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07/05/2019
30th anniversary of the Jean Monnet Activities, Florence 2019

 

On May 2, prof. Dr. Carolina Soler García, Professor of Public International Law and European Union, and Secretary Academy of the Interuniversity Centre for European Studies of the University of Alicante, attended the session dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Jean Monnet activities that took place at the European University Institute  in Florence. This session discussed the ways to address current political and social trends through education, in general, and in the field of European studies, in particular. Photos of the event.
07/05/2019
Defense of the doctoral thesis of prof. Carolina Soler García

 

On April 12, it took place the act of defense of the doctoral thesis of prof. Carolina Soler García, Academic Secretary of the Interuniversity Centre for European Studies (CIEE) of the University of Alicante, entitled "The expulsion of foreigners in the jurisprudence of the European regional courts", directed by the Director of the CIEE, Prof. Dr. Jaume Ferrer Lloret. Photos of the event.
11/12/2018
Course EUROPEAN UNION AND HUMAN RIGHTS March 2019

 

In March 2019, the 2nd edition of the course "The European Union and Human Rights (2nd ed 2018-2019)" will be held. Registration fee: 10 euros.

Pre-registration for the course will be open throughout the month of February 2019, and can be done at the following link, selecting the corresponding course. Then, the student will receive an informative email confirming their registration, with a link to the payment receipt and the instructions to access UACloud.

 

Information brochure

Course description

12/01/2019
Free course THE EUROPEAN UNION: ORGANIZATION AND FUNCTIONING, February 2019

From January 7 to 31, 2019 the registration period for the 2nd edition of the course "The EU: Organization and Functioning, a Spanish perspective" will be open. It is a free course, recognized by the Institute of Education Sciences (ICE) of the University of Alicante: validated for "ICE hours".

Addressees:

Teachers of Secondary Education. University graduates who have completed or are studying the Master's Programme in Secondary School Teaching.
University graduates from any other field and those who want to know more about the European Union.
University students in the last years of  their Degree

Timetable: 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Venue: University of Alicante. Campus of San Vicente del Raspeig

Course programme

Registration: Online Form (open in the indicated period)

More info course web


10/01/2019
Course "Immigration, Human Rights and border control in the E U"

The pre-registration and enrollment period for the course " Immigration, Human Rights and border control in the European Union” to be given in February-March 2019, is now open. The registration fee is 10 euros. If you are interested, sign up as soon as possible, as the places are limited.


You can pre-register in the following link, selecting the corresponding course. Then, after receiving an email confirming your registration, you must enroll in the course through UAcloud, following the instructions.

 Here you can see all the course information

12/11/2018
Conference "The European Union and Spain in the face of the international law of investments"

 

In 12th to 15th of November" are held the "European Union and Spain in the face of the international investment law", organized by the Interuniversity Centre for European Studies (CIEE) of the University of Alicante subsidized by the Programme for the promotion of scientific research, technological development and innovation in the Valencian Community.

 

See further information on the event by clicking on the news item link.

30/10/2018
INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS: REFLECTIONS ON THE ROLE OF THE EUROPEAN UNION AND ITS MEMBER STATES IN THE MIGRATORY CRISIS OF THE LAST YEARS (5th and 6th November)

 

The next 5th and 6th of November will take place the International Congress entitled Reflections on the role of the European Union and its Member States in the migration crisis of recent years.

The Congress is organized by the Public International Law and International Relations Department of the Miguel Hernández University with funding from the Ministry of Education, Research, Culture and Sports of the Generalitat Valenciana.

 

See further information on the event by clicking on the news item link.

16/10/2018
8th Course on Security and Defence", 15-16 OCTOBER 2018

The CIEE, co-funded by the Ministry of Defence, will host on 15th and 16th October the

"8th Course on Security and Defence", which this time will be focused on "The participation of the Spanish Military Forces in international missions".

The admission to the activity, to be held at the Conference Hall (Salón de Grados) at the Faculty of Law from 11.00 a.m. to 2.p.m., is completely free but limited to seating capacity. Certificates of attendance for those attendees who having participated in the entire activity will be issued on request.

