In the EWL group,established in 1998, professors of Labour Law of seven universities cooperate in teaching and research. These universities are university of Strasbourg (France); Frankfurt/Oder (Germany); Universitá di Napoli Parthenope: (Italy); Universiteit Utrecht (the Netherlands); Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha (Spain), Adama Mickiewicza University in Poznan and University of Leicester (United Kingdom).

Its members focus on studying, researching and teaching both individual and collective labour law and social security law at the national, European and international level embedded in a social historic, societal and economic framework.

The two main fields of activities are:

A yearly intensive student seminar on European labour law in one of the universities. This is the core teaching activity. The subject of the seminars has been chosen out of the most actual developments in the EU and the member states represented in the group.

Exchange of teachers in the regular teaching programmes of the participating universities.

Joint research projects on the main field of expertise of its group members. The results are presented on conferences organised by the group or one of its members and in publications edited by the group or its members.

For the website, see

Visit to Court of Human Rights during seminar in Strasbourg

Members of EWLL

France Université de Strasbourg : Prof. Nicolas Moizard: Benjamin Dabosville (Maître de conférences)

Germany Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder) : Prof. Eva Kocher

Italy Universitá degli Studi di Napoli Parthenope: Prof. Edoardo Ales

Netherlands Utrecht Universiteit: Prof. Teun Jaspers and Prof. Frans Pennings

Poland Uniwersytet im. Adama Mickiewicza w Poznaniu: Prof. Michał Skąpski

Spain Universidad de Castilla-La Mancha: Prof. Nunzia Castelli and Prof. Marialaura Birgillito

United Kingdom University of Leicester: Pascale Lorber, Associate Professor


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