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Terms and Conditions of Use

The Website of the European University Institute (hereinafter ‘the Website’) is made of all sections and subsections hosted on the * domain and refers to the whole network of web services provided by the EUI.

By accessing the Website and the material and information contained herein, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, accepted and agreed to be bound by the following terms and conditions. 


The content and opinions of author(s) expressed in publications are the sole responsibility of the author(s), and do not engage the EUI as an institution.

Copyright & Trademarks

All texts, software, graphics, photographs, sounds, videos, information, interactive features and any other site content and arrangement (hereinafter ‘the Content’) are owned by the EUI or its licensors and are subject to copyright, trademark rights and other intellectual property rights of EUI and EUI’s licensors.

Users are prohibited from modifying, copying, distributing, transmitting, displaying, publishing, selling, licensing, creating derivative works or using any site content for any purposes other than that of the Website (i.e. providing information about the EUI), unless otherwise specified.

This Website incorporates interactive sections and pages in which users, depending on their status (e.g., registered users) and on their different usage privileges, are allowed to submit, post or display modifications, additions to and comments on pre-existing content (e.g., individual and collective blogs, forums, interactive content platforms – see the Specific Terms and Conditions of Use and Disclaimer for Interactive Sections).

While creating derivative works and/or submitting, posting or displaying new site content in compliance with the specific terms and conditions attached to interactive sections, users authorize the EUI to reproduce, adapt, modify, translate, publicly perform, publicly display and distribute their content through this Website.

Academic  Publications

The use of the full-text of academic publications found on this Website or on Cadmus, the institutional repository of the European University Institute (, is subject to copyight law.

The text may be downloaded for personal research purposes only. Any additional reproduction for other purposes, whether in hard copy or electronically, requires the consent of the copyright holder(s).

No Liability

The Website is constantly being developed. The EUI has made every effort to ensure that the information contained on the Website was accurate at the time of creation and/or modification.

All information is subject to change without prior notice. The EUI expressly disclaims any liability for errors or omissions therein.

The EUI makes every effort to ensure that its IT infrastructure is free from viruses but accepts no liability for damage caused by viruses acquired via the Website.

It is EUI policy to respond to notices of infringement of third parties’ rights that comply with applicable laws by expeditiously removing unlawful content and terminating the account of repeat infringers.

Users of this Website shall indemnify, defend and hold the EUI, its partners, officers, directors, agents, affiliates, licensors and their suppliers harmless from and against any claim or liability arising out of their use of interactive sections of this Website.

Linked Sites

The Website may include hyperlinks to websites maintained or controlled by others and the EUI takes no responsibility for the contents of such linked website.

Spam & Address Grabbing

The automatic or manual collection of email addresses from the EUI Website is strictly prohibited for any commercial use, including (but not limited to) resale or for the unsolicited sending of emails.