The Convention For The European University Institute And The Convention, Amending The Convention On The European University Institute

Original Language Title: Par Konvenciju par Eiropas Universitātes institūta izveidi un Konvenciju, ar ko groza Konvenciju par Eiropas Universitātes institūta izveidi

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The Saeima has adopted and the President promulgated the following laws: The Convention for the European University Institute and the Convention, amending the Convention on the conservation of European University Institute article 1. 19 April 1972 the Convention concerning the European University Institute (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) and 17 June 1992 Convention, amending the Convention on the establishment of the European University Institute (hereinafter referred to as the amendment of the Convention), with this law is accepted and approved. 2. article. The Ministry of education and science coordinates in the Convention and the amendment to the fulfilment of the obligations provided for in the Convention. 3. article. The Convention shall enter into force on its article 32 and the time limit laid down in the order, the Convention shall enter into force for the period specified in article 13 and in order, and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs shall notify the newspaper "journal". 4. article. The law shall enter into force on the day following its promulgation. With the law put the amendment to the Convention and the Convention in English and their translation into Latvian language. The Parliament adopted the law of 11 June 2009. President Valdis Zatlers in Riga V June 19, 2009. the CONVENTION SETTING UP the text in force AEUROPEAN UNIVERSITYINSTITUT as from 1 January 1998, without the amendments made by the 1992 amending the Convention, which has not yet entered into force INDEX UPDATED text OF the CONVENTION FOLLOWING the ACCESSION OF NEW MEMBER States CHAPTER i: principles each the setting up of the Institute CHAPTER II : Administration CHAPTER III: Academic structure a. b. Teaching staff and Academic organization research student CHAPTER IV: Financial provision in CHAPTER V: Miscellaneous provisions CHAPTER VI: Transitional and final provision in the PROTOCOL ON the PRIVILEGES AND to OF the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY IMMUNIT Institute CHAPTER I: Arrangements for the Institute CHAPTER II: Arrangements concerning the representatives of the Contracting States, and the Principal, Secretary, teaching staff and other persons connected with the Institute CHAPTER III : General provision FINAL Act ANNEX I i. declarations relating to certain provision of the Convention ANNEX II Miscellaneous declarations declarations II by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany the HIGH COUNCIL DECISION of AMENDING the CONVENTION SETTING UP the Institute FOLLOWING the ACCESSION OF the NEW MEMBER States (a) the Council decision of 20 March. High 1975 amending the Convention setting up the Institute following the accession of new Member States (b). The High Council of the decision. 5/86, amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following the accession of the Hellenic Republic c. High Council decision of. 3/15/87 and 87 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following the accession of the Kingdom of Spain d. High Council decision Of. 4/89 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following the accession of the Portuguese Republic e. High Council decision 1/97 of 19 June 1997 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden (f) decision of the Council. High 7/97 of 11 December 1997 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Austria to the CONVENTION SETTING UP A EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute for HIS MAJESTY the KING OF the BELGIAN, the President OF the FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, the President OF the FRENCH REPUBLIC, the President OF the ITALIAN REPUBLIC, HIS ROYAL HIGHNES is the GRAND Duke OF LUXEMBOURG, HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF the Netherlands, RESOLVED to foster the advancement of learning in the fields of particular interest to which for the development of Europe , especially its culture, history, law, economics and institutions; (MENU RNGTON LINE4) to promote cooperation in these fields and to stimulat join research; HAVING DECIDED to enforce the intention is expressed on the subject in the Declaration made by the heads of State or of Government meeting at Bonn on 18 July 1961 and at the Hague on 1 and 2 December 1969; CONSIDERING that a further contribution should be made to the intellectual life of Europe and that in this spirit (a) the European Institute should be set up at the highest university level; Have DECIDED to set up a European University Institute and to lay down the conditions under which it will function, and to this end have designated as their Plenipotentiar: HIS MAJESTY the KING OF the BELGIAN: Mr. Léon HUREZ, Minister of Education (F); The President OF the FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY: Mr. Rolf LAHR, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rome; The President OF the FRENCH REPUBLIC: Mr. Jacques DUHAMEL, Minister for Cultural Affairs; The President OF the ITALIAN REPUBLIC: Mr Aldo Moro, Minister for Foreign Affairs; Mr. Riccardo MISAS, Minister of Education; HIS ROYAL HIGHNES the GRAND Duke OF LUXEMBOURG: Mr. Jean DUPONG, Minister of Education; HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF the Netherlands: Mr. th. e. WESTERTERP, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs; Who, having exchanged their Full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows: CHAPTER I PRINCIPLES EACH of the SETTING UP OF the Institute article 1 By this Convention, the Member States of the European Communities (hereinafter called the "Contracting States") jointly set up the European University Institute (hereinafter called the "Institute". It shall have legal personality. The seat of the Institute shall be in Florence. Article 2 1. The aim of the Institute shall be to contribute, by its activities in the fields of higher education and research, to the development of the cultural and scientific heritage of Europe, as a whole and in its parts to mobility scooters. It works shall also be concerned with the great movement and institutions which characteriz the history and development of Europe. It shall take into account the relations with cultures outside Europe. This aim shall be pursued through teaching and research at the highest level at the university. 2. The Institute should also be a forum for the Exchange and discussion of ideas and experience in the subjects falling within the area of study and research with which it is concerned. Article 3 1. The Contracting States shall take all the measure not the cessary facilitat the pursuit of the aim of the Institute while observing freedom of research and teaching. 2. The Contracting States shall encourag the spread of the Institute ' s influence in the scientific and university world. To this end, they shall assist the Institute to establish appropriate bonds of cooperation with the universities and scientific institutions in their territories and with the European and international bodies concerned with education, culture and research. 3. Within its terms of reference, the Institute shall cooperate with universities and with any national or international teaching or research body wishing to cooperate. It may of agreements with conclud States and international bodies. Article 4 the Institute and its staff shall enjoy such privilege and not the axle to the immunit cessary for the performance of their tasks, under the conditions laid down in the Protocol annexed to this Convention, which form an integral part thereof. The Institute shall conclud a headquarters agreement with the Italian Government, to be approved unanimously by the High Council. CHAPTER II ADMINISTRATION of article 5, the authorities of the Institute shall be: (a)) the High Council, b), the Principal of the Institute, c) the Academic Council. Article 6 1. The High Council shall be composed of representatives of the Governments of the Contracting States; each Government shall have one vote in the Council and shall delegate to it two representatives. The High Council shall meet at least once a year in Florence. 2. The Office of President of the High Council shall be held for one year by a representative of each of the Contracting States in turn. 3. The Principal of the Institute, the Secretary and a representative of the European Communities shall take part in meetings of the High Council but shall not vote. 4. The High Council shall be responsible for the change in guidance of the Institute; It shall direct its activities and supervis it development. It shall facilitat on the one hand relations between Governments on matters concerning the Institute, and on the other hand relations between Governments and the Institute. The High Council shall take the decisions not cessary for the performance of the tasks entrusted to it in the in accordanc with paragraphs 5 and 6.5. Acting unanimously, the High Council shall: (a) draw up the rules) for each of the activities of the Institute and the financial rules provided for in article 26; (b)) to the adop procedure for the selection of the working languages in accordanc with article 27; (c) draw up the service) rules of the staff of the Institute; These service rules shall lay down the procedure for settling the dispute between the Institute and the persons covered by them; (d) decide upon the creation) of permanent posts for the assigned to the professor Institute; e) invite, on terms which it shall lay down, in the persons specified in article 9 (3) to take part in the activities of the Academic Council; f) conclud the headquarters agreement between the Institute and the Italian Government, and any instrument referred to in article 3 (3); (g)) be the appoin first Principal and the first Secretary of the Institute; (h)), if not, allow derogations from article 8 cessary (3); (I) to alter the) through into the department provided for in article 11 or create new departments; j) grant the approval referred to in article 33; k) take the measure referred to in article 34 of the 6. The High Council shall, acting by a qualified majority, take a decision to others than those provided for in paragraph 5, in particular those concerning: (a)) the appointment of the Principal and the Secretary of the Institute; (b)) the approval of the Institute's budget and giving a discharge to the Principal in respect of the implementation of the budget; (c)) the approval, on a proposal from the Academic Council of the general teaching policy; (d) the adoption of it in the) rules of procedure. 7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 4 United Kingdom 10 the Albert shall be carried on if they have received a minimum of 62 votes in favour and the approval of at least 10 Governments. 8. the Abstention shall not prevent the adoption by the High Council of the decision of which require unanimity. Article 7 1. The Principal shall direct the Institute. He shall carry out the supervis or carrying out of ACTA and Albert pursuan to this Convention and shall take any administrative decision in which do not fall within the terms of reference of any of the other authorities of the Institute. 2. He shall be responsible for the administration of the Institute. He shall do it in law represen. He shall prepare the draft annual budget and the draft triennial financial forecasts and shall submit them to the High Council after consulting the Academic Council. He shall be appoin the head of department and the members of the teaching staff nominated by the Academic Council in accordanc with article 9 (5) (d). He shall be appoin members of the administrative staff of the Institute. 3. The Principal of the Institute shall be chosen by the High Council from a list of three names proposed by the Academic Council. He shall be appointed for a period of three years. His term of Office may be renewed stands out among once. Article 8 1 A Secretary shall assist the Principal of the Institute in the performance of his organizational and administrative duties. 2. His term of Office and the length of his appointment shall be put down in the rules provided for in article 6 (5) (a). 3. The Secretary and the Principal of the Institute may not be of the same nationality, unless unanimously decided otherwise by the by the High Council. Article 9 1. The Academic Council shall have the general powers with regards to research and teaching, without prejudice to the terms of reference of the other authorities of the Institute. It shall be presided over by the Principal of the Institute. 2. The following shall be members of the Academic Council: a) the Principal of the Institute; (b)) the Secretary of the Institute, who shall take part in the work, but shall not vote; (c) heads of Department); d) all or some of the professor to the Institute is assigned; e) representatives of the other members of the teaching staff; f) representatives of the research student. 3. The High Council may, under conditions which it shall lay down, with particular persons invite qualifications who are national of Member States and the who to represen the various aspects of economic, social and cultural life, to take part in the activities of the Academic Council. 4. The rules provided for in article 6 (5) (a) shall: (a) determin) the number of members of the Academic Council representing the categories of persons indicated in paragraph 2 (d), (e) and (f), the procedure for their appointment and the length of their term of Office; (b)) the rules for majority votes in the Academic Council. 