The Interdepartmental University Research Center on European Affairs has its administrative headquarters at the Department of Law.
To the activity of the Center they contribute, in accordance with the principle of interdisciplinary approach, professors and researchers belonging to the following departments: Department of Law, Department of Civil Engineering, Environment, Territory, Architecture, Mathematics.
The Centre’s activity has as its main scientific purpose the study of European policies in a perspective of cooperation between Universities, Centers and European Institutes. The Center intends, in particular, to be a meeting point for the implementation of an integrated and multidisciplinary research on European policies, which has the fundamental purpose of acting as a protagonist subject of direct interaction with society as well as with the scientific community.
The objective is the economic, technical, cultural and social enhancement of the knowledge developed by the network that the Center intends to develop, also through:
- basic and applied research activities in general;
- research and training activities (including through inter-university exchanges) in the field of European policies in the sectors with the greatest impact, in particular for the External Components;
- investigation, study and analysis activities on behalf of third parties, also with the supervision of the External Components, in the legal and economic field (and further, in view of the expansion of the network to institutions / institutions of relevance for the engineering and medical / pharmacological sectors);
- promotion and organization of round tables and moments of cultural exchange on European policy issues.
Within the activities of the Center, the priority themes that are given to the attention and study of the Center are:
- the “Euro Zone” and its future;
- ICT technologies and sector within European policies;
- dialogue between cultures in the Mediterranean area;
- to relaunch European integration through the economic and political development of the Union, with short and long term interventions;
- the theme of migration: refugees and migrants compared in the context of host countries;
- examination and analysis of EU legislation and jurisprudence on European level issues.
Contact person: Prof. Alberto Sciumé