On 15 December 2015, the IRZ organised three lectures on the subject of "European Law" for Kosovan students from the Faculty of Law at the University of Pristina. We were fortunate to be able to welcome back all three of the lecturers from the same event in 2013: Professor Rainer Arnold, Professor Wolfgang Reimann and Nevila Saja.

Following a warm welcome from the Dean of the faculty, Professor Dr. Haxhi Gashi, and from the Vice-Dean, Professor Dr. Iliriana Islami, Professor Dr. Rainer Arnold, who holds the Chair of Public Law and the Jean Monnet Chair of European Law at the University of Regensburg, began the series of lectures with his talk on the "EU and German Constitutional Law" and the "Internationalisation of Fundamental Rights Protection".

Next came a contribution from Professor Dr. Wolfgang Reimann, Honorary Professor of Civil Law and Contracts at the University of Regensburg, under the title "The impact of EU law on German Company Law". Nevila Saja, a graduate of the Elite East European Studies course at the University of Regensburg, brought the day of lectures to a close with her talk on the highly topical subject of "Refugee Law – German/EU influence".

Following on from these lectures, there were some lively and animated discussions with the students, reflecting the high level of interest in the lectures. These discussions were moderated by Professor Dr. Enver Hasani, the former President of the Constitutional Court of Kosovo, Dr. Visar Morina, a Professor of Constitutional Law and the Vice-Dean, Iliriana Islami.

The Faculty of Law at the University of Pristina is an important and established partner in the bilateral cooperation between the IRZ and the Republic of Kosovo. This successful and valuable cooperation is set to continue in 2016.