5. The Academic Council shall: (a) draw up a study and research programme); b) participat in the preparation of the draft annual budget and the draft triennial financial forecasts; (c) take any implementing measure of) concerning research and teaching which do not fall within the terms of reference of any of the other authorities of the Institute; (d) meeting in a session restricted to) members of the teaching staff who have at least equal status with the persons concerned, the nominat head of Department, the professor and the other teachers to be engaged as members of the teaching staff of the Institute; e) determin the condition for the award of the degree and certificate provided for in article 14; f) draw up the list of members of the entrance Board and the Graduation Board; (g) the draft examin) report on activities prepared by the Principal of the Institute and submitted to the High Council. 6. The Academic Council may, on its own initiative, submit proposals to the High Council concerning questions falling within the terms of reference of that Council. 7. the Office of the United Nations Academic Council, presided over by the Principal of the Institute with the assistance of the Secretary and composed of the Principal and the head of a Department, shall carry out the specific tasks assigned to it by the Academic Council. It shall make a report to the Academic Council on the manner in which it has carried out those tasks. CHAPTER III ACADEMIC structure a. Academic organization Article 10 the Institute shall be divided into departments, which shall constitut the basic research and teaching units; These in turn shall be divided into the seminar. Article 11 1. From the time it is set up the Institute shall consis of four departments:-history and civilization, economics, law, political and social-sciences. Acting unanimously, the High Council, after consulting the Academic Council and in the light of experience, may alter this through or set up new departments. The Academic Council may make recommendations to this end. 2. Within the limits of the funds allocated to it in the budget, and the application of the adopted by the Academic Council, each Department shall enjoy a large measure of autonomy in carrying out its studies and research work and shall be provided with the staff for its activities not cessary. Article 12 1. The main research work shall be carried out in seminars or by research teams. Works in one seminar may be combined with that of other seminar in the same Department or in other departments. The organization of the various seminars and research teams shall be the responsibility of the head of Department. Research works shall be carried out with the active collaboration of the teaching staff and research students, who shall jointly lay down their methods of work and the lines along which it should proceed. 2. The research work to be carried out in the seminar or by research teams must be defined within the limits of the study and research of the programme provided for in article 9 (5) and take account of the aims of the Institute. The subject matter of the work projects to be undertaken in each seminar and by each research team shall be notified to the Academic Council by the head of Department after they have obtained the approval of the professor and assistants. 3. The Institute may organize periods of practical training and in which the person is already colloqui having professional experience in the discipline under which the studies and research are carried out at the Institute may take on article 13 1 a.. The Institute shall have a library and a documentation service, financed by the annual operating budget. 2. The Italian Republic to carry out all of the undertak the cessary measure and the conclud all the agreements required to give teaching staff and research students access to archives, libraries and museum in Florence and, if not, in other Italian cities cessary. The procedure for applying this provision shall be put down in the headquarters agreement. Article 14 1. The Institute shall have the power, in the discipline under which the studies and research are carried out at the Institute, to confer a/doctorate ' standard of the European University Institute upon research students who have completed a minimum of two years ' study at the Institute and have submitted an original piece of research of high quality approved by the Institute, which must be published in accordanc with the provision laid down to paragraph 3 2 pursuan. The Institute shall have the power to issue a certificate of attendance to research students. 3. The conditions for the award of the degree and the issue of the certificate provided for in this article shall be let down by the Academic Council; These conditions shall require the approval of the High Council. B. Teaching staff and research students of article 15 1. The teaching staff shall consis of head of Department, professor, the assistants and other teachers. 2. the members of the teaching staff shall be chosen from among nationals of the Contracting States whose qualifications are such as to ensur that the work of the Institute is of a high standard. The Institute may also call upon the services of national of other States. 3. The Contracting States shall, so far as they are able, take all appropriate measure to facilitat the mobility of persons engaged as members of the teaching staff of the Institute. Article 16 1. For the purpose of this Convention, the Institute's "research students" with students or research students with qualifications from a national university showing their suitability to undertak or continue research work who meet the condition laid down in article 27 (3) and have been admitted to the Institute. 2. Admission to the Institute shall be open to the nationals of the Contracting States. National of other States may be admitted subject to the limit and condition to be let down in the rules to be adopted by the High Council after consulting the Academic Council. 3. Admission to the Institute shall be granted by the entrance Board in accordanc with the provision of this Convention and the rules adopted by the High Council. The Board shall take account of applicants ' qualifications and, as far as possible, of their place of origin. The competent authorities of the Contracting to States shall assist the Institute in administering the admissions procedure. Article 17 1. Each of the Contracting States shall, to the exten of the funds available, encourag the award of grants to those of its nationals admitted to the Institute whose circumstanc's so require, and shall take, where not all the appropriate measure of cessary, for the adaptation of the provision for the award of each grant. 2. The financial rules may make provision for the creation of a special fund for the award of certain grants. This fund could, in particular, be endowed from private contributions. 3. The preceding provision shall not prevent a research student at the Institute from receiving the grant awarded by the European communities of the persons carrying out research works connected with the construction of Europe. CHAPTER IV FINANCIAL PROVISION of article 18 1. There shall be an operating budget for each financial year. 2. All items of revenue and expenditure of the Institute shall be included in the estimate to be drawn up for each financial year and shall be shown in the budget. The revenue and the expenditure shown in the budget shall be in balance. The financial rules shall list the revenue of the Institute. 3. The financial year shall run from 1 January to 31 December. 4. Revenue and expenditure shall be expressed in the Italian lire. Article 19 1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: Belgium Denmark Germany 17.89 5.11% 2.09(2)%% 1.51% 6.41% Greece Spain France Ireland Italy, 17.89% 0.53% 0.16% 17.89% Luxembourg Netherlands Austria Portugal 5.11% 2.73% get 0.76% 1.23% 2.80% Finland Sweden United Kingdom 17.89%. 2. From 1 January 1978, the financing shall be on a basis to be determined, during a study to be initiated on 1 January 1977, in the light of developments in the European communities by that date and the alternative of financing by the Community. Article 20 1. The expenditure shown in the budget shall be the authorized for one financial year, save as otherwise provided in the rules to be put down in accordanc with article 26.2. In accordanc with condition to be passed down to their article 26, pursuan any appropriation, other than those relating to staff expenditure, which are unexpended at the end of the financial year may be carried forward to the next financial year only. 3. the Appropriation shall be classified under different chapter in the grouping items of expenditure according to their nature or the purpose and subdivided, as far as may be, in accordanc cessary not with the financial rules. Article 21 1. The Principal shall implementations that the budget in accordanc with the financial rules and within the limits of the granted the priation of appr. He shall report on his management to the High Council. 2. The financial rules may lay down a provision concerning the transfer of appropriation from one chapter to another or from one subdivision to another. Article 22 If, at the beginning of a financial year, the budget has not yet been voted, a sum equivalent to not more than one twelfth of the budget appropriation for the preceding financial year may be spen a month in respect of each "any chapter or other subdivision of the budget in accordanc with the provision of the financial rules; This shall not, however, through to have the effect of placing at the disposal of the Institute appropriation in excess of one twelfth of those provided for in the draft budget in course of preparation. Provided that the other conditions laid down in the preceding paragraph are observed, the High Council, acting by a qualified majority, may in excess expenditure of authoriz of one twelfth. Contracting States shall pay every month, on a provisional basis and in accordanc with the scales put down for the preceding financial year, the cessary to ensur not non application of this article. Article 23 1. The High Council shall be appoin two auditors of different nationalit for a period of three years. Their term of Office shall be renewable. The purpose of the audit, which shall be based on records and, if not, cessary performed on the spot, shall be to establish that all revenue has been received and all expenditure incurred in a lawful and regular manner (a) and that the financial management has been sound. The Auditors shall submit their report to the High Council annually. The Principal shall supply any such information and assistance as the auditor may require in the performance of their duties. 2. The financial rules shall lay down the terms on which the Principal shall be given a discharge in respect of the implementation of the budget. Article 24 1. The Principal shall draw up the draft triennial financial forecasts and, after consulting the Academic Council, shall submit them to the High Council for examination and appraisal. 2. The procedure for implementing paragraph 1 shall be put down in the financial rules. Article 25 1. The Italian Republic shall provide the Institute, free of charge, with land in Florence and the building in which the Institute requires for its activities, and shall the undertak upkeep thereof. The Italian Republic shall, on the same condition, place at the disposal of the teaching staff, research students and the administrative staff of the Institute, a fully equipped restaurant and social centre on the Institute's premises. 2. The procedure for implementing paragraph 1 shall be put down in the headquarters agreement. Article 26 1. The Council, acting unanimously, on a proposal from the Principal of the Institute or from one of the members of the High Council, shall adop the financial rules specifying in particular: (a)), the procedure for establishing and implementing the budget and for presenting and annual auditing accounts; (b)) the procedure for the preparation of the triennial financial forecasts; (c)) the method and procedure for the payment and the deployment of the Members States ' contributions; (d)) the rules and procedure concerning the responsibility of the authorizing officers and accounting officers. 2. The financial rules provided for in paragraph 1 may provide for the setting up of a budget and Finance Committee composed of representatives of the Contracting States which would be responsible for preparing the deliberation of the High Council on energy and financial matters. CHAPTER V miscellaneous provisions article 27 1. The official languages of the Institute shall be Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish have. 2. For each academic activity, the two working languages shall be selected from the languages listed in paragraph 1, taking into account the linguistic knowledge and preferences of the teaching staff and research students. The procedure for selecting these languages shall be determined by the Council acting unanimously in High. 3. The teaching staff and research students must have an adequat knowledge of two of the languages listed in paragraph 1. The Academic Council may allow exception to be made for specialists engaged in certain works at the Institute. Article 28 In each of the Contracting States, the Institute shall enjoy the most extensive of the legal capacity accorded to legal persons under their laws; It may, in particular, acquir or dispos of movable property, the immovabl and the conclud contracts and be a party to legal proceedings. To this end it shall be represented by the Principal. Article 29 Any dispute between Contracting States, or between one or more Contracting States and the Institute, concerning the application or interpretation of the Convention which cannot be settled by the High Council may, on application by one of the parties to the dispute, be submitted to arbitration. In that event, the President of the Court of Justice of the European Communities shall determin the arbitration body to be called upon to settle the dispute. The Contracting States to carry out undertak-the decision of the arbitration body. CHAPTER VI TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISION article 30 1. The High Council shall meet immediately after the entry into force of this Convention. 