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Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives


2020-07-06 - 2020-07-11 ( )


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Program Director:
M. Kaiafa-Gbandi

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  • Short Description


    Online Summer School

    “Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”


    Due to the unforeseeable circumstances caused by the worldwide pandemic of convid-19 and the imposed movement restrictions, the Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (, decided that the 2020 Summer School, hosted through the Center for Education and Lifelong Learning of the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, will be conducted online on the planned dates. Our goal is to ensure thus the safe completion of the Summer School with the participation of the highest possible number of interested parties, as well as the course’s quality standards. We look forward to meeting you “via the Web” and discussing with you about the recent developments in the fields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level.

    The 6-day intensive online courses will focus on ongoing developments of key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. Recent developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Criminal Law Anti-Money Laundering Directive, asset recovery and confiscation, corporate liability, corruption, etc. The classes will be live, taught with the help of a simultaneous teleconferencing system, so that the participants will have the chance to interact and participate in the discussion.

    Speakers include:

    • Prof. Pedro Caeiro (University of Coimbra, Portugal)
    • Dr. Peter Csonka (EU Commission, Head of Unit Criminal Law)
    • Prof. Thomas Elholm (University of Copenhagen, Denmark)
    • Prof. Eric Hilgendorf (University of Würzburg, Germany)
    • Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi (Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece)
    • Prof. Helmut Satzger (LMU University Munich, Germany)

    The detailed program is available here .

    Upon completion of the seminar, participants will be awarded a Certificate of participation with ECTS credits.


    6-11 July 2020.


    Everywhere! The courses will be taught online.

    Who can apply?

    This summer school aims at law students, young graduates and professionals with a background in law. Applicants with a background in other disciplines that are relevant to the theme of the summer school will be considered as well.

    All courses are taught in English. Although applicants are not required to present an official certificate of language proficiency, they need to be fluent in English, so that they can follow the courses and interact with fellow students.

    How can I apply?

    Applications are submitted online here.

    The application deadline is 30 June 2020.


    For any questions, please contact us via e-mail:



    Director of the Programme

    Prof. M. Kaiafa-Gbandi

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    The participants will receive a certificate of participation after completion of the program.

    3,5 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful participation in the final written examination.

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The tuition fee for the 2020 session is 250€ . It includes tuition, course materials, and the certificate of attendance.

A special “early bird” fee of 200€ is offered to all participants who register before 20 June 2020.

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