About ECLAN

ECLAN is a network of researchers and academics engaging in EU criminal law across 32 countries.  It aims at developing academic research and training in the field of EU criminal law by facilitating collaborations and synergies between universities and research centres.  ECLAN organises conferences and edits publications, hosts a summer school and a PhD seminar dedicated to the EU area of criminal justice, and publishes a quarterly newsletter dedicated to recent developments in the field.

Recent Developments

Tele2 Sverige AB v Post-och telestyrelsen

In the much awaited judgment that follows up to the landmark Digital Rights Ieland ruling, the Court found that EU law precludes a general and indiscriminate retention of traffic data and loc...
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Recent News & Events

Call for papers: "Big Data: New Challenges for Law and Ethics”

Call for papers Keynote speakers - Professor Dean Wilson, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK - Assist. Professor Nadya Purtova, TILT, Tilburg University, The Netherlands - Assoc. Professor Joanna J...
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Recent Publications

Prison Overcrowding and Alternatives to Detention. European Sources and National Legal Systems.

This book represents the main output of the research project titled “Prison overcrowding and alternatives to detention”, funded by the European Commission and completed in the spring of 2016. The r...
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