The social dimension of European citizenship

01 January 2008 → 31 October 2012
Regional and community funding: Special Research Fund
Research disciplines
  • Social sciences
    • Law
Social protection EU welfare state European social law social law social security territoriality european citizenship solidarity fundamental social rights welfare shopping social assistance migration non-discrimination internal market free movement of persons social citizenship right to reside
Project description

The research analyses the impact of European citizenship on the national systems of sociale protection. More specifically, attention will go to the legal implications of its role as the key to national solidarity mechanisms, the protection against 'welfare shopping', the possibilities for a future European legal framework and the significance for the competency and legitimacy of the European Union.