Revitalization of the Centre for European Law
The revitalization will strengthen the Centre’s role as the forum for European Law at the Faculty of Law.
The beginning of 2020 did not just mark a new year for the Centre for European Law, but also a new start. As decided by the Dean taken in the fall of 2019, the Centre has now been reorganized as a Faculty Center. Moreover, professor Ole Andreas Rognstad has taken over as the leader of the Centre. These formal changes, together with an array of other measures, constitute a revitalization of the Centre for European Law.
The purpose of the revitalization is to strengthen the Centre’s role as a forum for European Law research and study at the Faculty of Law. At the same time, we also intend to increase our visibility to the outside world, including among researchers, legal professionals, and the general Public.
Measures taken to revitalize the Centre
Some of the key measures taken are as follows:
- The Centre for European Law will be equally associated with all the Faculty’s three legal institutes (The Institute for Private Law, The Institute for Public and International Law, and The Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law).
The Centre shall be visible on additional platforms, including through new websites and social media networks like Twitter and Facebook.
- The Centre shall be more proactive in establishing interactions between the different academic communities at the Faculty – including by regularly inviting the Faculty’s diverse research groups to present European Law aspects of their own research.
- The Centre shall build up a strong European Law teaching community, particularly by establishing closer connections between the elective courses in European Law at the Faculty.
- The Centre has adopted a clearer research strategy.
Together these measures will strengthen both the research, teaching, and dissemination tasks of the Centre for European Law going forward.