2. The High Council shall conclud the headquarters agreement and shall set up the other authorities provided for in this Convention. 3. The first eight members of the teaching staff of the Institute shall be chosen by the unanimous decision of a provisional Committee composed of two Academic representatives from each of the Contracting States, at least one of whom must be a teacher at the university level. On the appointment of the Principal, the Secretary and these eight members of the teaching staff, the measure taken by the Academic Council shall validate the constitut decision. Article 31 the first Principal and the first Secretary of the Institute shall be appointed by the Council acting unanimously in High. Article 32 1. Any Member State of the European communities besides the Contracting States may accede to this Convention by depositing an instrument of accession with the Italian Government. 2. Accession shall take effect on the date on which the Council, acting unanimously, and in agreement with the acceding State has determined the adaptation of which will need to be made to the provision of this Convention, in particular to articles 6 (7) and 19 (1). Article 33 the Government of any Contracting State, the Principal of the Institute or the Academic Council may submit to the Council proposals for the High draft revision of this Convention. If the Council, acting unanimously approve the High, the convening of a Conference of representatives of the Contracting States, such a Conference shall be convened by the Government occupying the presidency of the High Council. Article 34 If action on the part of one of the authorities of the Institute should not appear to attain cessary one of the objective of the set out in this Convention and this Convention has not provided the cessary power, the High Council shall, acting unanimously, to take the appropriate measure. Article 35 1. This Convention shall apply to the European territory of the Contracting States, to the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, the French overseas departments and the French overseas territories. 2. Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of the Convention shall not apply to the sovereign base areas of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Cyprus; It shall not apply either to the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man unless the United Kingdom Government to declare on accession to this Convention, or subsequently, that this Convention shall apply to one or more of such territories. 3. Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the Convention shall not apply to the England Island. The Government of the Kingdom of Denmark may, however, give notice, by a declaration deposited by 31 December 1975 at the latest, with the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall transmit a certified copy to each of the Governments of the other Contracting States that this Convention shall apply to these islands. 4. Any Contracting State may, at the time of signature, acceptance, approval or ratification of this Convention or acceding to it, when, or at any later date, declare, by notifying the Government of the Italian Republic, that this Convention shall apply to one or more of its territories outside Europe for whose international relations it is responsible and which are specified in the declaration. Article 36 this Convention shall be submitted for acceptance, approval or ratification by the Contracting States in accordanc with their respectiv is constitutional requirements. It shall enter into force on the first day of the month following receipt by the Italian Government of the last notification that these would have been completed formalit. Article 37 the Italian Government shall notify the Contracting States of a) each signature; (b)) the deposit of each instrument of ratification, acceptance, approval or accession, and any declaration provided for in article 35 (2); (c)) the entry into force of this Convention; (d)) any amendment made to the Convention in accordanc with article 33. Article 38 of this Convention, drawn up in the Dutch, French, German and Italian languages, all four texts being authentic, shall be deposited in the archives of the Italian Government which shall transmit a certified copy to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. The English, Danish and Irish texts of this Convention appearing in the Annex to the High Council decision specifying the amendments is not rendered the cessary theret by the accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland shall be authentic under the condition laid down in the above mentioned original texts and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. The Greek text of this Convention appearing in the Annex to the High Council decision specifying the amendments is not rendered by the cessary theret the accession of Greece shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the above subparagraph, and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. The Spanish text of this Convention appearing in the Annex to the High Council Decision specifying the amendments is not rendered the cessary theret by the accession of the Kingdom of Spain shall be authentic under the condition laid down in the above subparagraph, and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. The Portuguese text of this Convention, as it will appear in the Annex to the High Council Decision of 7 December From 4/89 1989 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Portuguese Republic, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the foregoing subparagraph, and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. The Finnish and Swedish texts of this Convention, as they appear in the Annex to the Decision Of the High Council 1/97 of 19 June 1997 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the foregoing subparagraph to , and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States.
PROTOCOL ON the PRIVILEGES AND OF the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY IMMUNIT to Institute the States parties TO the CONVENTION setting up a European University Institute, signed at Florence on 19 April 1972, it (MENU RNGTON LINE4) define the privilege and to ensur immunit cessary to the smooth running of that Institute, have AGREED on the following provision: CHAPTER I Subject for the Institute article 1 the European University Institute (hereinafter called the "Institute") shall enjoy immunity from enforcement in the exercise of its official activities , except: (a) in respect of a civil) action by a third party for brough damage arising from an accident caused by a motor vehicle belonging to, or operated on behalf of, the Institute, or in respect of a motor traffic involving such a vehicle of the offenc; (b)) in respect of the enforcement of an arbitration award or a judicial decision under a provision of the Convention or of this Protocol; (c)) where the Council, acting unanimously, the High has waived such immunity in any particular case. Article 2 1. The premise and the building of the Institute shall be inviolabl. This provision shall not prevent the implementation of the measure taken by the article 19 pursuan of this Protocol or authorized by the Council acting unanimously in High. 2. The Institute shall not allow its premise and building to be used as a refuge by a person having committed an offenc in just a flagrant delicti, or in respect of whom a warrant for arrest has been issued, or who has been convicted or is subject to a deportation order. 3. The archives of the Institute shall be inviolabl. Article 3, save as provided in article 1 (a), (b) and (c) the property and assets of the Institute shall be from any form of immun administrative or provisional judicial constraint such as requisition, confiscation, expropriation or attachment. Article 4 1. Without prejudice to the national provision for safeguarding the artistic and cultural heritage of the Contracting States, the goods imported or exported by the Institute and not strictly cessary for the exercise of its official activities shall be from any turnover tax, the main customs duties and other taxes or charges, and from all prohibition and restriction on import or export. 2. The circulation of publications and other information material sent by or to the Institute in the course of its official activities shall not be restricted in any way. 3. For its official communications and the transmission of all its documents, the Institute shall enjoy in the territory of each Contracting State the treatment accorded by that State to an international organization. The official and others correspondenc official communications of the Institute shall not be subject to censorship. Article 5 1. Within the scope of its official activities, the Institute, its assets, income and other property shall be main from all direct taxes. 2. When the Institute makes substantial purchase of which are not strictly cessary for the exercise of its official activities, the price of which includes indirect taxes or sales taxes, the Contracting States shall, whenever possible, take the appropriate measure to remi or refund the amount of such tax. 3. the exemption shall be accorded in respect Of of tax and the amount merely to sow which charges for public utility services. Article 6 the Institute may receive and hold any kind of funds, currency, cash or securities; subject to the national provision on Exchange control, it may be freely dispos of the in the exercise of its official activities and hold accounts in any currency to the exten required to meet its obligations. CHAPTER II Arrangements concerning the representatives of the Contracting States, and the Principal, Secretary, teaching staff and other persons connected with the Institute article 7 representatives of the Contracting States and their adviser is taking part in the meeting of the High Council of the Institute shall, in the course of performing their duties and while travelling to and from ut300r2u places of meeting , enjoy the following privileges, and facilities: (a) the immunit) immunity from personal arrest or detention and from chicken pox vaccine and of their personal luggag, except when found in the Act of committing an offenc; (b) immunity from legal proceedings), even after the termination of their mission, in respect of acts performed by them in their official capacity and within the limits of their functions, including their words spoken and written; c) inviolability for official papers and documents; (d)) all the customary administrative facilities, particularly with regards to travel or stay. This article shall also apply to the representative of the European communities taking part in the meeting of the High Council. Article 8 the Contracting States, in close cooperation with the Institute, shall take all measure within their power to ensur that all administrative facilities cessary, not particularly with regards to travel, stay and currency exchange, the person is taking it for granted in the work of the Institute, especially those referred to in article 9 (3) of the Convention. Article 9 1. The Principal Secretary and, subject to article 13, the teaching staff and other staff of the Institute shall: (a)) be from legal proceedings immun, even after they have left the service of the Institute, in respect of acts done by them in the exercise and within the limits of their functions including words written and spoken; This immunity shall not apply in the case of a motor traffic is committed by such person of the offenc, nor in the case of damage caused by a motor vehicle belonging to or driven by such person; b) together with those members of their families forming part of their household, exemption from immigration, benefit from such restriction or for the registration of formalit aliens as is customarily accorded to the staff of international organizations; (c)) in respect of currency or exchange regulations, be accorded the same privilege customarily accorded with the axis of the staff of international organizations; (d)) have the right to import free of duty their furniture, effects and a motor car for their personal use at the time of first taking up their post in the State concerned for a period of one year or more and the right to re export free of duty-their furniture, personal effects and motor cars for their personal use on termination of their duties in that State , subject in either case to the conditions imposed by the restriction of the and the national law of the State in which this right is exercised. 2. The Contracting States shall, in close cooperation with the Institute, take all appropriate measure to facilitat the entry, stay and departure of persons entitled to benefit from the provision of this article. Article 10 the Contracting States shall, in close cooperation with the Institute, take all appropriate measure to facilitat the entry, stay and departure of research students. Article 11 1. The scheme of social security benefits for the Principal, the Secretary, the teaching staff and other staff and research students shall be set out in the service rules and in other rules. If provision is not made for such benefits, the persons referred to in the preceding subparagraph in the may opt for the scheme either under the law of the State in which the Institute has its seat, or under the law of the Contracting State to which they were last subject, or under that of the Contracting State of which they are nationals. This option may be exercised once only and shall take effect from the date of taking up employment with the Institute. 