Provisional Calendar and Faculty

Check the list of planned academic weekends


FIRST ACADEMIC YEAR (M1) - 2018/2019 

FIRST SEMESTER
(September 2017 – January 2018)


Introduction to European geopolitics. Theories on the European integration process
- Introduction to European geography and geopolitics
- History of the European integration process
- Theories and methods of the European integration process
- Introduction to legal concepts
- EU information systems

Introduction to European legal affairs
- The EU Legal System
- Institutional law
- Decision-making processes in the EU
- The judicial system of the EU. The system of EU judicial remedies


SECOND SEMESTER

(January 2018 – June 2018)


Internal Market and European economic law
- From Customs Union to Internal Market and beyond: the economic dimension of the European integration process
- The four freedoms of the Internal Market
- Competition law in the EU
- European company law
- European tax law
- Economic & Monetary Union and financial crisis

The future of European integration
- The future of the European integration process
- Brexit and its impact on the EU
- Legal aspects of the enlargement process
- The legal mechanisms of EU Treaty reform


SECOND ACADEMIC YEAR (M2) - 2018/2019

FIRST SEMESTER
(September 2018 – January 2019)


European legal issues related to the Internal Market
- Intellectual property law
- European environmental law
- EU law on consumer protection
- EU rules on electronic activities
- European social law

Implementation of the European legal system
- EU administrative law
- Implementation of EU law at European level
- Implementation of EU law at national level

EU Citizenship
Master thesis: Methodology seminar


SECOND SEMESTER
(January 2019 – July 2019)

The European Area of Justice, Freedom and Security
- Visas, asylum, immigration and other policies related to the free movement of persons
- Judicial cooperation in civil matters & European private international law
- Police and judicial cooperation in criminal matters

Europe as an international actor
- External relations of the EU
- Common commercial policy and economic external relations of the EU
- European Common Foreign and Security Policy

Fundamental rights in Europe
Master thesis


LIST OF LECTURERS*

The Master programme is taught by a multinational and highly experienced faculty composed of staff members of EIPA, renowned academics from various universities and academic institutions and legal experts from the European institutions, as well as lawyers and judges. This variety of nationalities and professional backgrounds results in a challenging blend of teaching methods and learning techniques, broadening the participants’ academic and practical understanding of the issues covered.

* The composition of the Teaching Faculty is subject to change.

Ludovic BERNARDEAU
Legal Secretary, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg (LU) and Senior Lecturer, University Paris (FR)

William BULL
PhD Researcher, Maastricht European Private Law Institute, Faculty of Law, Maastricht University (NL)

Alain BUZELAY
Professor of Economic Sciences and Director of the Economic Sciences and Management Department, European University Centre, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (FR)

Pascal CARDONNEL
Legal Secretary, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg (FR)

Etienne CRIQUI
Professor of Political Sciences and Director of the European University Centre, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (FR)

Michel DESHAIES
Professor of Geography, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (FR)

Igor DIZDAREVIC
Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Simon DUKE
Professor, European Policies Unit, EIPA Maastricht (NL)

Kristine DREVINA
Legal Counsel, Directorate General Legal Services, Legal Advice Division, European Central Bank, Frankfurt (DE)

Peter GOLDSCHMIDT
Director, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Jens HAMER
Legal Officer, Unit for EU Affairs and International Organisations, Federal Court of Auditors, Bonn (DE)

Herwig C. H. HOFMANN
Professor of Law, Centre of European Law, Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance, University of Luxembourg (LU)

Virgil IVAN-CUCU
Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Petra JENEY
Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Mihalis KEKELEKIS
Officer, Competition and State Aid Directorate, EFTA Surveillance Authority, Brussels (BE)

Nicole KERSCHEN
Honorary Researcher at CNRS, Institut des Sciences sociales du Politique (FR) and Chairwoman of the Administrative Board, Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LU)

Wolfgang KOETH
Senior Lecturer, EIPA Maastricht (NL)

Tomasz KRAMER
Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Oliver LANDWEHR
Former Legal Secretary at the General Court of the European Union and Legal Officer, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime, Vienna (AT)

Marc MIMLER
Lawyer and Research Assistant, Intellectual Property Institute, Queen Mary University of London (UK)

Jean-Denis MOUTON
Professor of International Law and Director of the Legal and Political Sciences Department, European University Centre, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (FR)

Ide NI RIAGAIN
Lawyer, European Court of Auditors, Luxembourg (LU)

Yves PETIT
Professor of Public Law, European University Centre, Université de Lorraine, Nancy (FR)

Fabrice PICOD
Professor of Public Law, University Panthéon-Assas, Paris II (FR)

Laurence POTVIN-SOLIS
Professor of Public Law, Université de Caen Basse-Normandie (FR)

Juan Diego RAMIREZ-CARDENAS DIAZ
Senior Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Roberta RIBEIRO OERTEL
Lecturer, European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)

Jérôme ROCHE
Policy Officer ICT Entrepreneuship, DG Connect, European Commission, Brussels (BE)

Eulalia SANFRUTOS CANO
Legal Officer, Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg (LU)

Alain STEICHEN
Lawyer and Associate Professor – Bonn, Steichen & Partners and University of Luxembourg (LU)

Sébastien THOMAS
Legal Secretary, General Court, Court of Justice of the EU (LU



Master Team
The Centre’s Master team is committed to ensuring that students are content and able to focus on their studies. Our faculty are on hand to help you identify and enhance your strengths with individual academic support and advice on study strategies, and our secretariat can offer personal assistance with any practical matters related to the programme - so if you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask!

Tomasz Kramer
Tomasz KRAMER
Tel.: +352 426 230 209
Fax: +352 426 237
E-mail/Courriel: t.kramer@eipa.eu
Programme Director of the Master and Lecturer
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)
Veronika Vilimkova
Veronika Vilimkova
Tel.: +352 426 230 300
Fax: +352 426 237
E-mail/Courriel: v.vilimkova@eipa.eu
Master Programme Organiser
European Centre for Judges and Lawyers, EIPA Luxembourg (LU)