ELGS
Joining a School of Excellence:
The European Law and Governance School (ELGS) is a modern international school with the aim and mission to offer Excellence in all levels of Education in the fields of European and International Law and Governance.
The School aims to shape socially responsible leaders of the future with an inquisitive mind and a free spirit.


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EPLO
The European Public Law Organization is an international organization dedicated to the dissemination of knowledge in the area of public law & governance. Established in 2007, has developed and supported, close to 200 educational, research, training, institution building activities and provided assistance to democratic institutions in more than 70 countries.

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ANNOUNCEMENT for Italian citizens to attend the ELGS Undergraduate Degree Programs

Posted on 27 Jul 2016
ANNOUNCEMENT Italian citizens are hereby invited to express their interest to attend one of the thre

ELGS Program Announced at the Presidential Palace of the Italian Republic/Il Quirinale

Posted on 16 May 2016
The presentation and announcement of the European Law and Governance School program was officially a

Seminar in Cyprus for Competition Law

Posted on 04 Nov 2015
A three-day seminar for training judges and prosecutors on EU Competition law in Nicosia, Cyprus suc

EPLO new building in Plaka with the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic

Posted on 10 Sep 2015
The EPLO had the honor of inaugurating its new building in Plaka (the old district in the center of



LLB in EU Law
A 3-year undergraduate program designed with flexibility in mind that strives to educate students on the key legal principles underpinning the EU. Students will receive special training on a national law of their choice, as well as on transversal skills development. Studying abroad at a partner institution of the ELGS is encouraged. The application procedure is concluded for 2016. Applications for the 2017 Session will open by December 1, 2016.

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LLM in EU Law
A fresh and updated curriculum, this one-year taught degree covers key topics related to EU law at the postgraduate level, such as the EU Area of Freedom, Security and Justice, and Competition Law. Students will have the unique opportunity to undertake a specialization in EU Monetary and Financial Law. Application procedure is still open until January 1, 2017. Scholarships are available.


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MA in Governance Studies
A 1-year taught degree earning a total of 60 ECTS credits in either: Public Policy, Global Governance, or in Communications, Media and Public Policy. The curriculum focuses on world-wide governance studies, contributing to the creation of a new generation of highly skilled administrators and leaders. Application procedure is still open until January 1, 2017. Scholarships are available.


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Obtain a PhD
The ELGS PhD program is a modern program of the highest academic standard, which has been designed with flexibility and mobility in mind. Successful applicants will be assigned a supervisor, based upon their academic interests, from the renowned International Faculty Network of the ELGS. Application procedure is still open.




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  • The EPLO students enjoy the beauty and the tranquility of a traditional collegiate setting amidst a landscape of unparalleled environmental and cultural beauty. The EPLO premises in Sounion one hour away from Athens by car, overlook the Aegean Sea and are located by the bay of Cape Sounion, where the ancient Temple of Poseidon rests.
  • With a catalogue of over 30,000 volumes on Public Law and the related fields of international, comparative and EU law, as well as Human Rights, the Academy’s European Public Law Library is one of the largest specialized academic law libraries in Europe. Its corpora on national law covers over 50 countries worldwide.
  • The premises were designed with the aim of having a working environment that promotes study and research activities, as well as an environmentally conscious and healthy lifestyle among the EPLO employees and its visitors.

  • You Are Now In Charge
    Getting to class, doing the homework, getting your papers in on time—all of these are things you're going to have to do without anybody following up on you. Step up and take responsibility. You're in charge of this thing.  
     
    Studying starts when classes end
    College work does not end when classes do. Most of the work is done outside the classroom. Schedule your studying time early in advance and find yourself a quiet pla ce to study.
     
    Pursue your passion
    Each semester, be sure to take at least one course in something you're good at and are really interested in. The joy of doing something you enjoy—and doing it well—will go a long way to making up for all the unpleasant things you have to do at college. Guaranteed.  
     
    Seek mentor(s)
    Find people of previous semesters that are willing to provide you useful advice and information.
  • Stay on Top of Academic Requirements
    Read all graduate school guidelines and department requirements literature carefully. We suggest that you preregister for courses to ensure that you get into key required courses. We also recommend that you identify and complete the necessary forms and procedures needed for graduation.

    Dealing with time pressure
    It is normal that you find yourself at some time under pressure mainly due to the amount of work you have undertaken and the level at which you are expected to work. It is time to manage your work.

    Study now - Study groups
    It’s much harder to procrastinate on graduate level work than it may have been when you were an undergraduate so stay on top of your studies. Begin your study and organize study groups so as not to study alone.

    Take advantage of your professors
    It is an opportunity for you to meet some of the most prestigious personalities of your field and discuss with them your expectations.
  • Support material
    Make support material available to you in a variety of ways, such as on paper or online; learn how to use discipline-specific bibliographic databases.

    Adjust to working in a research environment

    Time management
    Manage your time so as to combine effectively all the activities of a researcher.

    Connect with your supervisor
    Get constantly in contact with your supervisor and receive guidance from him.


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The ELGS students enjoy the beauty and the tranquility of a traditional collegiate setting amidst a landscape of unparalleled environmental and cultural beauty. The EPLO premises in Sounio overlook the Aegean Sea and are located by the bay of Cape Sounio, where the ancient Temple of Poseidon rests. Check some of our student life snapshots below or click here for more.