summer-School, which will take place in Luxembourg from the 1st to the 4th of July 2018.

Up to 20 places will be available for applicants having procedural law and/or dispute resolution mechanisms as their main field of academic interest and meeting the conditions explained below.

Please follow this link for the online application: https://www.mpi.lu/news-and-events/iapl-mpi-summer-school/2018/call-for-applications/