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Research Institute in European, International and Comparative Law (IRDEIC)


Université Toulouse 1 Capitole, Manufacture des Tabacs, 21 allée de Brienne
31042 TOULOUSE Cedex 9

Phone :
0561128860 / 0561128734
Fax :
05 61 12 87 39
Email :
On the Internet :

General information

Authority : Ministry

Reference : EA 4211

Departments : Sciences de la société


Director(s) Staff
Director: Marc Blanquet
Administrative and financial secretariat,website administrator: Gaëlle le Merer


Research topics

The four departments of IRDEIC focus their research on the following eight areas of study:

  • European Union law
  • Private international law
  • Public international law
  • Competition law
  • Comparative law
  • European Criminal law
  • Tax law
IRDEIC research programs are based both on group and personal work, which adds to the strength and unicity of its thinktank.


Scientific events, PhDs oral defenses, the wide scope of publications and more particularly the flagship publication in November 2014 of Book 1 of des Grands arrêts de la Cour de justice de l’Union (Arrêts of the European Court of Justice, édition Dalloz) illustrate the high-ranking research work conducted at IRDEIC.

Academic programs

IRDEIC is a major asset which brings a major contribution to the Master’s degrees training paths (french website) with a European focus.


International relations

IRDEIC also boasts solid scientific and academic relationships (french website) with foreign universities