2. the members of the teaching staff and research students who are nationals of States other than the Contracting States shall be covered by appropriate provision in the service rules or by other rules. Article 12 1. The Principal, Secretary, teaching staff and other staff of the Institute shall be liabl to a tax for the benefit of the Institute on salar, WAGs and emolument paid by the Institute, in accordanc with the condition and procedure to be let down by the High Council within one year from the entry into force of the Convention. From the date on which this tax is applied, such a emolument and shall be salar main from national income tax; but, the Contracting States shall retain the right to take these salar and emolument into account for the purpose of assessing the amount of taxation to be applied to income from other sources. 2. The provision of paragraph 1 shall not apply to pension and paid by the annuit to institute their former Principal or to the former members or Secretar of the teaching staff or other members of staff. 3. In the application of income tax, wealth tax and death duties and in the application of the convention on the avoidance of double taxation concluded between Contracting States, the Principal, Secretary, teaching staff and other staff of the Institute who, solely by reason of the performance of their duties in the service of the Institute, establish their residence in the territory of a Contracting State other than their country of domicile for tax purpose-at the time of entering the services of the Institute, shall be considered, both in the country of their actual residence and in the country of domicile for tax purpose, as having maintained their domicile in the latter country provided that it is a Contracting State. This provision shall also apply to a spouse to the exten to that the latter is not separately engaged in a gainful occupation, and to children dependent on and in the care of the persons referred to in this article. Article 13 the High Council shall, acting unanimously, to determin the categories of persons among the staff to whom the provision of articles 9 to 12 shall apply, in whole or in part. CHAPTER III General provision of article 14 1. Privilege, and facilities under immunit this Protocol shall be accorded solely in the interests of the Contracting States or of the Institute and not for the personal advantage of the beneficiar. 2. The competent authorities to have not only the right but also the duty to an immunity when such immunity waiv imped the course of Justice, and when it is possible the dispens with the immunity without jeopardizing the purpose for which it is accorded. 3. The competent authorities referred to in paragraph 2, it shall be: – the Contracting States, as regards their representatives meeting in the High Council of the Institute; -the institutions of the European communities as regards the representative of the European communities taking part in the meeting of the High Council of the Institute; -the High Council of the Institute, as regards the Principal and the Secretary; -the Principal of the Institute as regards members of the teaching staff and other members of the staff of the Institute. Article 15 this Protocol shall in no way be affec the right of each Contracting State to take all the banks "are not in the interests of cessary it security. Article 16 of the Contracting State is obliged to accord the privileges and referred to it in the article immunit 7, article 9 (c) and (d) and article 10 to its own nationals and permanent residents. Article 17 For the purpose of this Protocol, the official activities of the Institute include its administrative functioning and its teaching and research activities in the pursuanc of the purpose set out in the Convention setting up a European University Institute. Article 18 without prejudice to the provision of article 9 (1) (d), of the exemption shall be accorded in respect of goods for the personal benefit of the staff of the Institute. Goods imported or acquired under this Protocol shall not be sold, given away or hired out except under the conditions laid down by the Governments of the States which have granted exemption. Article 19 1. The provision of this Protocol shall be applied in a spirit of close cooperation by the Principal of the Institute and the competent authorities of the Contracting States in the order while respecting the facilitat, the independence of the Institute, the proper administration of Justice, the application of social legislation, police, safety or public health regulations and to prevent any abuse of the privilege of immunit and facilities provided, for in this Protocol. The procedure for cooperation mentioned in this paragraph may be let down in the supplementary agreements provided for in article 20.2. The name, position and address of the persons benefiting from the provision of articles 9 to 12 and the arrangements for them shall be communicated from time to time to the Governments of the Contracting States. Article 20 Supplementary agreements may be concluded between the Institute and one or more Contracting States for the purpose of implementing and applying this Protocol. The Council shall, acting unanimously, to High take a decision concerning the application of the of the article. Article 21 the provision of article 29 of the Convention shall apply to the dispute concerning this Protocol.
FINAL Act of the PLENIPOTENTIAR on OF the HIGH CONTRACTING parties, assembled at Florence on 19 April 1972 for the signature of the Convention setting up a European University Institute, have ADOPTED the FOLLOWING texts:-the Convention setting up a European University Institute, the Protocol on the Privileges and to of the European University Immunit Institute. At the time of signature of these texts, the Plenipotentiar to have:-adopted the declaration in Annex I, and-taken note of the declaration by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany set out in Annexe II. ANNEXE I i. declarations relating to certain provision of the Convention article 6 Paragraph 1 (a)) the rules of procedure of the High Council will determin the conditions under which government representatives may enlis the assistance of experts. (b)) the rules of procedure make provision for the High Council to meet whenever cessary, and not to meet in place within the territory of the Contracting States besides of Florence. (c)) the High Council will take the measure of the immigrants the cessary Institute's official publications; for this purpose it may use the services of the Official Publications Office of the European communities. Paragraph 5 (c) the provision of article 6 (5) (c) do not prevent the High Council from designating the Court of Justice of the European communities, after consultation with the President of that Court, as the body appointed to settle the dispute between the Institute and its staff. Article 10 the carrying out of research work within a particular department merely means that the Department is the main instigator. This in no way exclude the enlisting the services of other departments to ensur that all scientific activities have the cessary interdisciplinary character. Article 12 (a)) the seminar and research teams will be set up for as long as is not to study the cessary selected topics or to complete the particular research project. (b)) With regards to methods of work, teaching at the Institute shall be essentially in participation in consis research works. The length of time devoted to such research may vary, but at least two years ' work and the submission of an original piece of research under the condition laid down in article 14 of the Convention will be required for the award of any particular degree. Article 14 (a)) the degrees provided for in article 14 (1) may for example be: "Doctor of laws of the European University Institute of Florence", "Doctor of political science of the European University Institute of Florence ". (b)) the problem of the status of the comparativ Institute's/doctorate ' standard will be studied in a wider context as soon as possible; the High Council may, if not cessary, address recommendations on this point to the Governments of the Contracting States. (c)) the purpose of publishing a piece of research will be to make it available to anyone who is interested in it. The provision to be adopted in implementation of article 14 (3) will therefore stipulat that the publication may be effected not only in a journal or book or booklet form, but also by any other form, suitabl (rone, microfilm, etc.). Article 15 Paragraph 1 the appointment of professor to the Institute on a permanent basis will be for a period of three years and may be renewed stands out among. Paragraph 3 this will mainly refer to the retention of rights acquired under national arrangements and, where appropriate, the acquisition of such rights, as well as to the possibility of returning to an institution in the country of origin, particularly where the stay at the Institute is for a short period. Article 16 Paragraph 1 Taking into account the academic level and requirements as regards the organization of the work, the number of research students will, initially at least, but probably be Weena 250 and 600. Paragraph 3 (a)) the provision relating to the admission of an ordinary students and research students must stipulat the academic standards which they must already have attained and the degree of knowledge of the official languages of the Institute required of them. (b) the word ') the trail as far as possible account of their place of origin ' should be interpreted as meaning that academic qualifications will be the main criterion which the Board takes into account, but that it must also take care to maintain the equal representation of the various nationalit of the research to the student. Article 17 It is advisabl that the representatives of the Contracting States in the High Council should consult each other so that the level of and the procedure for awarding grants them should be comparabl in all the States. Article 25 (a)) the cost of the initial equipping of the newly constructed or extended building placed at the disposal of the European University Institute by the Italian Government will be borne by that Government. (b) furniture and teaching equipment) is the type of investment which can be written off against the budget appropriation for the normal and is closely tied to the of the functioning of the Institute; It is usual for provision to be made for such appropriation to be made in the annual budget. Expenditure relating to the additional equipment will come under the Institute's budget and will be financed according to the usual rules for financing the Institute's expenditure. Article 26 the financial rules will stipulat that where the Contracting States pay their contributions in their national currencies:-the available balance of these contributions will be deposited with the exchequer of the Contracting States or the bodies designated by the with these States; -While on deposit, the funds will retain the value òàæó to the parity on the day of deposit in relations to the currency unit in which the Institute's budget is drawn up. Article 29, Second paragraph of article 29 of the Convention does not preclud the Court of Justice of the European communities from being designated as the arbitration body by the President of that Court. Article 30 Committee composed of (A) Features representatives of the Governments of the Contracting States and one representative from the Commission (without a vote) will meet after the signature of the Convention. It will carry out the work, in particular features cessary for the preparation of a draft headquarters agreement so that the Institute may be set up as soon as possible after the entry into force of the Convention. II. Miscellaneous a. declarations and Financing structure of the Institute (a)), the Principal will receive the salary and allowance of a professor plus an administrative allowance (about 20% of the salary) during his term of Office. (b)) the salary of the Secretary should be less than that of the Principal and may be equivalent to the salary of a professor. (c)) the Institute's research finding must be published and after the second or third year of its activity there should be a special budget heading for this. B. Accommodation for research students in the Government of the Italian Republic will provide accommodation for research student at a gusty rent. Any measure of which may be taken in this connection must not be charged to the Institute's budget. C. possible accession of States which are not members of the European communities the Four years after the entry into force of the Convention, the High Council, after consulting the Academic Council, will submit a report to the Contracting States concerning the possible inclusion in the Convention of a clause allowing States other than the Member States of the European communities to accede to the Convention. D. Re-examination of the question of denunciation the questions of denunciation of the Convention will be re-examined at the same time as the report provided for in (C). E. European College at Bruges the Contracting States take note of the following declarations made at the meeting of the Council and the Conference of Minister of Education of the Member States, on 16 November 1971 : "The academic authorities of the Institute of Florence and Bruges should work together to organize and set out in the most appropriate manner their respectiv in curricula for parallel or converging activities." ANNEX II Declaration by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany reserve the right to declare, when depositing its instrument of ratification of the Convention establishing a European University Institute, that this Convention shall equally apply to Land Berlin. With regards to the definition of the expression "national", the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany refer to the declaration which it made on 25 March 1957 at the time of signature of the Treats to establishing the European Economic Community and the European Atomic Energy Community.
