Italian Hub

Inaugural event

The tenth National ELI Hub, the Italian Hub, was launched on 9 September 2016, coinciding with the ELI Annual Conference. This unique event was held at the premises of the Faculty of Law of the University of Ferrara and gathered esteemed Italian jurists. Kindly find the Agenda of the event here. To join the Italian Hub, please send an email to 

You can find out more about the Italian Hub here.

Upcoming events

On 4–5 May 2018 the Faculty of Law of the Lyon Catholic University (France), the University of Florida (USA) and the University of Turin (Italy) as well as with the European Law Institute (ELI) French and Italian Hubs, are organising a conference on the Impact of Technology on International Contract Law: Smart Contracts and Blockchain Technologies.

For more details see here.


On 24–25 May 2018 the Italian Supreme Court of Cassation, the Italian High Council for the Judiciary and the European Law Institute (ELI) Italian Hub are organising a seminar on the Judicial dialogue and networks for cost awareness in Court actions. 

The seminar consists of three sessions over two days. The first session is devoted to judicial cooperation and dialogue among judges both in the European dimension and in a global perspective. The second and third sessions propose a discussion on topics of law and economics, with reference costs in the administration of justice, financial autonomy of courts, and the impact of judges’ decisions on the economy.

Each session includes short interventions by the panelists, followed by a discussion by participants.

Before the opening of the event, the activity of the ELI Italian Hub will be presented to the participants.

Past Events


Conference on Profession within the EU

The objective of the conference is to define a legal and regulatory framework for those wishing to undertake professional activity within the member states of the European Union.


Conference on Privacy in Torino

This Conference is entitled The New Regulation (EU) 2016/679: Privacy Rights, Obligations and Procedures for Correct Application and will take place on 31 January 2018.


Seminar on the Role of Judges in European Legal Integration in Rome

On 22 June 2017, the Italian Hub held a successful seminar on the important theme of ‘The Role of Judges in European Legal Integration: New Powers, New Responsibilities’ at the High Council of...


Conference on the Six Decades of Trade Policy in Turin

On 16 March 2017, the Instituto Universitario di Studi Europei hosted a conference, which was organised by the Italian Hub. Topic thought-provoking topic was the ‘Six Decades of Trade Policy: the EU...


International Trade and Business Law Conference

This conference took place in Torino and was co-organised by the ELI Italian Hub.


Conference on International Contracts and Arbitration Clauses in Torino

The ELI Italian Hub co-organised a productive Conference on International Commercial Contracts and Arbitration Clauses on 23 September 2016 in Torino.