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

Council Regulation (EU) 2017/1939 implementing enhanced cooperation on the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor's Office ('the EPPO')

On 17 July 2013, the European Commission adopted its legislative proposal for the establishment of the European Public Prosecutor’s Office (EPPO). The proposal was based on Article 86 TFEU, intr...
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Recent News & Events

Alternative, Informal, and Transitional Types of Criminal Justice | Legitimacy of New Sanction Models in the Global Risk Society

The typical trial-oriented systems of criminal justice that are primarily based on the strict application of substantive criminal law have reached their functional and logistical limits in most par...
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Recent Publications

Law Enforcement by EU Authorities: Implications for Political and Judicial Accountability

Law Enforcement by EU Authorities is the first comprehensive study of a new development in the field of EU law and governance: the proliferation of EU enforcement authorities (EEAs). It offers an i...
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