Jean Monnet Advanced Seminar in EU...

Jean Monnet Advanced Seminar in EU Criminal Law and Policy (2017): Fight Against Terrorism through Prevention of Financing and Recruitment

The course will be held in Dubrovnik from May 1-5 2017.



The main objective of this course is to transfer advanced knowledge and understanding of the EU Criminal Law and Policy dealing with the Fight Against Terrorism through Prevention of Financing and Recruitment. The Advanced Seminar will provide a venue not only for transfer of knowledge to students and young researchers, but also for an intense academic dialogue between eminent experts in the field (including policy makers), with the aim to create a sustainable network. The course lecturers will be addressing the topics such as: the terrorist recruitment process, legal answers to terrorism, financing of terrorism and fighting terrorism with measures against organized crime; special international court for terrorism; Alien Tort Statue Act (USA) and terrorism prevention, terrorism and ECHR, the future of fighting extremism in Russia, USA and Europe.

This Jean Monnet Advanced Seminar is co-sponsored by the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb (Croatia), and Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law (Freiburg, Germany).

The course is open to interested participants from academia, foremost graduate and postgraduate law students, but also to students of political sciences, sociology, journalism, police academy, etc., as well as experts and practitioners from government institutions and members of the NGO sector, lawyers and prosecutors.

While the morning classes will be given by course lecturers, renowned experts in the field, afternoons will be devoted to short presentations by the students on a topic of their own choice, related to any of the themes covered by this course. Presentations of about 10-15 minutes in English language qualify students for graduation from the course and lead to course certificate and 4 ECTS points, recognized by the Faculty of Law in Zagreb. Participants are also encouraged to take an active part in discussions following the lectures and in the afternoons. The Course is accredited under the name: EU Substantive Criminal Law and Protection of Victims

There is no course fee. All participants (including students enrolled at the Zagreb Faculty of Law) are required to pay a 50 EUR fee directly to IUC upon arrival. The online application is open until April, 10, 2017.

For further questions and discussions please visit our Facebook page: ″EU Substantive Criminal Law and Protection of Victims” or contact student teaching assistants: Stjepan Šikoronja (, Domagoj Grurević (




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