The Collegium is the academic journal of the College of Europe. The proceedings of the annual Colloquium (organised) in co-operation with the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) were written by the speakers or by the Delegation of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Brussels on the basis of audio recordings of the Colloquium. These texts were then reviewed by the speakers. Copyright remains with the authors. The opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the College of Europe nor the International Committee of the Red Cross.



Download full contents of all issues since October 2000:

  • Collegium No. 52: Same Law, New Wars: The Enduring Relevance of International Humanitarian Law and the Importance of the updated ICRC Commentaries
  • Collegium No. 51: New Technologies on the Battlefield: Friend or Foe?
  • Collegium No. 50: Legal Challenges for protecting and Assisting in Current Armed Conflicts
  • Collegium No. 49: Legal and Operational Challenges Raised by Contemporary Non-International Armed Conflicts
  • Collegium No. 48: The Additional Protocols at 40: Achievements and Challenges
  • Collegium No. 47: Terrorism, Counter-Terrorism and International Humanitarian Law
  • Collegium No. 46: Urban Warfare
  • Collegium No. 45: Detention in Armed Conflicts
  • Collegium No. 44: Vulnerabilities in Armed Conflicts: Selected Issues
  • Collegium No. 43: Scope of Application of International Humanitarian Law
  • Collegium No. 42: International Organisations' Involvement in Peace Operations: Applicable Legal Framework and the Issue of Responsibility
  • Collegium No. 41: Technological Challenges for the humanitarian legal framework
  • Collegium No. 40: Armed Conflicts and Parties to Armed Conflicts under IHL: Confronting Legal Categories to Contemporary Realities.
  • Collegium No. 39: Transfers of Persons in Situations of Armed Conflict.
  • Collegium No. 38: Building Social Capital for more Inclusive Societies. Partnerships for Innovative Approaches in Europe.
  • Collegium No. 37: Current Perspectives on Regulating Means of Warfare.
  • Collegium No. 36: Private Military/Security Companies Operating in Situations of Armed Conflict.
  • Collegium No. 35: Modelling ICT as a General Purpose Technology.
  • Collegium No. 34: Current Challenges to the Law of Occupation.
  • Collegium No. 33: Towards a Modernisation of the European Social model.
  • Collegium No. 32: The Need for Justice and Requirements for Peace and Security.
  • Collegium No. 31: Turkey on its Way to the European Union.
  • Collegium No. 30: Improving Compliance with International Humanitarian Law.
  • Collegium No. 29: Does Euroscepticism have a passport?
  • Collegium No. 28: What Name for Europe?
  • Collegium No. 27: Relevance of International Humanitarian Law to Non-State-Actors.
  • Collegium No. 26: - Governing the Future Europe.
  • Collegium No. 25: The impact of International Humanitarian Law on current security policy trends.
  • Collegium No. 24: Defying Convention: a Revolution in EU Tready Reform?
  • Collegium No. 23: From Union to Constitution? Debating the Future of the EU.
  • Collegium No. 22: Integrated sSecurity in Europe, a Democratic Perspective.
  • Collegium No. 21: Current Challenges in International Humanitarian Law.

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