Summer school “Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”, 6-11 July 2020

Summer School
“Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”
The Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law - Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (, hosts an intensive 6-day summer school on recent developments in the fields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level, for participants who wish to advance their knowledge in this field.
The summer school will focus on ongoing developments of key issues in combating international fraud, corruption and money laundering, international and European anti-fraud mechanisms and procedures, etc. Recent developments to be discussed will include, inter alia, the new directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the 4th Anti-Money Laundering Directive, asset recovery and confiscation, corporate accountability, corruption, etc.
Speakers include:
Prof. Lorena Bachmaier Winter, Complutense University, Madrid
Prof. Pedro Caeiro, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Dr. Peter Csonka, Head of Unit (Criminal Law) at European Commission DG Justice Prof. Thomas Elholm, University of Southern Denmark
Prof. Eric Hilgendorf, University of Würzburg, Germany
Prof. Maria Kaiafa-Gbandi, Aristotle University Thessaloniki, Greece 
Prof. Helmut Satzger, LMU University Munich, Germany 
A detailed program and list of speakers are available at
Upon completion of the seminar, participants will be awarded a Certificate of participation with ECTS credits.
6-11 July 2020.
In Thessaloniki, the second largest city in Greece, which is renowned for its university, festivals, events, and vibrant cultural life in general.
Who can apply?
For information on eligibility and application procedure please consult All courses are taught in English. Although applicants are not required to present an official certificate of language proficiency, they need to be fluent in English, so that they follow the courses and interact with fellow students.
How can I apply?
Applications should be submitted online.
The application deadline is 20 May 2020.
Course fees
The tuition fee for the 2020 session is € 350. It includes tuition, course materials, the certificate of attendance, light breakfast snacks
and light lunch during lecture breaks, as well as participation in the farewell event. A special "early bird" fee of € 300 is offered to
all participants who register before 30 April 2020.
The participants will receive a certificate of participation after completion of the program. 3,5 ECTS credits are awarded upon successful
participation in the final written examination. 
For any questions please contact us via e-mail:


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