13th Jean Monnet Seminar "EU Law and Risk Regulation" 19th-25th April 2015, Dubrovnik


13th Jean Monnet Seminar

"EU Law and Risk Regulation"

19th-25th April 2015,

Inter University Center, Dubrovnik



The Dubrovnik Seminar is organized by the Jean Monnet Chair of European Public Law, University of Zagreb - Faculty of Law.

The event entails two parts - lectures by prominent EU law professors and members of the Court of Justice and research presentations by PhD candidates and junior academics.

This year the seminar deals with the topic of EU law and risk regulation. Organisers welcome researchers interested in presenting a paper dealing with any aspect of risk regulation in the EU whose aim is to minimise risks to public health, safety, data protection, life quality, environment, animal welfare, the functioning of the EU, etc.

Candidates are invited to apply by submitting a paper proposal and  CV. Accepted candidates will be eligible to publish their papers in the Croatian Yearbook of European Law & Policy.

Those interested in participating without a paper are also welcome to apply by submitting a motivation letter and a CV. Due to a limited number of places, those applying without a paper  are recommended early registration.


Participating faculty

Alberto Alemanno, HEC Paris and NYU School of Law

Catherine Barnard, Cambridge University

Tamara Ćapeta, University of Zagreb

Marise Cremona, European University Institute

Iris Goldner Lang, University of Zagreb

Adam Lazowski, Westminster University

Tamara Perišin, University of Zagreb

Donald Regan, University of Michigan Law School

Siniša Rodin, judge at the Court of Justice of the EU

Eleanor Sharpston, Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the EU

Sigmar Stadlmeier, Johannes Kepler University of Linz

Friedl Weiss, University of Vienna

Derrick Wyatt, University of Oxford and Queen's Counsel


The Seminar is aimed at

  • university students of all levels;
  • researchers;
  • legal practitioners,
  • judges and public-servants;
  • policy-makers;
  • members of civil society (NGO representatives)



  • submission of paper proposals (500 words max) and CVs: 15 January 2015
  • submission of papers by selected candidates: 10 April 2015
  • submission of papers for publication in CYELP: 1 June 2015
  • motivation letter and a CV (participation without a paper): on a rolling basis



All authors of accepted papers will receive grants covering reasonable travel expenses up to 500€ and lodging with breakfast for three nights. There is no need to submit any additional grant applications.

A limited number of grants is availible for advanced students and young professionals (participants without paper).

In allocating grants, priority will be given to young researchers who submit paper proposals and get selected to present them. This is a very competitive process, and successful candidates are awarded a travel grant and covered accommodation. Any remaining funds will get distributed to participants without a paper on the basis of academic merit, possibilities of acquiring alternative funding, impact, expected future dissemination of knowledge, etc. 

Applicants from non-EU states who want to take part in the conference (without a paper) may be eligible for IUC grants. Such applicants should submit the grant application form and submit it to the IUC directly.



For all correspondence, including for the submission of abstracts, papers and motivation letters, please contact us at: ejpkatedra@gmail.com

In all correspondence please send a Cc to: snjezana.vasiljevic@pravo.hr




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