The Academy of European Public Law has been at the forefront of European public law teaching for over twenty years.As the educational flagship of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO), the Academy enjoys a reputation as the primary destination for scholarship in public law within Europe’s dynamic setting.
The 2016 Curriculum can be found here .
This summer’s study session will take place from August 22 to September 11, 2016.
2016 Program Highlights
Dr. Siobhan McInerney-Lankford (World Bank) providing her lecture on “Human Rights and Development: Legal and policy consideration” during last year’s lecture in the Athens premise
GENERAL LECTURE COURSE:
•Prof. Gordon Anthony (Queen’s University Belfast) and Prof. Spyridon Vlachopoulos (National and Kapodistrian University of Athens), “The Law of the Public Interest” (language: English)
•Prof. Stefano Maffei (University of Parma), “European Human Rights Law” (language: English)
•Prof. Eleftheria Neframi (University of Luxemburg), “Judicial Implementation of EU Law / L’Application du Droit de l’UE” (language: tbd)
•Prof. Constantinos Kombos (University of Cyprus), “European Public Law and EU Constitutional Principles” (language: English)
•Participation in the Annual Reunion of the European Group of Public Law on the island of Spetses
3 weeks -3 Greek sites to visit!
The 2016 Academy study sessions take place at the premises of EPLO in Athens ( first week) , in Sounion ( for the next 11 days) and the island of Spetses in Greece( the last 3 days) .
The EPLO premises in Athens
Prof Christos Gortsos delivering his class on the “the Making of the European banking Union” during session 2015
The EPLO Headquarters in the heart of Athens consists of a three floor neoclassical building with a small-scale conference room with a capacity of 130 people, where conferences, lectures, seminars and workshops take place.It is located in one of the most prestigious and pristine residential areas of Athens, in Kolonaki, just steps away from the business, shopping, vibrant entertainment and nightlife sites of Athens. The Headquarters is easily accessible from the Airport by bus, train and taxi within 40 minutes.Athens,is the capital and largest city of Greece, as well as one of the world’s oldest cities, birthplace of democracy and home to the Acropolis where the Parthenon is located. Athens is also home to the Ancient Agora, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, several archaeological museums, including the famous Acropolis Museum, the National Archaeological Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, the Benaki Museum and the Byzantine and Christian Museum Athens.A vibrant City, also known for its shopping, restaurants and nightlife.
The EPLO premises in Sounion
The premise overlooking the Aegean sea
The Sounion premises is situated close to the bay of Cape Sounion, where the ancient Temple of Poseidon resides, overlooking the Aegean Sea. The EPLO premises in Sounion, that host the Academy during week 2 and half of week 3, are nestled amidst a landscape of unparalleled environmental and cultural beauty. The premises were designed with the aim of having a working environment that promotes study and research activities, as well as an environmentally conscious and healthy lifestyle among the EPLO employees and its visitors.This is an ideal location for intensive study programs especially during the summer months offering to students a unique learning and leisure experience.
Sounion facilities include:
• A large-scale conference room with a capacity of 500 people• Four (4) seminar rooms with a capacity of seventy (70) people each
The EPLO Library
More than 120 books on public law, and more than 80 issues of its quarterly multilingual journal, the European Review of Public Law, have been published under the scientific and editorial direction of the EPLO, while its library, the European Public Law Library, hosted at the premises in Sounion and exceeding 30.000 volumes, is linked to the top digital libraries in the world.
Students can spend their free time practicing their favorite sports at the campus’ facilities, by swimming and participating in water sports at the many nearby beaches and coves, engaging in outdoor activities such as bike riding or running, and spending time with friends on nights and weekends at the nearby town of Lavrio.
The Campus is located at the seaside, only steps away from the Aegean Sea with an outdoor open theater and a garden of 30.000 square meters. It is only 4 km away from the ancient Temple of Poseidon in Cape Sounion.
EPLO Sports Facilities include:
• A Basketball Court
• A Tennis Court
• A Volleyball Court
Extra Curricular Activities
A range of optional extra-curricular activities for the body and mind, providing you with the opportunity to explore the Greek nature and culture, are made available through our Student Affairs department. All activities are subject to attendance and prior notice is required. For more information please download our brochure and/or contact the Student Affairs Officer.
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