Online Summer School “Current developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”, 5-10, July 2021

Online Summer School “Current developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”, 5-10, July 2021


The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law -Aristotle University ofThessaloniki (, through the Center for Education and Lifelong Learning ofthe Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will host an intensive 6-day summer school on recent developments in thefields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level, forparticipants who wish to advance their knowledge in the area.

The 6-day intensive online courses 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.

Current developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the directive on fraud against the EU financial interests,the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Criminal Law Anti-Money Laundering Directive,sanctions by the World Bank & other IFIs, offshore companies, cybermoney, corruption, asset recovery andconfiscation, the developments towards an E-Evidence Regulation, tax crime etc.

The classes will be live, taught with the help of a simultaneous teleconferencing system, so that the participants willhave the chance to interact and participate in the discussion.

Speakers include:

Prof. Helmut Satzger, LMU University Munich, Germany

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

Prof. Frank Meyer, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Prof. Thomas Elholm, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

El Cid Butuyan, Former Head of Integrity Case Development, World Bank; Former Lecturer-on-Law,Harvard Law School

Prof. Eric Hilgendorf, University of Würzburg, Germany

Prof. Pedro Caeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal

Prof. Valsamis Mitsilegas, Queen Mary University of London, UK

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

A detailed program and list of speakers are available at

Upon completion of the online seminar, participants will be awarded a Certificate of participation with ECTS credits.



5-10 July 2021.


Everywhere! The courses will be taught online.

Who can apply?

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, so that they follow the courses and interactwith fellow students.

How can I apply?

Applications should be submitted online. Information on the application form are available at

The application deadline is 30 June, 2021.

Course fees

The tuition fee for the 2021 session is € 250. It includes tuition, course materials and the certificate of attendance. Aspecial “early bird” fee of € 200 is offered to all participants who register before 31st May 2021.


The participants will receive a certificate of participation after completion of the program. 3,5 ECTS credits are awardedupon successful participation in the final written examination. For any questions please contact us via e-mail:


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