See further information on the event by clicking on the news item link.

01/10/2018
Free course THE EUROPEAN UNION: ORGANISATION and OPERATION, November 2018

 

Now you can register in the "EU: Organization and Functioning Course" completely free of charge.

 

  • If you are a Secondary School teacher, or will become one soon, this course is made for you, as it is aimed to facilitate the teaching of the optional subject "The EU: Organization and Functioning" (Order 18/2011, of 1 st April, by the Education Branch of the Valencian Government) to be delivered at the "Bachillerato" stage.
  • If you are a University Graduate in any other field and want to learn more about the European Union, you are more than welcome, because the course provides very useful facts for citizens residing and working within the Union's territory.
  • University graduates that possess the Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude.
  • University students of the last courses of Degree.
  • University graduates in general.

 

Programme of the course

                                             Registration online

 

If you are interested, hurry up! Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. However, if you are only interested in a particular thematic module, you are more than welcome too, since the course is offered in conference format. In this case, entrance will be limited to seating capacity.

04/09/2018
Course "The European Union and Human Rights " October 2018

The pre-registration and enrollment period for the course "The European Union and Human Rights (1st ed. 2018-2019)" to be given in October 2018, is now open. The registration fee is 10 euros. If you are interested, sign up as soon as possible, since the places are limited.
You can pre-register in the following link, selecting this course. Then, after receiving an email confirming your registration, you must enroll in the course through UAcloud, following the instructions.

Here you can see all the course information.

Course description

This course can be validated for both former free-choice credits and new degree credits.

23/05/2018
Major challenges facing the European Union: Brexit, the migration crisis, the economic crisis and climate change


This course is focused on the analysis of the most important challenges facing the European Union in our days. Especially, the Brexit, the prolonged financial and economic crisis, the migration crisis and the fight against climate change, represent challenges that the European Union has to face, trying to overcome important difficulties in order to offer an answer to each one of them.

Course programme

 

  •             Director: Dr. Jaume Ferrer Lloret
  •             Credits: 20 hours / 2 ECTS credits
  •             Dates: from July 16 to 19, 2018
  •             Hours: from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  •             Fees: students, PDI / PAS UA, alumni UA and unemployed people: €60. General: €90
  •             Place: Mock Trial Room -Faculty of Law of the University of Alicante
  •             Pre-registration
  •             Registration information
30/04/2018
V Workshop "International Joint Operations Situation of immigration in the Mediterranean"

 On 30th, 31st of May and 1st of June 2018 the University of Alicante will host the 5th Workshop on "International joint operations on the situation of immigration in the Mediterranean", organized by the University Institute of Internal Security Research (IUISI).

The workshop will present the current situation of joint operations, how they are managed, their development and the desirable evaluation of these in the future. Also,  there it will be explained how the Civil Guard contributes to create the NSP (National Situational Picture) of Spain in relation to joint operations in the international arena, the different possible scenarios that we face during these and the strategy that they protect.

  • Dates and hours:
    • Wednesday, May 30 from 9.00 to 17: 30h 
    • Thursday, May 31 from 9.00 to 18:30
    • Friday, June 1 from 9.00 to 12:45
  • Venue: Ramón Martín Mateo Rector Hall, Faculty of Law, University of Alicante.
  • In addition to participating in the entire workshop, it is possible to attend the papers that are of most interest (program attached).
  • Free registration through the following form (open until May 13): https://goo.gl/fKvXyh 
24/04/2018
III Conference "Western Sahara and Valencian Public Universities"

 On Wednesday, April 25, 2018, the Director of the CIEE, Prof. Jaume Ferrer Lloret, will participate in the roundtable "Reflections on the current situation of the peace process in Western Sahara",  within the III Conference on Western Sahara and the Valencian Public Universities, organized by the Secretariat for Internalization and Cooperation and the Vicerectorate of International Relations of the University of Alicante.

