LLM module on EU Constitutional Law and Governance in populist times, The School of Law of UCLan Cyprus 🗓

The School of Law of UCLan Cyprus is pleased to announce, for the second year,an LLM module on EU Constitutional Law and Governance in populist times. This is an exciting and timely module as it investigates one of the primary threats to European stability, democracy, and the rule of law, namely the rise of populist parties across the EU. As such, it is an incredible opportunity for participants from all disciplines.

Delving into extreme phenomena, this module:

> Portrays the constitutional structure of the EU against which these threats rise

> Analyses how populism proliferates at the local, national, and regional level

> Explores ways in which the rise of populism deteriorates the rule of law and undermines democratic government

> Evaluates the mechanisms available to the EU to stymie the growth of right-wing populism and the ways in which those avenues can or might be pursued

Jean Monnet Module

This module takes place within the framework of the Jean Monnet Module entitled ‘European Union Law and Governance in Populist Times’. The JMM is funded by the European Union (Jean Monnet key action) and running at the School of Law of UCLan Cyprus(2019-2022) (EU-POP). For this project, we will host guest lectures by external experts, Seminars and yearly summer schools. For more details, visit https://eupopulism.eu/. See also the Interdisciplinary Journal of populism, at https://www.lawpop.eu/.


This LLM module is relevant for any advanced student or professional interested in the current state of the EU, the worldwide threat right-wing populism poses, and in the value of democracy and the rule of law in general.

The module will be delivered in in the English language at an intermediate-to-advanced level. It will be taking place in person at UCLan Cyprus campus and online via MS Teams. Note that sessions will be recorded and published on our website.


Certificates of completion will be issued to each attendee at the close of the course.

UCLan Cyprus, through its Law School, is an accredited provider of Continuing Professional Development(CPD) programmes under the relevant Cyprus Bar Association scheme.This Course is designed for the continuous professional development (CPD) of young and other professionals in Cyprus and internationally. CPD points will be available for each day of participation.

With the generous support of EU-POP at UCLan Cyprus, a limited number of bursaries are available for professionals wishing to attend this module. For professionals interested,please send your CV together with a 1-pagecover letter explaining your reasons for applying to Dr Andreas Marcou (amarcou@uclan.ac.uk) by 16 October 2021.

It will take place on the following dates:

22October  |  15:00-21:00

23October  |  10:00-17:00

29October  |  15:00-21:00

30October  |  10:00-17:00


UCLan Cyprus, Pyla, Larnaca and online via MS Teams

For any information, please contact Dr Andreas Marcou (amarcou@uclan.ac.uk)

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