Mission statement

ACTORE is the Jean Monnet Centre of Excellence of the University of Antwerp. ACTORE stands for Antwerp Consortium on the Organization of Rulemaking and Multi-level Governance in Europe.

The University of Antwerp is a research university hosting several groups with research agendas in EU studies. It organizes academic bachelor, master and Ph.D. programs in which substantial attention is paid to EU studies.

ACTORE brings together scholars from law, public administration and political science with multidisciplinary expertise in multi-level and multi-actor organization of the EU.

In terms of research, ACTORE will facilitate the development of joint research and the common organization of Ph.D. training; in terms of teaching, ACTORE will function as a hub for EU related teaching in the two faculties and beyond, enabling innovation in teaching programs and reaching out to new students and citizens interested in life-long learning. In terms of outreach, ACTORE will act as an organizer of events for targeted groups.