Summer School “Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives” Thessaloniki, 4-12 July 2018

Summer School

“Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”

Thessaloniki, 4-12 July 2018

 

The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (http://anti-corruption.law.auth.gr/), hosts an intensive 8-day summer school on recent developments in the fields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level, for participants who wish to advance their knowledge in this field.

The summer school will focus on ongoing developments of key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. Recent developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the new directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the new Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the 4th anti-money laundering directive, which recently came into force, as well as the proposal to amend it, etc.

Speakers include:  

Prof. Lorena Bachmaier Winter, Complutense University, Madrid/ St. Louis University, USA

Ass. Prof. Pedro Caeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Dr. Peter Csonka, Head of Unit (Criminal Law) at European Commission DG Justice

Prof. Thomas Elholm, University of Southern Denmark

Prof. Sabine Gless, University of Basel, Switzerland

Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece

Prof. Valsamis Mitsilegas, Queen Mary London,UK

Prof. Helmut Satzger, LMU University Munich, Germany

Ass. Prof. Walther, Université de Lorraine, France                                    

A detailed program and list of speakers will be available by the end of January 2018 at http://anti-corruption.law.auth.gr/en/anti-corruption/7182

When?

4-12 July 2018.   

Where?

In Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, which is renowned for its university, festivals, events, and vibrant cultural life in general.

Who can apply?

This summer school is aimed at law students, young graduates and professionals with a background in law. Applicants with a background in other disciplines that are relevant to the theme of the summer school will be considered as well.

All courses are taught in English. Although applicants are not required to present an official certificate of language proficiency, they need to be fluent in English in order to follow the courses and interact with fellow students.

How can I apply?

Applications should be submitted electronically. The application form is available at http://www.law.auth.gr/en/anti-corruption/summer-school-application2018

The application deadline is 30 April 2018.

Course fees

The tuition fee for the 2018 session is € 350. It includes tuition, course materials, certificate of attendance and participation in the farewell event. We offer a special “early bird” fee of € 300 to all participants who register before 31 March 2018.

For participants who wish to be accommodated in a hotel, there is a total fee of € 632,50 (€ 582,50 for “early birds”). It includes 10-nights’ accommodation, with breakfast, in a double room at the El Greco Hotel (http://www.hotelelgreco.gr), a 3-star hotel at the heart of Thessaloniki (accommodation in a single room can be arranged depending upon availability and at an extra cost), tuition, course materials, certificate of attendance and participation in the farewell event.

Unfortunately, there are no scholarships available for this course.

For any questions please contact us via e-mail: anti-corruption@law.auth.gr