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The European Knowledge Legal Area

Programme: Jean Monnet – LifeLong Learning Programme  (2007-2013) 

Typology: Jean Monnet Chair

Duration: 1/9/2011 – 31/8/2014

Coordinator/Beneficiary: Università degli Studi di Perugia (Department of Medicine)

Academic Coordinator: Roberto Cippitani

Key Staff: Mario Álvarez Ledesma, Valentina Colcelli, Andrea Sassi, Beatriz Sosa Morato


Reasons and objectives

The Lisbon Strategy and now the Communication Europe 2020 are able to establish a legal context which affect the traditional legal concepts. Today it is necessary to study the European Knowledge-based legal system. 

Therefore the objectives of the project are as follows: i) Updating the teaching legal contents;  ii) Carrying out research activities devoted to the EU legal integration; iii) Enhancing the collaboration between European and Third Country jurists in the field of the regional integration legal processes.   


i) n. 3 University courses at all levels, new or renewed, involving at least 80 students per year; ii) n. 2 types of events; iii) one website and at least n. 4 publications. 


1) a real European legal culture of the students; 2) better collaboration among jurists.