The PhD and Post Doc. Colloquium takes place at Europa-Institut, Saarland University and are 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 Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany.

The Colloquium is chaired by the directors of the Europa-Institut, Univ.-Prof. Dr. iur. Marc Bungenberg LL.M. and Univ.-Prof. Dr. iur. Thomas Giegerich LL.M. along with respective panels members from partner faculties.

The PhD and Post Doc. Researchers give their presentations which are followed by a constructive discussion by the member of the penal and the other participants as well. At the end the participants are awarded a Certificate of successfully attending the PhD Colloquium at Europa-Institut, Saarland University.

So far there have been three PhD and Post Doc. Colloquiums which were executed successfully in which the participants had the opportunity to exchange ideas and discuss various topics in their research fields. Visit travels have also been organised and the participants had the chance to attend court hearings at the Court of Justice of the European Union (Luxembourg) or the European Court of Human Rights (Strasbourg, France).