DECISION OF the HIGH COUNCIL OF the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute of 20 January 1975 amending the Convention setting up the Institute following the accession of new Member States the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, hereinafter called "the Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland deposited their instrument respectively have of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic pursuan to article 32 (1) of the Convention; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession will take effect on the date on which the High Council has determined the cessary amendments to the Convention; Whereas these amendments should be made accordingly; Acting in agreement with the representatives of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the following amendments shall be made in to the Convention: 1. The text of article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following text: "where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows : Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 10 France Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 United Kingdom 10 shall be carried by the decision if they have received a minimum of forty-one votes in favour indicating the approval of at least six Governments. " 2. The text of article 19 (1) shall be replaced by the following text: "the financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: 6.04% 2.47% Belgium Denmark France Germany Ireland 21.16 21.16% 0.62%% 0.19% 21.16% Italy Luxembourg Netherlands United Kingdom 21.16% 6.04%. 3. The text of article 27 (1) the following shall be replaced by the text: "the official languages of the Institute shall be Danish, Dutch, English, French, German and Italian." 4. The text of article 35 shall be amended as follows: (a) the following paragraphs shall be added: ' 2. Notwithstanding paragraph 1 of the Convention shall not apply to the Sovereign Base areas of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland in Cyprus; It shall not apply either to the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man unless the United Kingdom Government to declare on accession to this Convention, or subsequently, that this Convention shall apply to one or more of such territories. 3. Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the Convention shall not apply to the England Island. The Government of the Kingdom of Denmark may, however, give notice, by a declaration deposited by 31 December 1975 at the latest, with the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall transmit a certified copy to each of the Governments of the other Contracting States, that this Convention shall apply to these islands. " (b) the former paragraph 2 shall become paragraph 4. The following shall be added to article 38: "the English, Danish and Irish texts of this Convention appearing in the Annex to the High Council decision specifying the amendments is not rendered the cessary theret by the accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland shall be authentic under the condition laid down in the abovementioned original texts and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. " Article 2 the accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, of Ireland and of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland to the Convention shall take effect as from the date of signature of this Decision. As from that date the texts of the Convention in the Danish, English and Irish languages annexed to this Decision shall be authentic in the same way as the texts in the Dutch, French, German and Italian languages. Article 3 this decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish and Italian languages, all seven texts being authentic. Article 4 the President of the High Council shall notify this decision to the Governments of the Contracting States and of the States which have deposited an instrument of accession to article pursuan 32 of the Convention. Done at Florence, 20 March 1975 By the High Council the President m. DELOZ EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of. 5/86 of 21 November 1986 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following the accession of the Hellenic Republic to the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as last amended by Council decision of 20 March 1975 High, hereinafter called "the Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas the Hellenic Republic has deposited its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic pursuan to article 32 (1) of the Convention; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession will take effect on the date on which the High Council has determined the cessary amendments to the Convention; Whereas these amendments should be made accordingly; Acting in agreement with the representatives of the Hellenic Republic; HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 With effect from the date of this decision, the following amendments shall be made to the Convention as amended by the the High Council decision of 20 March 1975, following the accession of the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland: 1. The text of article 6 (7) the following shall be replaced by the text : "Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece of France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 5 Netherlands 4 United Kingdom 10 the Albert shall be carried on if they have received a minimum of forty-five votes in favour of the indicating approval of at least six Governments." 2. The text of article 19 (1) shall be replaced by the following text: "the financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: 2.43% 5.93% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 75% 20.79% 0.61% Italy Ireland. 20.79% Luxembourg 0.19% 5.93% Netherlands United Kingdom France 20.79 20.79%%" 3. The text of article 27 (1) shall be re placed by the following text: "the official languages of the Institute shall be Danish, Dutch, English, French, Greek, German and Italian." 4. The following text shall be added to article 38: "the Greek text of this Convention appearing in the Annex to the High Council decision specifying the amendments is not rendered by the cessary theret the accession of Greece shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the above subparagraph, and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States." Article 2 the accession of Greece to the Convention shall take effect as from the date of this Decision. As from that date, the Hellenic Republic shall – become a Contracting State of the Convention; the texts of the Convention in the Greek language is annexed to this Decision shall be authentic in the same way as the texts in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Irish and Italian languages. Article 3 this decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish and Italian languages, each of these texts being authentic. Article 4 the President of the High Council shall notify this Decision to the Governments of the Contracting States done at Florence, 21 November 1986 By the High Council the President e. BÖNING EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of. 3/87 of 5 June 1987 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Kingdom of Spain the HIGH COUNCIL Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March 1975 in High and 21 November 1986, hereinafter called "the Convention", in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas, under article 32 (1) of the Convention, the Kingdom of Spain has deposited its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic; Whereas by article 32 (2) of the Convention shall take the accession effect on the date on which the High Council has determined the adaptation of which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas it is therefore appropriate to make the said adaptation; acting in accordanc with the representatives of the Kingdom of Spain, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows: 1. Article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following: "where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Hellenic Republic 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 United Kingdom 10 For their adoption Albert, shall require a minimum of 50 votes in favour and the approval of at least 8 Governments. " 2. Article 19 (1) the following shall be replaced by: "the financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: 2.26% 5.52% Belgium Denmark Germany% 19.35% 1.63% 6.93 Hellenic Republic Spain France Ireland Italy 19.35 19.35% 0.57%% 0.17% Luxembourg Netherlands United Kingdom 19.35% 5.52%" 3. Article 27 (1) the following shall be replaced by : "The official languages of the Institute shall be Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian and Spanish." 4. Article 34 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. This Convention shall apply to the European territory of the Contracting States, the French overseas departments, the French overseas territories and the autonomous community of the Canary Islands." 5. The following paragraph shall be added to article 38 of the Convention: "the Spanish text of this Convention appearing in the Annex to the High Council Decision specifying the amendments is not rendered the cessary theret by the accession of the Kingdom of Spain shall be authentic under the condition laid down in the above subparagraph, and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States." Article 2 the accession of the Kingdom of Spain to the Convention shall take effect as from 1 November 1987 As from that date, the Bucket shall become a Contracting State of the Convention; -the text of the Convention in the Spanish language is annexed to this Decision shall be authentic in the same way as the texts in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish and Italian languages. Article 3 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian and Spanish langu ages, all nine texts being authentic. Article 4 the President of the High Council shall notify this Decision to the Governments of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 5 June 1987 By the High Council the President Christian PRETTR EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of. 15/87 of 3 December 1987 correcting decision no. 3/87 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Kingdom of Spain the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, s amended by Council decision of 20 March 1975 in High and 21 November 1986, hereinafter called "the Convention", in particular article 32 (2) thereof; having regard to the High Council decision of. 3/87 of 5 June 1987 amending the Convention following accession by the Kingdom of Spain; having regard to the errors in the version in certain languages in respect of the Convention article mentioned in the fourth paragraph of article 1 of that decision; having regard to the accidental omission of explicit reference to Ceuta and Melilla in the aforesaid article and paragraph, and to the need for such reference in order for them to be covered by the Convention; Whereas this twofold error should be corrected; HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 article 1 (4) of the decision of the. 3/87 shall read as follows: "4. Article 35 shall be replaced by (1) the following:" 1. This Convention shall apply to the European territory of the Contracting States, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, the French overseas departments and the French overseas territories. " Article 2 this decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian and Spanish langu ages, all nine texts being authentic. Article 3 the President of the High Council shall notify the Government of each Contracting State of this decision. Done at Florence, 3 December 1987 By the High Council the President Christian PRETTR EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of 7 December 1989 4/89 of amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Portuguese Republic the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March High in 1975 , 21 November 1986, 4 June 1987 and 3 December 1987, hereinafter called the "Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas, in accordanc with article 32 (1) of the Convention, the Portuguese Republic has deposited its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession shall take effect on the date on which the High Council of the adaptation to determin which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas it is therefore appropriate to make the said adaptation; Acting in accordanc with the representatives of the Portuguese Republic, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows; 1. Article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following; ' 7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 5 Portugal United Kingdom 10 For their adoption, decisions shall require a minimum of of 54 votes in favour and the approval of at least 8 Governments. " 2. Article 19 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: 2.24% 5.48% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece Spain 19.19% 1.62% 6.87% France Ireland Italy 19.19% 0.57% 0.17% 19.19% Luxembourg Netherlands Portugal United Kingdom 5.48% 0.81% 19.19%." 3. Article 27 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. The official languages of the Institute shall be Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish." 4. Article 35 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. This Convention shall apply to the European territory of the Contracting States, to the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, the French overseas departments and the French overseas territories." 