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ERA: Summer Course on European Social Security Law


09 Sep 2019 to 13 Sep 2019





Event Description


The purpose of this course is to provide a thorough introduction to EU social security law. EU legislation and recent case law of the Court of Justice of the EU will be presented.

Key topics

  • EU legal framework on social security law
  • General principles of EU social security coordination
  • Rules on determination of the  applicable legislation
  • Special provisions concerning the various categories of benefits (sickness benefits, pensions, unemployment benefits, family benefits)
  • Patient mobility and cross-border healthcare
  • Latest developments concerning Brexit, reform of the coordination rules, European Labour Authority

Participants will be able to deepen their knowledge through discussions and workshops.

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at legal practitioners seeking an introduction to EU social security law.

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Social programme
After a day's intensive training, enjoy our varied social programme: the course dinner with fellow participants, wine-tasting in the Mosel vineyards and a tour of the historic city of Trier.

Visit to the Court of Justice of the European Union
Participants in this summer course will also have the opportunity to visit the Court of Justice of the European Union in Luxembourg.

Language: English

Organiser: Academy of European Law (ERA, Leyre Maiso)

Event number: 119B05




Recommendation voucher


If you cannot attend on your own, please feel free to pass on this invitation to your colleagues who might be interested. As a thank-you for registrations we receive on your recommendation we will send you avoucher worth € 50 for participation in an ERA event of your choice.






Gabriella Berki, Assistant Professor, University of Szeged

Rob Cornelissen, Guest Professor, Free University of Brussels (VUB)

Emma Holm, Legal Expert, Swedish Social Insurance Agency, Stockholm

Martin Meissnitzer-Faure
International and European Social Security Affairs, Main Association of Austrian Social Security Institutions, Vienna

Pauline Melin, Lecturer, Maastricht University

Saskia Montebovi, Assistant Professor, Tilburg University

Filip Van Overmeiren, Director at Deloitte, Global Employer Services; 
Professor at Ghent University and Free University of Brussels

Lode Van Steenkiste, Expert, National Social Security Office, Brussels

Ivana Vukorepa, Associate Professor, University of Zagreb



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