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Themis Seminar 2017

From March 29 - March 31, 2017, Themis Seminar 2017 took place at WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business) under the title “Europe – A Union of the People”.

58 students from Università Commerciale Luigi Bocconi, Freie Universität Berlin, Maastricht University, ESADE Barcelona, Université Paris Est Créteil Val de Marne and WU participated in the seminar and discussed the European Union's key challenges.

In collaboration with the European Parliament, the students took part in a legislative procedure simulation. In addition, they attended talks by guest speakers from renowned European universities. Prof. Gonzalez (ESADE) gave a presentation on “Brexit – Consequences of National Initiatives” and Prof. Krimmer (Tallinn University of Technology) on “Electoral Reform and Elections to the European Parliament”. Ulrike Lunacek, vice president of the European Parliament, delivered the seminar’s keynote speech. A reception hosted by the international law firm Freshfields provided practical insight as well as the opportunity to network.