Udine, Italy

Consumer and Market Law in the European Circular Economy

blended course
when 11 July 2024 - 19 July 2024
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 750

Within the framework of the Jean Monnet Module "CoMe CircLe" (2023-2026), the University of Udine (Italy) organizes the 17th Summer School on 'Consumer and Market Law in the European Circular Economy', 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), University of Belgrade (Serbia) and University of Szeged (Hungary).
The 2024 Summer School will consist of 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 circular economy, taking into account the following relevant topics:

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 11 July to 19 July 2024 in a blended format: initial 3 days online (11-12-13 July) and the following 5 days (15-19 July) in presence.

Course leader

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

Target group

Undergraduate students, graduates who graduated no more than five years ago and PhD students, from faculties of Law, Economics, Political Science or International Relations intending to upgrade their knowledge and competences on the specific topics of the course.

A general knowledge of European Union Law is strongly recommended if not the School will provide appropriate teaching material in advance.
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.

Course aim

• To offer a blended 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

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

Students from other Universities (depending on their home institution) may be able to translate their participation into ECTS points.

Fee info

EUR 750: Deadline: 30th April 2024, 12:00 pm GMT

The tuition-fee will include accommodation costs in a single room at the University residence from 14 July to 20 July 2024 and ten meals at the University canteen.
EUR 600: Deadline: 31st March 2024, 12:00 pm GMT
Applications received before 31st March 2024, 12:00 pm GMT will benefit from the early-bird registration fee.

The tuition-fee will include accommodation costs in a single room at the University residence from 14 July to 20 July 2024 and ten meals at the University canteen.