     Venue: Rectorado Multimedia Room. - Campus of San Vicente del Raspeig - University of Alicante.
                  Free entrance , limited room capacity.

 

 

 

02/03/2018
Series of round tables "Studies on the EU in Secondary Education: specific areas"

The Interuniversity Centre for European Studies of the University of Alicante, with the co-financing of the Erasmus + Jean Monnet Activities Program-EAC / A03 / 2016 (586888-EPP-I-2017-I-ES-EPPJMO-PROJECT) organizes the days 1, 8.7 and 14 fo March 2018 a series of round tables on studies of the European Union in Secondary Education.

 

  • Hours and venue: Faculty of Law
    • March 1 and 8 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. - Mock Trial Room
    • March 7th and 14th from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. - Conference Room Rector Ramón Martín Mateo
  • Free admission, limited  capacity.
12/12/2017
Free course THE EUROPEAN UNION: ORGANISATION AND FUNCTIONING, February 2018

Upcoming course "EU: Organization and Functioning " course, free of charge.

  • If you are a Secondary School teacher, or will become one soon, this course is made for you, as it is aimed to facilitate the teaching of the optional subject "The EU: Organization and Functioning" (Order 18/2011, of 1 st April , by the Education Branch of the Valencian Government) to be delivered at the "Bachillerato" stage.
  • If you are a University Graduate in any other field and want to learn more about the European Union, you are more than welcome, because the course provides very useful facts for citizens residing and working within the Union's territory.
  • University graduates that possess the Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude.
  • University students of the last courses of any Degree.
  • University graduates in general.

Programme of the course.

If you are interested, hurry up! Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. However, if you are only interested in a particular thematic module, you are more than welcome too, since this year the course is offered in conference format. In this case, entrance will be limited to seating capacity.

12/12/2017
Course "The European Union and Human Rights " February-March 2018

The course "The European Union and Human Rights (2nd ed. 2017-2018) will be taught in February-March 2018. This academic year the registration fee is 10 euros. If you are interested, sign up as soon as possible, as the places are limited.


You can pre-register in the following link, selecting the corresponding course, open from 8th January to 16 February 2018. Then, after receiving an email confirming your registration, you must enroll in the course through UAcloud, following the instructions.

 Here you can see all the course information.

This course can be validated for both former free-choice credits and new degree credits.

11/12/2017
The professors of the CIEE teach on "The European Union in the face of the big political and economic crises: the migratory crisis, financial and the Brexit

 

The professors of the CIEE will teach from 5 December 2017 to 6 February 2018, the subject "The European Union in the face of  the big political  and economic crises: the migratory and  financial  crises and the Brexit", included in the plan of studies of the diploma senior 2017/18 of the Permanent University of the University of Alicante.

The Permanent University of the University of Alicante (UPUA) is a program of scientific, cultural and social development of the University aimed at promoting Science and Culture, at the same time as intergenerational relations, to improve the quality of life of  the elderly and encourage their participation, in their context, as social driving forces. Within the framework of the UPUA program, in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Research, Culture and Sports and various municipal bodies and private banking entities, university training for seniors is offered in order to respond to the interests and needs of this sector of the population of the Valencian Community.

The professors of the CIEE, will tackle the following contents, among others, through oral explanations and use of multimedia material:

1. An introduction to the basic operation of the EU. His institutional system.

2. The uncertainties on the extensions and exits of the European Union. The Brexit.

3. The financial and economic crisis in the European Union. The construction of the Banking Union.

4. The European Union in the face of the international migratory crisis: repercussions for Spain.

5. The European Union in the face of the big global challenges. Especially, the Union and the climatic change.

 

  • More information in: https://cv1.cpd.ua.es/consplanesestudio/cvfichaasi.asp?wcodest=uper&wcodasi=91059&wLengua=C&scaca=2017-18
27/11/2017
Sixth Edition of ELSA DAY: " Justice beyond borders"

Next Thursday, November 30, will take place the sixth edition of ELSA DAY (European Law Students' Association), under the theme: "Justice beyond borders."

