Faculty of Law         Osservatorio Permanente sull'Applicazione delle regole di concorrenza

The fourth edition of the Summer School, co-directed by Gian Antonio Benacchio and Michele Carpagnano, offers a unique opportunity to analyze and study EU Competition Law and Economics at an advanced level. The course combines academic studies with a pragmatic approach to the application of antitrust rules in the market.


The Summer School is aimed at graduates, practitioners (lawyers, in-house counsel, economists, and managers), judges, officials from Competition Authorities and from national and international organizations.

Why attend?

The Summer School is a unique occasion to deepen your knowledge of and participate in the debate surrounding EU Competition Law and Economics, offering wide networking opportunities. At the same time, the Summer School presents an opportunity to enjoy some free time, through sporting and social activities organised in Moena. The workshops will be held in mountain huts, while outings and sporting activities will take place in cooperation with the School of Alpine Rescue of the Italian State Police (Centro di addestramento alpino della Polizia di Stato) and Trento Museum of Science (MUSE).

E-Learning platform

Participants have access to an exclusive E-Learning platform containing all academic materials as well as additional contents selected by the speakers.

ECTS credits

The Bar Association of Trento recognizes to the participation of the Summer School the following ECTS credits:

  • 20 ECTS credits for the Advanced track
  • 12 ECTS credits for the Executive track

The Organizational Secretariat will issue a certificate of participation. The official language of the Summer School is English.Visit our web page: http://www.osservatorioantitrust.eu/it/trento-summer-school/


The classes will be taught by high-profiled international speakers:

  • Sten Frimodt Nielsen, Judge of the General Court of the EU, Luxembourg

  • Richard Whish, King’s College London, London

  • María Pilar Canedo Arrillaga, Member of the Board Spanish Competition Authority, Madrid

  • Gabriella Muscolo, Member of the Board, Italian Competition Authority, Rome

  • Frederic Jenny, OECD, Paris

  • Mattia Melloni, Member of the Board, Luxembourg Competition Authority, Luxembourg

  • Roberto Chieppa, Secretary General, Italian Competition Authority, Rome

  • Andrea Pezzoli, Director General, Italian Competition Authority, Rome

  • Gian Antonio Benacchio, Trento University

  • Michele Carpagnano, Partner, Dentons Europe Studio Legale, Rome; Trento University

  • Daniele Calisti, European Commission

  • Andrea Biondi, King’s College, London

  • Jesús Alfaro, Of Counsel Linklaters and Professor of Commercial Law, Autonoma University, Madrid

  • Marco d’Ostuni, Cleary Gottlieb, Rome

  • Paolo Buccirossi, Lear, Rome

  • Martina Caldana, Compasslexecon, London

  • Elin Moen, Senior IP & Competition counsel, Schibsted, Oslo 

  • Jeremy Fleming-Jones, Paar, Bruxelles 

  • Mark A. Williams, Asian Competition Forum, Hong Kong

  • Francisco Marcos, Instituto de Empresa, Madrid

  • Jacob Ruggeberg, CDC, Bruxelles

  • Ginevra Bruzzone, Vice-Director, Assonime, Rome

  • Gwenaël Muguet-Poullennec, Référendaire at the General Court of the EU, Luxembourg

  • Paolo Palmigiano, General Counsel, Sumitomo Electric Industries, London

  • Miguel Perez Guerra, Senior Antitrust Counsel at Google, London

  • Luca Leonardo, Legal Compliance and Antitrust Manager of Italcementi Group, Bergamo

  • Irene de Angelis, Legal Affair, Intesa San Paolo, Milan

  • Ralph Taschke, Austrian Competition Authority, Wien

  • Julia Suderow, Partner 3C Compliance, Bilbao

  • Dahlia Kownator, Qualcomm, Bruxelles

  • Marc Realp i Campalans, Director General, Catalan Competition Authority, Barcelona

  • Ciro Favia, Enel, Rome


The academic program is designed to cover both substantive and procedural aspects of EU Competition Law with practical sessions (complaints, leniency programs, antitrust compliance, estimation of damages, etc.) and demonstrations (dawn-raids, EU Court proceedings).

There will also be workshops, cocktail talks, round tables on hot topics and new developments in Competition Law and Economics, a final Conference … and free time in a wonderful mountain environment.

Academic Program (PDF | 176 KB)


Apply now!
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Osservatorio Permanente sull’Applicazione delle Regole di Concorrenza
University of Trento – Faculty of Law
Via Verdi, 53 I-38122 Trento

Organization Secretariat
Faculty of Law
University of Trento
Giorgia Sartori
Ph. +39 0461 281844
Fax +39 0461 281874


Accommodation (PDF | 517 KB)
Fees (PDF | 455 KB)
Brochure Trento Summer School on EU Competition 2018 (PDF | 3,52 MB)