5. The following subparagraph shall be added to article 38: "the Portuguese text of this Convention, as it will appear in the Annex to the High Council Decision of 7 December From 4/89 1989 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Portuguese Republic, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the foregoing subparagraph to , and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. " Article 2 the accession of the Portuguese Republic to the Convention shall take effect as from the date of this Decision. As from that date:-Portugal shall become a Contracting State of the Convention; – the Portuguese text of the Convention, annexed to this Decision, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian and Spanish languages. Article 3 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 4 the President of the High Council shall notify this Decision to the Government of each of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 7 December 1989 By the High Council the President Sergio BALANZIN the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION 1/97 of 19 June 1997 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute , as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March High in 1975, 21 November 1986, 4 June 1987 and 3 December 1987, hereinafter called the "Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas, in accordanc with article 32 (1) of the Convention, the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden deposited their instruments have of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession shall take effect on the date on which the High Council of the adaptation to determin which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas it is therefore appropriate to make the said adaptation; Whereas accession to the Convention is coupled with the desire of the acceding States to accept the provision of the amending Convention of 18 June and 17 September 1992 once this enter into force; Acting in accordanc with the representatives of the Finnish Republic and the representative of the Kingdom of Sweden, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows; 1. Article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following; ' 7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 5 Finland 3 Sweden 4 Portugal United Kingdom 10 For their adoption, decisions shall require a minimum of of 59 votes in favour and the approval of at least 10 Governments. " 2. Article 19 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: Belgium Denmark Germany 5.25% 2.15% 18.39% 1.55% 6.59% Greece Spain France Ireland Italy 18.39 18.39% 0.55%% 0.16% Luxembourg Netherlands Portugal Finland 5.25% 0.78% 1.28% Sweden 2.88% 18.39% United Kingdom." 3. Article 27 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. The official languages of the Institute shall be Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish." 4. The following subparagraph shall be added to article 38: "the Finnish and Swedish texts of this Convention, as they appear in the Annex to the Council Decision amending the Convention High on setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the foregoing subparagraph to , and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. " Article 2 1-the accession of the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden to the Convention shall take effect as from the date of this Decision. As from that date:-Finland and Sweden shall become Contracting States of the Convention; -the Finnish and Swedish texts of the Convention, annexed to this Decision, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages. 2-However, these accession shall take effect as of from 1 October 1997 in respect of the application of article 9 of the Convention to the current budget year, 1997 article 3 the accession of the Finnish Republic and the Kingdom of Sweden to the Convention imply acceptance by these States of the amendments made to the Convention by the Amending Convention of Florence of 18 June and 17 September 1992 , once this enter into force in accordanc with its article 13. Moreover, once it has entered in force, the texts in the Finnish and Swedish of that Convention, annexed to this decision, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages. They shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the Contracting States. Article 4 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 the President of the High Council shall notify this Decision to the Government of each of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 19 June 1997 By the High Council the President d. CONST EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of. 7/97 of 11 December 1997 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Austria the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March High in 1975, 21 November 1986, 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987, 7 December 1989 and 19 June 1997 , hereinafter called the "Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas the parliamentary debate to an authoriz by the Austrian Government deposit of the instrument of accession by the Republic of Austria to the Convention should be completed on December 18, 1997; Whereas, in the event of authorization, Austria intends to deposit its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic, the depositary of the Convention, in the first fortnigh of January 1998; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession shall take effect on the date on which the High Council of the adaptation to determin which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas, however, there is no need to postpon a determination of these adaptation by six months, and whereas the Republic of Austria should be regarded as an acceding State, subject to the need to make the date of effect of the adaptation is dependent on the deposit by the Republic of Austria of its instrument of accession; Whereas accession to the Convention is coupled with the desire of the Republic of Austria to accept the provision of the amending Convention of 18 June and 17 September 1992 once this enter into force; Acting in accord with the representatives of the Republic of Austria, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 With effect from 1 January 1998, the Convention shall be amended as follows: 1) article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following: "7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 4 United Kingdom 10 For their adoption, decisions shall be require a minimum of 62 votes in favour and the approval of at least 10 Governments. "; 2) article 19 (1) shall be replaced by the following: "1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale: 5.11% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.09% 17.89% 1.51% Spain% France 17.89 6.41% Ireland Italy Luxembourg 0.53% 17.89% 0.16% Netherlands 5.11% Austria Portugal Finland 2.73% 0.76% 1.23% Sweden 2.80% United Kingdom 17.89%" article 2 of the accession of the Republic of Austria to the Convention shall take effect from 1 January 1998 the as article 3 the accession of the Republic of Austria to the Convention acceptance by it to impl of the amendments made to the Convention by the Amending Convention of Florence of 18 June and 17 September 1992, once this enter into force in accordanc with its article 13 article 4 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish , Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 Entry into force of this Decision shall be subject to the deposit by the Republic of Austria of its instrument of accession by 31 January 1998 at the latest. This Decision shall enter into force on the day of that deposit, and the President of the High Council shall so notify the Government of each of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 11 December 1997 By the High Council of the President of the EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY INSTITUTE Argyr FATOURO HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of. 5/2004 of 9 December 2004 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Poland the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March High in 1975, 21 November 1986, 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987, 7 December 1987, 19 June 1997 and 11 December 1997 , hereinafter called the "Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas the parliamentary debate a deposit by the authoriz the Polish Government of the instrument of accession by the Republic of Poland to the Convention should be completed on 11 December 2004; Whereas, in the event of authorization, Poland intends to deposit its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic, the depositary of the Convention, in the first fortnigh of January 2005; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession shall take effect on the date on which the High Council of the adaptation to determin which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas, however, there is no need to postpon a determination of these adaptation by six months, and whereas the Republic of Poland should be regarded as an acceding State, subject to the need to make the date of effect of the adaptation is dependent on the deposit by the Republic of Poland of its instrument of accession; Whereas accession to the Convention is coupled with the desire of the Republic of Poland to accept the provision of the amending Convention of 18 June and 17 September 1992 once this enter into force; Acting in accord with the representatives of the Republic of Poland; HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the Convention shall be modified as follows. 1) article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following: "7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 8 Poland 4 United Kingdom 10 For their adoption, decisions shall require a minimum of of 68 votes in favour and the approval of at least 11 Governments."; 2) article 19 (1) shall be replaced by the following: "1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale, in accordanc with High Council Decision Of. 3/04 of 10 June 2004: Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 5.00 2.04 17.50 1.48 Spain France Ireland Italy 6.27 17.50 0.52 17.50 Luxembourg 0.16 Netherlands Austria Poland Portugal 5.00 2.67 2.16 0.74 Finland Sweden United Kingdom 17.50 1.20 2.74 article 2 the accession of the Republic of Poland to the Convention shall take effect as from 1 January 2005, article 3 of the accession of the Republic of Poland to the Convention acceptance by it to impl of the amendments made to the Convention by the Amending Convention of Florence of 18 June and 17 September 1992, once this enter into force in accordanc with its article 13 article 4 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 Entry into force of this Decision shall be subject to the deposit by the Republic of Poland of its instrument of accession. This Decision shall enter into force on the day of that deposit, and the President of the High Council shall so notify the Government of each of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 9 December 2004 For the High Council the President Friedrich FAULHAMMER EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute High Council Decision Of. 1/2005 of 10 June 2005 amending and 9 of the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Cyprus, the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March High in 1975, 21 November 1986, 4 June 1987 December 3, 1987, 7 December 1987, 19 June 1997, 11 December 1997, and 9 December 2004, hereinafter called the "Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession shall take effect on the date on which the High Council of the adaptation to determin which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas it is therefore appropriate to make the said adaptation; Whereas accession to the Convention is coupled with the desire of the acceding States to accept the provision of the amending Convention of 18 June and 17 September 1992 once this enter into force; Acting in accord with the representatives of the Republic of Cyprus, the representative of the Slovak Republic, and the representative of the Republic of Slovenia, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the Convention shall be modified as follows. 1) article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following: "7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 8 Poland 4 United Kingdom 10 Cyprus 2 Slovak Republic 5 Slovenia 3 For their adoption Albert, shall require a minimum of 75 votes in favour and the approval of at least 13 Governments. "; 2) article 19 (1) shall be replaced by the following: "1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale, in accordanc with High Council Decision Of. 3/04 of 10 June 2004:4.97% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.03% 1.47% 17.39% Spain% France 17.39 6.23% Ireland Italy Luxembourg 0.52% 0.16% 17.39% Netherlands 4.97% Austria Poland Portugal 2.65% 2.14% 0.74% Finland 1.20% Sweden 2.72% United Kingdom% 0.12% 17.39 Cyprus Slovak Republic Slovenia 0.28% 0.24% 3) article 27 (1) shall be replaced by the following: "1. The official languages of the Institute shall be Danish , Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Slovak, Spanish and Swedish. " 4 the following subparagraph shall be) added to article 38: "the Greek, Slovenian and Slovak texts of this Convention, as they appear in the Annex to the Council Decision amending the Convention High on setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the foregoing subparagraph to , and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. " Article 2 the accession of the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic of the Convention it shall take effect as from the date of this Decision. The new Contracting States will start contributing to the Institute budget as of the 2006 financial year. Article 3 the accession of the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic of the Convention to the acceptance by them impl of the amendments made to the Convention by the Amending Convention of Florence of 18 June and 17 September 1992, once this enter into force in accordanc with its article 13 article 4 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish , Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 the President of the High Council shall notify this Decision to the Government of each of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 9 and 10 June 2005 For the High Council the President Fausto DE QUADRO European University Institute HIGH COUNCIL DECISION Of. 6/2005 of 9 December 2005 amending the Convention setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Estonia the HIGH COUNCIL, Having regard to the Convention setting up a European University Institute, as amended by the Council Decision of 20 March High in 1975, 21 November 1986, 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987, 7 December 1987, 19 June 1997 December 11, 1997, December 9, 2004, and 9 and 10 June 2005, hereinafter called the "Convention", and in particular article 32 (2) thereof; Whereas, in accordanc with article 32 (1) of the Convention, the Republic of Estonia intends to deposit its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic shortly; Whereas, the article 32 pursuan (2) of the Convention, the accession shall take effect on the date on which the High Council of the adaptation to determin which will need to be made to the Convention; Whereas it is therefore appropriate to make the said adaptation; Whereas accession to the Convention is coupled with the desire of the acceding States to accept the provision of the amending Convention of 18 June and 17 September 1992 once this enter into force; Acting in accord with the representatives of the Republic of Estonia, HAS DECIDED AS follows: article 1 the Convention shall be modified as follows. 