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Academy of European Public Law

Academy of European Public Law

24 August -10 September, 2020

Combine your study with a visit to the birthplace of Greek Civilization

Τhe Academy will run according to plan this summer. The program is also offered online in synchronous e-learning mode for those who will not be able to travel.

For the 26th consecutive year, the European Public Law Organization (EPLO) operates the Academy of European Public Law. The study sessions are conducted between the months of August and September at the EPLO premises in Athens and Sounion in Attica region, Greece.  Students may obtain a Certificate of Attendance for the attendance of one session, or, an Intensive International Master of Laws (I.I.LL.M.) in European Public Law, a diploma level degree, following the attendance of two sessions and the defense of a dissertation. Early Bird Applications deadline is up to April 24, 2020 while the normal application deadline extends up to July 10.

World-Class Academics & Curricula from the most Prestigious Universities of the World

Founded in 1995, the Academy is the most historical and established education institution of the European Public Law Organization (EPLO). The Academy offers 3-week summer study sessions for those interested in furthering their knowledge on the philosophical backdrop of different European national public law systems, as well as on their commonalities and differences.

Why study at the Academy of European Public Law?

  • Quality study combined with a visit to the Best of Attica in one trip. A place of spectacular heritage which combines sea, sun, and history.
  • The most updated curriculum on European Public Law
  • World-class academics from the most prestigious universities of the world
  • A unique international conference and the opportunity for networking with renowned jurists, judges & law academics from all around the world
  • A diploma level degree (I.I.LL.M) without compromising your personal or professional obligations

Structure of the Program

Two 1-week intensive teaching sessions and one guest lecture. At the end of each session students will be tested in the form of an essay. The final session requires attendance at the Annual Reunion of the European Group of Public Law.

Due to the conditions imposed by COVID-19 the Academy  is scheduled to run according to plan with taught courses but exceptionally for this summer will also be offered ONLINE with synchronous elearning and with relevant adjustments to the program and a slightly reduced cost. Those who wish to participate in the online mode of the program they should follow the application process as is for the taught program but make sure to state clearly that they apply for the online program.



First session (24-28/8/2020)

Dr. Nilay Arat & Dr. Asli Topukcu, Associate Professors (Kadir Has University): "The right to private and family life under the case law of ECtHR”. 

Second session (1-8/9/2020)

Professor Gordon Anthony (Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland): "The Law of the Public Interest ". 

Guest Lectures:

Αikaterini Iliadou, (Professor of Public Law at the Law School of the University of Athens): "Public interest and public intervention in the economy - the example of the energy sector”.

Dr. Prodromos Tsiavos, (Director of Intellectual Property Rights and Innovation Institute (IPR-i), Senior Legal and Policy Advisor, Athena Research and Innovation Centre, Head of Digital Policy and Development, Onassis Group): "Digital Policies in Europe: State of the Art and Challenges". 



The 2020 Annual Reunion of the European Group of Public Law (EGPL) that was scheduled for 11-12 September 2020 will not take place because of the situation created by the uncertainty of the evolution of COVID-19. Extra lectures have been added to the program

Modes of Study:

Intensive Modules, one Guest Lecture.

OFFERED exceptionally for this year also ONLINE with synchronous e-learning.

Eligible applicants should hold a degree in law, or political science, European studies, international affairs and other related fields and should be proficient in English.

Cost of the program and deadline applications

Regular applications will remain open until July 10, 2020 (€ 1100).

Applications deadline extended: July 10, 2020. 

The online program will be offered at 1000€ for the normal applications and at 800€ for the early bird applications.

 For more information visit www.eploacademy.eu or contact us at: +30 211 311 0671, academy@eplo.eu


AEPL 2020: Dr. Nilay Arat and Dr. Asli Topukcu during the online lessons with the students
AEPL 2020: Dr. Nilay Arat and Dr. Asli Topukcu during the online lessons with the students
AEPL 2020: Dr. Nilay Arat and Dr. Asli Topukcu during the online lessons with the students
AEPL 2020: Dr. Nilay Arat and Dr. Asli Topukcu during the online lessons with the students
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