University of Piraeus

The Jean Monnet Chari on EU Law and Policies is affiliated with the University of Piraeus, established in 1938. The University of Piraeus constitutes a highly innovative experience that has embodied European cooperation and integration in its main developmental objectives. Its strategy towards excellence has led to an active involvement in European research and educational programs and a commitment to strengthening its linkages with other International and European institutions.

Euro-Meditterean University

The Jean Monnet Chair on EU Law & Policies is affiliated with the Euro-Mediterranean University (EMUNI) representing the University of Piraeus in the General Assembly of EMUNI. The two Universities have agreed to co-operate in the projects that follow the six priorities of the Union for the Mediterranean, especially on the fields of developing Study Programmes at Post-graduate level; preparing Seminars and Master/PhD courses with ECST; organising conferences and other joint events; developing and implementing Joint Research Projects. Prof. Dr. N. Farantouris represented the University of Piraeus in EMUNI’s General Assembly (Lisbon, 24-25 November 2011), where the University of Piraeus was officially declared an Academic Partner of EMUNI.

LNG Forum

Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) is an increasingly necessary energy source worldwide. It is expected that in the next decade 1/3 of natural gas consumption in Europe will be supplied by LNG. LNG Forum, set up under the aegis of the European Jean Monnet Chair on EU Energy Law & Policy, brings together academics and key industry specialists to discuss and analyse the legal, economic and geopolitical aspects of the LNG sector. The LNG Forum activities cover all areas pertaining to the latest and future developments in LNG on a local, EU and global level, with particular focus on South East Europe and Eastern Mediterranean:
  • Strategic and operational implications of LNG activity
  • EU Regulation and the legal regime for LNG
  • Geopolitics of the LNG development the South East Mediterranean (Greece, Cyprus & Israel)
  • LNG and Security of Supply
  • Infrastructure to increase LNG production, transport and import capabilities
  • LNG trading, risk management and global market developments
  • Shipping operations and legal implications
  • LNG logistics and optimising the LNG value chain
  • LNG as fuel
  • Floating LNG project
  • Liquifaction and regasification terminal projects
  • Location and market demands on marine LNG Terminals

ECSA Greece

The Jean Monnet Chair in EU Law and Policies collaborates with the European Community Studies Association (ECSA-Europe and ECSA-World). The Chair holder, Prof. Dr. N. Farantouris, is an elected member of the Governing Board of ECSA-Greece.

European Centre of Economic & Financial Law

The European Centre of Economic and Financial Law (ECEFIL) aims at promoting scientific discourse in the areas of economic and financial law among experts in international, European and comparative law. The Jean Monnet Chair holder, Dr. N. Farantouris, is an ECEFIL academic associate.

Association of Greek Commercialists
Σύνδεσμος Ελλήνων Εμπορικολόγων

Teaching and research actvities of the Chair are directly related with the lex mercatoria. The Association of Greek Commercialists is an ideal forum for discussion and research on competition, energy and transport law and regulation.