1) article 6 shall be replaced by (7) with the following: "7. Where will require a qualified majority decision, the votes shall be weighted as follows: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 10 France 5 Spain 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 8 Ireland Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 8 Poland 4 United Kingdom 10 Cyprus 2 Slovak Republic 5 Slovenia 3 Estonia 3 For their adoption Albert, shall require a minimum of 77 votes in favour and the approval of at least 14 Governments. "; 2) article 19 (1) shall be replaced by the following: "1. The financial contributions of the Contracting States to cover the expenditure is provided for in the Institute's budget shall be determined on the following scale, in accordanc with High Council Decision Of. 3/04 of 10 June 2004:4.96% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.03% 1.47% 17.38% Spain% France 17.38 6.23% 0.51% Italy Ireland Luxembourg Netherlands 17.38% 0.16% of 4.96% Austria Poland Portugal 2.65% 2.14% 0.74% Finland 1.19% Sweden 2.72% United Kingdom% 0.12% 17.38 Cyprus Slovak Republic Slovenia 0.28% 0.24% Estonia 0.07% 3) article 27 (1) shall be replaced by the following: "1. The official languages of the Institute shall be Danish , Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovenian, Slovak, Spanish and Swedish. " 4 the following subparagraph shall be) added to article 38: "the Estonian text of this Convention, as it will appear in the Annex to the Council Decision amending the Convention High on setting up a European University Institute following accession by the Republic of Estonia, shall be authentic in the same way as the texts mentioned in the foregoing subparagraph, and the Government of the Italian Republic shall transmit a certified copy thereof to the Government of each of the other Contracting States. " Article 2 the accession of the Republic of Estonia to the Convention shall take effect as from the date of this Decision. The new Contracting State will start contributing to the Institute budget as of the 2006 financial year. Article 3 the accession of the Republic of Estonia to the Convention to its impl acceptance of the amendments made to the Convention by the Amending Convention of Florence of 18 June and 17 September 1992, once this enter into force in accordanc with its article 13 article 4 this Decision has been drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish , French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 the President of the High Council shall notify this Decision to the Government of each of the Contracting States. Done at Florence, 9 December 2005 For the High Council the President Fausto DE QUADRO CONVENTION REVISING the CONVENTION SETTING UP A EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute for HIS MAJESTY the KING OF the BELGIAN, HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF DENMARK, the President OF the FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, the PRESIDENT OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, HIS MAJESTY the KING OF SPAIN, the President OF the FRENCH REPUBLIC , The President OF IRELAND, the President OF the ITALIAN REPUBLIC, HIS ROYAL HIGHNES is the GRAND Duke OF LUXEMBOURG, HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF the Netherlands, the President OF the Portuguese REPUBLIC, HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF the UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, CONSIDERING that the experience gained and future perspectives call for adaptation of the European University Institute's administrative and academic structures DECIDED to revisit, have a certain provision of the Convention setting up a European University Institute, and to this end have designated as their Plenipotentiar: HIS MAJESTY the KING OF the BELGIAN, Mr. André ONKELINX, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium in Rome; HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF DENMARK, Mrs. Ellen HANSEN, a representative of the Government to the High Council of the European University Institute; The President OF the FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY, Mr Konrad SEITZ, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rome, the President OF THE HELLENIC REPUBLIC, Mr. George CONTOGIORG, Representatives of the Government to the High Council of the European University Institute; HIS MAJESTY the KING OF SPAIN, Mr. Delfin COLOMÉ, Director-General of Cultural and Scientific relations; The President OF the FRENCH REPUBLIC, Mr. André BAEYEN, Delegate to the Director-General of Cultural, Scientific and Technical relations; The President OF IRELAND, Mr. Sean NOLAN, Representatives of the Government to the High Council of the European University Institute; The President OF the ITALIAN REPUBLIC, Mr. Bruno BOTT, Secretary-General of the ministry for Foreign Affairs the HIS ROYAL the HIGHNES GRAND Duke OF LUXEMBOURG, Mr. Nice VIERCHNIAJE, Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Rome; HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF the Netherlands, Mr. W.L.C.H.M. VAN DER BERG, a representative of the Government to the High Council of the European University Institute; The President OF the Portuguese REPUBLIC, Mr. Armando Marques guedes, representative of the Government to the High Council of the European University Institute; HER MAJESTY the QUEEN OF the UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND, Mr. David Hugh COLVIN, Minister of the Embassy of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; Who, having exchanged their Full powers, found in good and due form, have AGREED AS follows: PROVISION for REVISING the CONVENTION SETTING UP A EUROPEAN UNIVERSITY Institute article 1 1. In article 2 (1), the third line of the first subparagraph shall be replaced by the following: "It shall take into account Europe's cultural and linguistic pluralism and relations with cultures outside Europe". 2. The following subparagraph shall be added to article 2 (1): "As for of the general program of its scientific activities, the Institute shall develop interdisciplinary research program on the major issues confronting contemporary European society, including matters relating to the construction of Europe". Article 2 1. In article 6 (6), point (d) shall become point (f). 2. The following points shall be inserted: "(d) the creation of a Research Council, the structure and powers of which it shall determin after consulting the Academic Council; (e) the creation of interdisciplinary Center closur or within the Institute, after consulting the Academic Council and the Research Council ". Article 3 the third subparagraph of article 7 (2) shall be replaced by the following: "He shall be appoin-the head of Department, the interdisciplinary centre directors and the other members of the teaching staff nominated in accordanc with article 9 (5) (e) and article 9 (2)." Article 4 Article 7 (3) the following shall be replaced by: "3. The Principal of the Institute shall be chosen by the High Council after consultation with the Academic Council. The arrangements for the co-operation between the High Council and the Academic Council to prepare this decision shall be adopted by the Council unanimously, after the High voting consulting Academic Council. He shall be appointed for five years. The High Council, deciding unanimously after consulting the Academic Council, may extend his term of Office for a maximum period of three years. The rules provided for in article 6 (5) (a) shall lay down the terms on which his term of Office may be terminated on his initiative or that of the Institute "article 5 1. Article 9 (2), (3), (4) and (5) shall be replaced by the following:" 2. An Executive Committee, chaired by the Principal of the Institute, assisted by the Secretary , and consisting of the Principal, the head of Department, the director of the Centre provided for in article 11 (3), and one research student representative, shall assist the Principal at his request in performing the Institute's tasks. The Executive Committee shall prepare the work of the Academic Council. It is teaching staff members shall nominat others than those referred to in paragraph (5) (e). It shall draw up the list of members of the Board and the Graduation entrance Board. It shall carry out the specific tasks entrusted to it by the Academic Council. It shall regularly report to the Academic Council and the High Council on the manner in which it has carried out its aims. 3. The following shall be members of the Academic Council: (a) the Principal of the Institute; (b) the Secretary of the Institute, who shall take part in the work, but shall not vote; (c) heads of Department; (d) the interdisciplinary centre directors; (e) all or some of the assigned professor to the Institute; (f) all or some of the assigned to the lecturer of the Institute; (g) representatives of the other members of the teaching staff; (h) representatives of the research students; (i) representatives of the members of other categories participating within the Institute in the carrying out of its aim. The High Council may, under conditions which it shall lay down, with particular persons invite qualifications who are national of Member States and the various aspects of represen economic, social and cultural life to take part in the activities of the Academic Council. 4. The rules provided for in article 6 (5) (a) shall: (a) determin the number of members of the Academic Council representing the categories of persons indicated in paragraph 3 (e), (f), (g), (h) and (i), the procedure for their appointment and the length of their term of Office; (b) the rules for majority votes in the Academic Council; (c) the rules each of the operations of the Executive Committee. 5. The Academic Council shall: (a) approve the study programme and, after consulting the Research Council, the research program of the department; (b) after consulting the Research Council, approve the research program of the interdisciplinary centre; (c) to participat in the preparation of the draft annual budget and the draft triennial financial forecasts; (d) take any implementing measure concerning the research and teaching which do not fall within the terms of reference of any of the other authorities of the Institute; (e) meeting in a session restricted to members of the teaching staff who have at least equal status with the person concerned, the head of nominat Department, the interdisciplinary centre directors, the professor and the lecturer to be engaged as full-time members of the teaching staff of the Institute; (f) determin the condition for the award of the degree and certificate provided in article 14; (g) the examin the draft report on activities prepared by the Principal of the Institute and submitted to the High Council. " 2. Article 9 shall be deleted (7). Article 6 In article 10, the words "these in turn shall be divided into the seminar" shall be deleted. Article 7 the following paragraph shall be added to article 5: ' 3. The Institute may, taking account of the departments set up at the Institute, include one or more interdisciplinary study and research center. A decision on setting up, or closing, such centres, and on their aim, specific structures and general conditions of operation shall be taken by the Council acting by a qualified majority a High after consulting the Academic Council and the Research Council. " Article 8 In the second subparagraph of article 12 (2), the word "shall" be replaced by assistants the word "lecturer". Article 9 1. In article 14 (1), "paragraph 3" shall be replaced by "paragraph 4". 2. The following paragraph shall be inserted in article 14: "2. The Institute shall also have the power to confer a degree lower than a/doctorate ' standard on research students who have completed a minimum of one year's study at the Institute and have met the specific conditions for that degree adopted pursuan to paragraph 4. " 3. in article 14 (2) shall become article 14 (3) and shall read as follows: "3. On leaving the Institute, Institute research student on whom ither of the degrees not provided for in paragraphs 1 and 2 has been conferred shall receive from the Institute at their request a certificate attesting to the study and research they have carried out at the Institute." 4. Article 14 (3) shall become article 14 (4) and "the degree" shall be replaced by "therein the degrees". Article 10 article 15 shall be replaced by (1) the following: "1. The teaching staff shall consis of Heads of Department, interdisciplinary centre director, professor, lecturer and other teachers." Article 11 Article 23 (1), shall be replaced by the first subparagraph the following: "1. The High Council shall be appoin two auditors of different nationalit for a period of four years. These Auditors ' term of Office shall not be renewable. " TRANSITIONAL AND FINAL PROVISION article 12 the High Council may extend from three to four years the term of Office of the Auditors in service when this Convention comes into force. Article 13 this Convention shall be submitted for acceptance, approval or ratification by the Contracting States in accordanc with their respectiv is constitutional requirements. It shall enter into force on the first day of the month following receipt by the Italian Government of the last notification that these would have been completed formalit. This Convention, drawn up in a single copy in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Irish, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish languages, all texts being authentic, shall the ten be deposited in the archives of the Italian Government, which shall transmit a certified copy to the Government of each of the other signatory States.

