On the occasion of the International Week of Law, CEU Cardenal Herrera University has brought together trainers and security experts from all over Europe to address the educational needs of the persons who want to join the army, police or private security.
The international meeting, held under the Erasmus program, was initiated last Wednesday by the Dean of Law of CEU, Esperanza Ferrando, and started with a speech on terrorism given by Vincenzo Ruggiero, director of the Center for Social and Criminological Research at Middlesex University London. A renowned sociologist who has done research for The Economic and Social Research Council and the UK Ministry of Interior, the European Commission and the United Nations.
CEU Cardenal Herrera University has submitted for consultation the project of the Degree in Security that is being developed.
In the first session of the International Week was also involved Rafael Salvador, a researcher at the same university; Jose Ferreira (Fernando Pessoa University, Portugal); George Kaimakamis (Hellenic Army Academy, Greece); and Michele Rella (Università degli studi Niccolò Cusano, Italy).
This forum of experts has also welcomed the speeches of Damián Zaitch (Utrecht University, The Netherlands); Brian Frederick and John Clay-Davies (University of Gloucestershire, UK); Emese Horvázcy (International Training Center, based in Budapest); Noémi Bory (Páztmany Péter Catholic University, Hungary); Danuta Olejnik (Siedlce University of Natural Sciences and Humanities, Poland) and Justyna Levon (Vilnius University, Lithuania).
Throughout the International Week of Law of CEU, the attendees have addressed the need for specific study programs created by universities for the Armed Forces and other public and private security sectors, and have shared formative experiences at the European level, by such relevant institutions as the Central European Police Academy (CEPA), the Association of European Police Colleges (AEPC) or the European Police College (CEPOL).
Furthermore, given the relevance of the participants in this forum, CEU Cardenal Herrera University has submitted for consultation the project of the Degree in Security that is being developed.