The Athens University of Economics and Business (AUEB), established in 1920, is an institution which provides education both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level mainly in the fields of Economics, European and International Economics, Business Administration, Marketing, Accounting and Finance, Management, Technology, Informatics, Statistics, Decision Science. AUEB is a distinguished public learning institution which is known for the excellence of its faculty, students and academic programmes. The Department of Economic Science of AUEB is the first University Department in Greece to establish postgraduate (MSc and PhD) programmes. It provides postgarduate training in Economics since 1978. Its highly acclaimed MSc in Applied Economics and Finance, since its inception in year 2000, receives over 500 applications per year, for approximately 100 full-time and part-time positions. A major component of this MSc consists of courses in Competition and Regulation. A number of Executive Courses in these areas have been organised in the last few years for Competition and Regulatory authorities.
City University was founded in 1894 as the Northampton Institute and awarded full university status in 1966. It is based in the heart of London, close to the City of London, where it contributes significantly to the capital's academic, cultural and business life. It has almost 11,500 students from 153 countries who benefit from the University's internationally renowned experience of more than one hundred years' of teaching and learning. City's graduate employment record continues to be one of the best in the country and friendly staff help to make it a pleasant place to work and study. Dynamic research activity across all schools and institutes, including substantial interdisciplinary work, underpins City's distinctive position as the University for business and the professions.The Economics Department at City University runs a successful and highly regarded MSc programme in the Economics of Regulation and Competition drawing students from the UK and around the world, from competition authorities, regulators, economic consultancies, law firms and regulated firms. It has also recently established a research Centre in Regulation and Competition and its membership includes academics from the United Kingdom and Europe, as well as researchers in economic consultancies.
Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei was founded by Eni and its major companies and recognised by the President of the Italian Republic in July 1989. It is a non-profit, non partisan research institute specialising in energy, environmental and development issues, on an international scale. The goal of the Fondazione is to promote interaction between researchers, industry and policy makers and, through research, to improve the rigour, credibility and quality of recommendations for public and private decision-making regarding energy and environmental issues.
The Fondazione's research agenda is approved by the Board of Directors, with the guidance of the Scientific Advisory Board.
In the execution of its various programmes, the Fondazione operates with its own staff as well as involving a world-wide network of outside researchers.
The main research areas are: (a) Climate Change Modelling and Policy; (b) Natural Resources Management; (c) Sustainability Indicators and Environmental Evaluation; (d) Knowledge, Technology, Human Capital; (e) Privatisation, Regulation, Antitrust; (f) Corporate Sustainable Management; (g) Voluntary and International Agreements.