The Academy of European Law (AEL) holds two summer courses each year, on Human Rights Law and the Law of the European Union.
The two summer courses – featuring distinguished lectures, a general course, and a series of specialized courses – are open to advanced students of law or related fields, academics, lawyers, and practitioners.
The Human Rights Law course will focus on human rights and distributive justice, and comprises a General Course on ‘Social and Economic Rights and Distributive Justice’ by Florian Hoffmann, and a Distinguished Lecture by Samuel Moyn.
The Law of the European Union course will explore the challenges to EU legality, and comprises a General Course on ‘Challenging EU Legality in the Sovereign Debt Crisis’ by Claire Kilpatrick, and a Distinguished Lecture by Kim Lane Scheppele.
The 2018 summer courses will be held at the European University Institute in Florence on the following dates:

  • Human Rights Law: 18 – 29 June 2018
  • The Law of the European Union: 2 – 13 July 2018

The programmes are available online and the call for applications is open.
Deadline for applicants: 16 April 2018 (23 March 2018 for fee waiver applicants). Applications are considered on a rolling basis. Apply now for an early decision.