Summer school "Current developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”, 3-11 July 2019

Summer School

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

The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law -Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ( ), through the Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will host an intensive 8-day summer school on current 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 the area.

The summer school will focus on ongoing developments regarding 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 recent Directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor's Office, the Anti-Money Laundering Directive, which recently came into force, asset recovery and confiscation, offshore companies, corruption, etc.

Speakers include:

Prof. Lorena Bachmaier Winter (Univ. Complutense)

Prof. Pedro Caeiro (Univ. of Coimbra)

Lecturer Konstantinos Chatzikostas (AUTH)

Dr. jur. Nikos Chatzinikolaou (AUTH)

Dr. jur. Peter Csonka (EU Commission, Head of Unit Criminal Law)

Prof. Thomas Elholm (Univ. of Kopenhagen)

Dr. jur. Athina Giannakoula (AUTH)

Ass. Prof. Ioannis Iglezakis (AUTH)

Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi (AUTH)

Prof. Valsamis Mitsilegas (Queen Mary Univ.)

Dr. jur. Yiannis Naziris (AUTH)

Assist. Prof. Theodoros Papakyriakou (AUTH)

Prof. Helmut Satzger (LMU)

Assist. Prof. Aikaterini Savvaidou (AUTH)

Ass. Prof. Anastasios Valtoudis (AUTH)


The detailed program is available here.

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


3-11 July 2019.


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

The summer school will take place at the Aristotle University's Research Dissemination Center (KEDEA) - Conference Hall I (  Aristotle University's Research Dissemination Center is situated downtown, on Tritis Septemvriou Str. at Aristotle University’s campus between the Student Club and the University Gymnasium    (   

Who can apply?

For information on eligibility and application procedure please consult

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 interact with fellow students.

How can I apply?

Applications should be submitted online. The application form is available here.

The application deadline is 30 June 2019.

Course fees

The tuition fee for the 2019 session is € 350. It includes tuition, course materials, the certificate of attendance, light breakfast snacks and light lunch during lecture breaks, as well as participation in the farewell event. A special "early bird" fee of € 300 is offered to all participants who register before 31 May 2019.


The participants will receive a certificate of participation after completion of the program. 3,5 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful participation in the final written examination.

For any questions, please contact us via e-mail: anti-corruption [at] 

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