On this occasion, Prof. Ms. Carolina Soler García, Academic Secretary of the Interuniversity Centre for European Studies of the University of Alicante and Professor of Public International Law and International Relations, will participate with ELSA Alicante with a paper entitled: "The rights of foreigners as a limit to state sovereignty in matters of expulsion. "

  • Place of celebration: Mock Trial Room of the Faculty of Law University of Alicante
  • Time of 13.00 to 14:30h
  • Attendance is opened to the public in general, limited to the capacity of the Room
23/11/2017
Debate session with the Citizenship. The Future of Europe and of the Cohesion Policy of the European Union.


Next Tuesday, November 28, Prof. Dr. D. Jorge Urbaneja Cillán, Researcher of the Interuniversity Centre of European Studies of the University of Alicante and Prof. of the area of International Public Law and International Relations of the University of Alicante, will participate in the Debate session with the citizenship regarding the future of Europe and the cohesion policy of the European Union and other instruments.

  •      Venue: Mediterranean House. Old Benalúa Station (Alicante)
  •      Hours: from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
  •      More information and registration: apotecdgfondos@gva.es

 

22/11/2017
The Jean Monnet biennial Conference 2017

 

On 27 and 28 November, Prof. Dr. Jaume Ferrer Lloret, Jean Monnet Chair of the European Commission and director of the Interuniversity Centre for European Studies of the University of Alicante, and Prof. Dr. Millán Requena Casanova,  holder of a Jean Monnet  teaching module will attend the Jean Monnet Biennial Conference (BiCo), co-organized by EACEA.

The 2017 year's edition of the JM conference will be devoted to the current major political turning point in EU history and its consequences for the future of the European integration. This theme has been very high on the agenda of political and academic debates recently and is about to gain even more relevance in the light of the Commission's White Paper, the speech on the state of the union by president Juncker and also major political developments in EU member states in the course of 2017.

 This year's conference objective is to allow debate on important EU-policy issues but also to disseminate information on more technical issues for the new grant holders.

 

02/10/2017
Free course THE EUROPEAN UNION: ORGANISATION AND FUNCTIONING, NOVEMBER 2017

Now you can register in the "EU: Organization and Functioning " course, free of charge.

  • If you are a Secondary School teacher, or will become one soon, this course is made for you, as it is aimed to facilitate the teaching of the optional subject "The EU: Organization and Functioning" (Order 18/2011, of 1 st April , by the Education Branch of the Valencian Government) to be delivered at the "Bachillerato" stage.
  • If you are a University Graduate in any other field and want to learn more about the European Union, you are more than welcome, because the course provides very useful facts for citizens residing and working within the Union's territory.
  • University graduates that possess the Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude.
  • University students of the last courses of any Degree.
  • University graduates in general.

If you are interested, hurry up! Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. However, if you are only interested in a particular thematic module, you are more than welcome too, since this year the course is offered in conference format. In this case, entrance will be limited to seating capacity.

29/09/2017
7th COURSE ON SECURITY AND DEFENCE, 16-17 OCTOBER 2017

The CIEE, co-funded by the Ministry of Defence, will hold on 10th and 11th October the "6th Course on Security and Defence", which this time will be focused on "the participation of the Spanish Military Forces in international missions".

The admission to the activity, to be held at the Conference Hall at the Faculty of Law (Salón de Grados) from 11.00 a.m. to 2.p.m., is completely free but limited to seating capacity. There will be issued certificates of attendance for those attendees who having participated in the entire activity so request.

See further information on the event by clicking on the news item link.

05/09/2017
Pre-registration and enrollment period for the course "The European Union and Human Rights October 2017

 

The pre-registration and enrollment period for the course "The European Union and Human Rights (1st ed. 2017-2018)" to be given in October 2017, is now open. This academic year the registration fee will be 10 euros.

 You can pre-register in the following link, selecting the corresponding course. Then, after receiving an email confirming your registration, you must enroll in the course through UAcloud, following the instructions

This course can be validated for both former free-choice credits and new degree credits.


