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


Online Summer School

“Recent developments on financial crime, corruption and money laundering: European and international perspectives”

Due to the unforeseeable circumstances caused by the worldwide pandemic of convid-19 and the imposed movement restrictions, the Research Institute for Transparency, Corruption and Financial Crime, Faculty of Law – Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (, decided that the 2020 Summer School will be conducted online on the planned dates. Our goal is to ensure thus the safe completion of the Summer School with the participation of the highest possible number of interested parties, as well as the course’s quality standards. We look forward to meeting you “via the Web” and discussing with you about the recent developments in the fields of financial crime, corruption and money laundering at a national, European and international level.

The 6-day intensive online courses 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 directive on fraud against the EU financial interests, the Regulation on the European Public Prosecutor’s Office, the Criminal Law Anti-Money Laundering Directive, asset recovery and confiscation, corporate liability, corruption, etc. The classes will be live, taught with the help of a simultaneous teleconferencing system, so that the participants will have the chance to interact and participate in the discussion.

Speakers include:

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 online seminar, participants will be awarded a Certificate of participation with ECTS credits.


6-11 July 2020.


Everywhere! The courses will be taught online.

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.

For information on the application form, please consult

The application deadline is June 30th, 2020.

Course fees

The tuition fee for the 2020 session is € 250. It includes tuition, course materials and the certificate of attendance. A special “early bird” fee of € 200 is offered to all participants who register before 20nd June 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.

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