Komotini – Refugee and Migration Law


We are proud to welcome to the new era of ELSA Komotini Winter Law School. The fourth edition of ELSA Komotini WELS is coming with a very new subject on Refugee and Migration Law.

Discovering the soul of a Greek city is not just a quick tour around its monuments and sightseeing. Komotini is a city full of possibilities, visitor friendly around the year, offering a great sum of modern facilities and choices. Komotini is, also, a unique city because of its cultural diversity, where two different religions are being met. Visiting Komotini  you will have the chance to attend exceptional lectures on Refugee and Migration Law, along  with a  unique  experience full of museums, shopping, wine, food and party.

This year Winter ELSA Law School on Refugee and Migration Law has an intensive program of legal courses, offering a deep insight in the two law fields that focuses, with many lectures and workshops by distinguished professors, lawyers and experts, while combining a great visit in our beautiful Greece. The participants will have the opportunity to develop their legal skills and practice their gained knowledge in workshops. Moreover, participants will have the chance to live a real experience visiting one of the refugee reception and identification centers.

Haven't you been convinced yet? There are more reasons to come. The program doesn't end at the lectures! You will have the chance to live a real Greek experience. Visiting city's attractions and touring to the nearby cities are only the begging. Wine routs, the local beer and a unique cuisine are waiting for you to discover. Last but not least, be prepared for  intense party sessions full of national and international spirits.

For more information, please visit our Facebook page "Winter ELSA Law School on Refugee and Migration Law"

Maximum participation fees
ELSA Member from a non-favoured country - 330€
ELSA Member from a favoured country - 300€
Alumni/Member of a Partner Organisation - 350€
Non-ELSA Member - 390€
Maximum extra fees
Gala Ball - 45€
Two-way transfer from bus stations in Komotini/Kavala/Alexandroupolis - 30€
Extra night - 45€
Komotini, Greece
Hotel, City
Number of participants
Date of arrival
Date of departure
Academic Partner
"Krateros Ioannou" Research Institute for International Law and International Relations
Academic Programme

The  subject on Refugee and Migration Law will cover the following topics and subtopics (preliminary):

  • Day 1

Introduction to the field of Refugee and Migration Law – Basic International Principles

The legal status of Refugee and the legal status of Migrant


  • Day 2

International Treaties and Agreements

European Regulations on Migrants and Refugees

  • Day 3

Legal process for Asylum – the Refugee status

European mechanism introduced for stricter border control for illegal immigration


  • Day 4

Protection of Unaccompanied Foreign Minors

Workshop on Jurisprudence – Case Study on Refugee and Migration Law

  • Day 5

Study visit at refugee reception and identification center

  • Day 6

Act to integrate Refugees enters into force

Refugee resettlement program


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