Udine, Italy

Consumer's Rights and Market Regulation in the European Union

blended course
when 13 July 2022 - 22 July 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 600

Within the framework of the Jean Monnet Module “CoRiMaR” (2020-2023), the University of Udine (Italy) organizes the 15th Summer School on ‘Consumer’s Rights and Market Regulation in the European Union’, in cooperation with a consortium of European universities, now including University of Essex (UK), De Montfort University (UK), Universitatea de Vest din Timisoara (Romania), East Anglia University (UK), University of Rijeka (Croatia) and University of Belgrade (Serbia).

The 2022 Summer School will consist 40 hours of lectures, a workshop and a moot court.
It aims to provide a comprehensive training on the legal discipline of consumer protection and market regulation in the European Union Law, with a particular reference to digital technologies, the following relevant aspects:
1) Consumer protection and empowerment issues;
2) Private international law issues;
3) Dispute resolution and redress issues;
4) Market regulation.

The Summer school will be based on tested participatory methodology, including interactive discussions and case studies. The topics will be analysed adopting an interdisciplinary approach, involving trainers from different disciplines and background. The training material will be available on a devoted training platform.

The summer school will be held from 13 July to 22 July 2022, either in virtual or in presence format on attendant’s choice and in compliance with restrictive rules related to the COVID-19 emergency.

Course leader

Prof. Elisabetta Bergamini
Full professor of European Union Law at the University of Udine.

Target group

Undergraduate students, graduate students and Ph.D. students with a general knowledge of EU Law and intending to upgrade their knowledge and competences on the specific topics of the course.

All the activities will be held in English. Therefore, participants are asked to be fluent in English in order to actively participate to the course.

Students who are interested in applying to the Summer School must contact the organizing secretary at the e-mail address ip.europeanlaw.uniud@gmail.com. The following documents must be attached: a curriculum vitae, a motivational letter (max 300 words), the transcript of exams and grades and a copy of the identity card or passport.

Course aim

• To offer a quality and intensive training, focusing on transnational developments at the EU level;
• To promote the sharing of knowledge, experiences and practices between participants from different countries;
• To help participants in developing incisive reasoning skills and other soft skills such as team working, problem solving and argumentative reasoning.

Credits info

4 EC
Students who comply with the attendance obligations (90% attendance) will be issued with a certificate of attendance.

Fee info

EUR 600: The tuition-fee amounts to € 600,00 including accommodation costs in a single room at the University residence from 12 July to 22 July 2022.
EUR 300: The tuition-fee amounts to € 300,00 without accomodation.