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Amsterdam Centre for European Law and Governance

ACELG is a Faculty Centre of Excellence. It makes high level contributions to the academic and policy debate on legal and governance processes in Europe.
Book launch: EU Powers Under External Pressure
28 Mar 2019 14:00 - 15:30
ACELG director Christina Eckes’ new book ‘EU Powers Under External Pressure - How the EU's External Actions Alter its Internal Structures’ will be launched with a round table discussion of the book and the themes it ...
Justice, Legitimacy, and the Authority of Legislation within the European Union
1 Apr 2019 15:30 - 17:00
EU lawyers have questioned the significance of legislative decision-making within the EU. Martijn van den Brink (Max Planck Institute Göttingen) challenges these views and argues that the EU legislature must enjoy ...
Workshop on Opinion 1/17 in its broader context
26 Apr 2019 09:30 - 17:30
Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanisms have been criticised for undermining the rule of law, the autonomy of the EU legal order, as well as norms and principles of domestic constitutions. In Opinion ...

Publications

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Interview with Massimo Fichera
21 March 2019
After his ACELG guest lecture on 25 February we talk with Massimo Fichera about art as inspiration for academic work, very different thinkers sharing common traits and crisis as catalyst for EU integration.
New Book by Christina Eckes: EU Powers Under External Pressure
12 March 2019
EU external actions have deep constitutional and institutional implications for EU law and practices. This becomes more and more relevant as the EU's external competences and actions continue to increase. Christina ...
Interview with Jed Odermatt
5 March 2019
On invitation by ACES and ACELG, Jed Odermatt recently gave a guest lecture on dispute settlement between the UK and the EU in the case of Brexit. We interviewed him after his lecture to find out how he as an ...

PhD research

Are you looking to pursue a PhD research project in European public law? Look at the possibilities within ACELG.

EUExplainer.nl

EUExplainer.nl is initiated and driven by members of ACELG. It checks claims about the EU against the legal facts.

The ACELG Blog

On the ACELG Blog, researchers of the centre comment on recent developments in the European Union.
Master's programmes
Master's programmes are one-year programmes leading to a Master of Laws (LLM) degree. For European Law there are the tracks European Competition Law and Regulation and European Union Law.