10/07/2017
Experts debate in the UA on the repercussions of the migrant crises for Spain

 

From today until next Thursday, July 13, experts in Law and migration crises meet at the University of Alicante to address the repercussions in Spain of the current international migrant crisis. To this end, the summer course "The European Union in the face of the international migration crisis: repercussions for Spain" has started this morning, with interventions by Antonio Galiano, director of the Secretariat of International Mobility of the UA; and Jaume Ferrer, director of the course and professor of Public International Law and International Relations of the UA. The meeting, sponsored by the Interuniversity Center for European Studies, addresses topics of high interest and topicality such as the impact of armed conflicts on migration in Europe; refugee protection; what is the EU's position on the migration crisis; border management; or expulsions of immigrants.

The debates focus on the following areas: the evolution of the international conflicts that have caused the migrant crisis (Syria); the controversial management of the migration crisis by the European Union (agreement with Turkey); and the legislative, administrative and judicial practice of Spain in this respect.

Mr. Jaume Ferrer, director of the course, stated that "the response to the serious migration crisis is the full respect for human rights; the increase of material and human resources; the reinforcement of foreign and security policy for the resolution of conflicts, and the implementation of a commercial and development cooperation policy in third world states. "

 

The complete press release  can be found in the following link:

https://web.ua.es/es/actualidad-universitaria/2017/julio17/10-16/expertos-debaten-en-la-ua-sobre-las-repercusiones-de-las-crisis-migratoria-para-espana.html

03/07/2017
"Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe"

 

The European Commission has started on 28/06/2017 an EU-wide contest for the "Altiero Spinelli Prize for Outreach: Spreading Knowledge about Europe".

This Prize will reward outstanding contributions that communicate the founding values, history, action and key benefits of the EU to citizens.

Eligible participants include, for example, scholars, researchers, scientists, writers, journalists and artists who can contribute to articulating what Europe stands for today and tomorrow.

This first-time Prize complements the Jean Monnet Actions – an Erasmus+ funded initiative supporting teaching and academic research programmes on EU studies.

More detailed information available at:

 

15/05/2017
The European Union in the face of the international migrant crisis: repercussions for Spain

This summer course analyses the severe migrant crisis that is currently affecting Europe and the impact it has on Spain in particular. The next topics will be dealt with more thoroughly: the evolution of the international conflicts which have largely originated the migrant crisis (Syria...), EU’s controversial management of the migrant crisis (Deal with Turkey) and Spain's legislative, administrative and judicial actions.

  • Director: Jaume Ferrer Lloret
  • Credits: 20 hours / 2 credits LRU / ECTS
  • Date: from 10 to 14 July 2017
  • Price: students, unemployed: €60. General: €90
  • Place: Facultad de derecho (Aula DE/1-20P). Campus de la Universidad de Alicante
  • Sign-up requirements: undergraduate and graduate students, especially those studying in the field of Law and Social Sciences. However, since the course tackles some current issues and includes a practical approach on specific problems, students coming from the civil service, law enforcement bodies and non-governmental organizations are also welcome
  • Diploma or certificate requirements: attending 80% of the sessions and submitting an essay or report – yet to be determined
  • Language: Spanish and Valencian
  • Signing-up and information at: https://web.ua.es/es/verano/informacion-general-de-matricula.html
05/04/2017
"The European Union in the face of Brexit: challenges for Spain"

 

As part of the activities of the Jean Monnet Module "Equal Treatment and Non-Discrimination Law in the European Union", led by Professor Dr. Millán Requena Casanova, the conference / seminar "The European Union in the face of Brexit: challenges for Spain", will take place next Friday, April 7th.

This event  will be held in the Courtroom classroom of the Faculty of Law at the UA, from11:00 to 13:00 hrs.

 

Speakers will include:

- Dr. Carlos Jiménez Piernas. Professor of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Alcalá.

- Dr. Jaume Ferrer Lloret. Professor of Public International Law and International Relations at the University of Alicante.

