Portucalense Legal Institute – EU Law – Jean Monnet Module

Jean Monnet Module – the European Union as a Global Actor for Democracy and Fundamental Rights.


A Jean Monnet Module is a short programme in the field of European Union studies at a higher education institution. Each Module is composed by a teaching module of 40 teaching hours, research and events. The aim of the modules is to promote research and teaching experience among young researchers, scholars and practitioners in EU issues, foster the publication and dissemination of academic research, create interest in the EU, foster the introduction of an EU angle mainly into non EU related studies and deliver tailor-made courses on specific EU issues relevant for graduates in their professional life.

At the Portucalense University the module will be chaired by Prof. Dra. Daniela Serra Castilhos, Assistant Professor in the Law Department, with the aim of developing studies on the European Union as a Global Actor for Democracy and Fundamental Rights.

More info: https://ijp.upt.pt/noticia.php?n=4056

Academic research main line of interest: Digital Technologies for Sustainable Development Agenda: the case of Europe


Topics (to be developed=

  • The Future of Jobs – The impact of Digital Technologies in the Work of the Future: The Sustainable Development Agenda perspective
    • Gig economy – Labour standards
    • European Pillar of Social Rights;
    • The SDG Agenda on the future of work;
    • Examples of successful interactions of digital technologies;
    • Risks and opportunities;

Define lines of further research.