Moderated by:

- Dr. Millán Requena Casanova. Professor of International Public Law and International Relations at the University of Alicante. Module Holder "Equal Treatment and Non-discrimination Law in the European Union" (ref 553174-EPP-1-2014-EN-EPPJMO-MODULE)

  • The attendance is open to the general public, limited to seating  capacity
15/03/2017
Seminar "Gibraltar: its international and European status at the post-Brexit crossroads"

 

Mr Antonio García Ferrer, General Deputy director of the Office for Gibraltar Affairs of the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, will offer this conference to the students of International Law, which will focus on the main historical  and legal elements of the dispute, with particular attention ito its international and European  status at the  post-Brexit crossroads.

The seminar will be presented and moderated by Mr Millán Requena Casanova, Professor of International Public Law  and International Relations of the University of Alicante.

  • The act will take place in classroom 8-G of the Faculty of Law of the University of Alicante on Wednesday 15 March at 11:00 hours.
  • Admission free, subject to seating capacity.
05/05/2016
Certificates for the course "The EU and Human Rights", Feb 2016, now available.

 

Certificates for "The EU and Human Rights" course (Feb-Mar 2016) are now available. Note: from now on the certificates will be in electronic format and have to be downloaded via students' UACloud, in "e-administración>Trámites". First you have to apply for the certificate on the app; secondly, you have to pay for the issuance fee (online); and, finally, you will be able to download the certificate. Please, should you have any queries, do not hesitate to contact us.

17/02/2017
Visit of the General Director of Relations with the European Unión and the State, Ms. Daría Terradez Salom

 

Next Tuesday 21 February 2017, Ms. Daría Terradez Salom,  General Director of Relations with the European Unión and the State, will visit the UA and will take part in one of the sessions of the course "The European Union: organisation and operation" (2ª ed.), organised by the Interuniversity Centre of European Studies of the University of Alicante.

In the session Ms. Daría Terradez Salom will talk about the participation of the regions in the European Union, with special reference to the role and actions carried out by the Generalitat Valenciana in this regard.

  • This session is open to all the public interested in attending
  • Place and hourAulario I, classroom 1-24M, at 16,30h, University of Alicante (Sant Vicent del Raspeig).
14/01/2016
Register in THE EU AND HUMAN RIGHTS COURSE! February 2017

 

Registration for "The European Union and Human Rights (2nd. ed. 2016-2017)" course, which will take place in February-March 2017, is now open. If you are interested, plese hurry up to register, since places are limited. There is a 10-euro registration fee. You can register:

  • by submitting the registration form (in the link above)  to the Secretary's Office in the Area of public International Law,
  • by emailing it to the address on the form, or
  • by calling the Secretary's Office.

This course can be validated for both former free-choice credits and new degree credits.

13/10/2016
Free course THE EUROPEAN UNION: ORGANISATION And OPERATION, February 2017

Now you can register in the "EU: Organization and Functioning Course"  completely free of charge.

  • If you are a Secondary School teacher, or will become one soon, this course is made for you, as it is aimed to facilitate the teaching of the optional subject "The EU: Organization and Functioning" (Order 18/2011, of 1 st April , by the Education Branch of the Valencian Government) to be delivered at the "Bachillerato" stage.
  • If you are a University Graduate in any other field and want to learn more about the European Union, you are more than welcome, because the course provides very useful facts for citizens residing and working whithin the Union's territory.
  • University graduates that possess the Certificate of Pedagogical Aptitude.
  • University students of the last courses of Degree.
  • University graduates in general.

If you are interested, hurry up! Registration is on a first-come first-served basis. However, if you are only interested in a particular thematic module, you are more than welcome too, since this year the course is offered in conference format. In this case, entrance will be limited to seating capacity.

10/09/2013
CATCH UP ON CIEE'S LATEST ACTIVITIES THROUGH ITS FACEBOOK PAGE

The CIEE has just opened its Facebook page, so that you can catch up on its activities through this social network.

09/09/2013
THE CIEE HAS A TWITTER ACCOUNT AT LAST!

Follow us through Twitter too:https://twitter.com/CIEE10

 

 

 

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