Convention on the establishment of the European University Institute in the text is valid from January 1 1998, without amendment, by the 1992 amendment to the Convention has not yet entered into force. POINTER to the updated text of the Convention following the accession of the new Member States chapter I – the creation of the basic principles of the Institute chapter II – administration chapter III – the academic structure of a. b. Academic organization of Academic staff and research students involved in chapter IV – financial provisions chapter V-miscellaneous provisions CHAPTER VI-transitional and final provisions of the PROTOCOL, the European University Institute in the privileges and immunities of the Institute – chapter I provisions chapter II – provisions concerning the representatives of the Contracting States , Rector, Vice Rector, the academic staff and other persons associated with the Institute chapter III – General provisions Final Act Annex I i. declarations relating to certain provisions of the Convention, the Declaration of Various II, annex II, Declaration by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany Institute of Council decisions amending the Convention on the establishment of the Institute AFTER the accession of the new Member States of the Council of the Institute (a)) of 20 March 1994, amending the Convention on the establishment of the Institute after the accession of the new Member States (b)) decision of the Council of the Institute No. 5/86 amending the Convention on the establishment of the Institute of the University after the accession of the Hellenic Republic to c) the Institute Council decision No 3/87 and Decision No 15/87 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Kingdom of Spain d) Institute Council decision No 4/89 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Portuguese Republic e) Institute Council June 19, 1997, decision No 1/97 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden joining the Institute Council f) 1997 December 11 Decision No 7/97, amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Austria's accession to the Convention on the EUROPEAN Institute of the University of his Majesty the King of the Belgians, the President of the Federal Republic of GERMANY, the President of the French Republic, the Italian President of the Republic, his Royal Highness the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG Her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands, have decided to promote scientific development in areas that are particularly relevant for European integration, in particular, its culture, history, law, economy and institutions, desiring to promote cooperation in these areas and to promote collaborative research, decided to implement the intentions of that on this subject are set out in the Declaration, issued by the heads of State or Government meeting of 18 July 1961 in Bonn and in 1969 on December 1 and 2 in the Hague Given that the intellectual life in Europe must continue to promote, and that for this purpose the Supreme level of the University is to create a European Institute, HAS decided to create a European University Institute and to lay down rules, under which it will work, and for this purpose their authorised persons designated by: His Majesty the King of Belgium-Leon Is the [Léon HUREZ], Minister of education (F), PRESIDENT of the Federal Republic of Germany – Rolf Mart Laar [Rolf LAHR] , The Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rome, the President of the French Republic, Jacques [Jacques DUHAMEL] JOSH DUHAMEL, Minister for Cultural Affairs, the President of the Republic of ITALY, Aldo Moro [Aldo Moro], Minister of Foreign Affairs; Riccardo MISAS [Riccardo MISAS], Minister of education, his Royal Highness the GRAND DUKE of Luxembourg-Jean DUPONT [Jean DUPONG], Education Minister, her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands — t. e. VESTERTERP [The e. WESTERTERP], State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs that, familiar with their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows. Chapter I fundamental principles of establishing the Institute of article 1 of this Convention, the Member States of the European Community (hereinafter referred to as the Contracting States) jointly set up a European University Institute (the Institute). It has legal personality. The Institute's headquarters are in Florence. 2. Article 1 aim of the Institute with their activities in higher education and research to promote European cultural and scientific heritage in General and the individual it areas. It will be also related to the big change and the authorities, which describes the history and development of Europe. It takes into account the links with their national culture, which is not located in Europe. This objective is implemented by education and research at the highest level of the University. 2. the Institute must also have a forum for the exchange of ideas and experiences and discuss topics that are part of a study and research areas to which they relate. 3. Article 1. Contracting States shall take all necessary measures to facilitate the implementation of the Institute's objectives, while respecting the freedom of research and education. 2. The Contracting States shall promote the dissemination of the impacts of the Institute of science and academic environment. For this purpose, they help to create the Institute appropriate links of cooperation with universities and scientific institutions in their territories and to European and international institutions related to education, culture and research. 3. Within the limits of their powers, the Institute shall cooperate with universities and with any national or international teaching and research institution that wishes to cooperate. It may enter into agreements with States and international organisations. Article 4 the Institute and its personnel shall enjoy the privileges and immunities necessary for the performance of their tasks in accordance with the Protocol annexed to this Convention, which are essential conditions for its part. The Institute shall conclude a headquarters agreement with the Government of Italy, which unanimously approved by the Council of the Institute. Chapter III administration article 5 management of the Institute shall consist of: (a) the Council of the Institute, b)) Rector of the Institute, the Academic Council (c)). 6. Article 1 of the Institute Council consists of the representatives of the Governments of the Contracting States. Each State has one vote in the Council, and it delegates the two representatives. The Institute's Council shall meet at least once a year in Florence. 2. representatives of all the Contracting States in succession to one year holding the Office of President of the Council of the Institute. 3. the Rector, Vice Rector of the Institute, and the European Community, shall participate in meetings of the Council of the Institute, but not vote. 4. the Council of the Institute responsible for the guidelines of the Institute; It manages the activities of the Institute and oversees its development. On the one hand, it facilitates the relations between Governments in matters related to the Institute, and, on the other hand, the relationship between the Government and the Institute. The Institute's Council shall adopt the necessary decisions for the performance of their tasks, which are assigned to it in accordance with paragraphs 5 and 6. 5. With the unanimous decision of the Council of the Institute: a) lay down the rules governing the operation of the Institute and financial rules contained in article 26, b) apply procedures regarding language choice in accordance with article 27, c) Development Institute staff rules; with the staff regulations lay down the procedure for resolving disputes that have arisen between the Institute and the parties laid down in the Statute; (d) permanent posts) decide on the establishment of the Institute employees Professor; (e)) in accordance with the provisions of article 9 invite 3 persons to participate in the academic activities of the Council; f) concluded a headquarters agreement between the Institute and the Italian Government, and any article referred to in paragraph 3 of the Treaty; (g) the Institute shall be appointed by the first Rector) and the first Vice Rector; h) if necessary, allow derogations from article 8, paragraph 3; I change the distribution departments), laid down in article 11, or creates new departments; j) give the approval referred to in article 33; k) article 34 of these measures. 6. the Institute by the Council, acting by a qualified majority, shall adopt decisions, with the exception of paragraph 5, in particular those relating to: (a) the Rector and Vice Rector of the Institute) was appointed; (b) the approval of the budget of the Institute) and the Rector of the responsibility for the implementation of the budget; c) General training policy approval, taking into account the Academic Council; (d) the adoption of rules of procedure). 7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 4 United Kingdom 10 decision is adopted if it has received no fewer than 62 votes and at least 10 Government consent. 8. the abstinence delay the Institute such decisions that require a unanimous vote. 1. Article 7 shall be managed by the Rector. He implements the laws and decisions or monitor their implementation in accordance with this Convention and shall adopt such administrative decisions, which do not have any other authority of the Institute. 2. He is responsible for the administration of the Institute. He supports its validity. He shall prepare an annual budget and three-year financial plan and after consulting the Academic Council shall be deposited with the Council of the Institute. He shall appoint department managers and academic staff members, which has put the Academic Council in accordance with article 9, paragraph 5, subparagraph (d)). He shall be appointed by the administrative staff of the Institute employees. 3. The Institute's Rector of the Institute Council chooses from a list of three persons, which offers academic Council. The Rector appointed for three years. His term of Office may be extended once. 8. Article 1. Rector Vice Rector of the Institute helps its organisational and administrative duties. 2. His tenure and position location duration is specified in article 6, paragraph 5, subparagraph (a)) regulations. 3. the Vice Rector and Rector of the Institute may not be of the same nationality, unless the Council of the Institute are not unanimously decides otherwise. 9. Article 1. Academic Council competence education and research does not limit the competence of other bodies of the Institute. Chaired by the Rector of the Institute. 2. Academic Council members are: (a), (b) the Institute's Rector)), Vice Rector of the Institute, who shall participate in the work, but without voting rights, c), (d)) department heads all or some of the workers in the Institute professors, e) other academic staff representatives, f) representatives of the students enrolled in the trials, 3. The Institute's Council in accordance with its conditions may be invited to participate in the academic activities of the Council in particular qualification of persons-nationals of Member States, representing various economic social and cultural aspects of life. 4. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 5 (a)) of the bottom point shall provide for: (a) the Academic Council) the number of members representing the point 2 d), (e) and (f))) referred to the categories of persons, this person appointment procedure and term of Office; (b)) the majority rules in the Academic Council. 5. The Academic Council: (a) studies and research) develop programmes, (b)) shall participate in the annual draft budget and three-year financial plan for the project preparation, (c)) shall take all measures relating to the implementation of education and research, which are not included in any other body of the Institute, d) meetings, the only academic staff employees whose status is lower than their status, the Department appointed leaders, professors and other staff members taken as the Institute's academic staff full time employees, e) shall draw up rules concerning article 14 degrees and certificates referred to in the assignment, f) creates a admissions and qualifications of the members of the Commission list, g) activities report, prepared by the Rector of the Institute, and shall be deposited with the Council of the Institute. 6. The Academic Council may, on its own initiative, submit proposals to the Council of the Institute in connection with matters falling within the competence of the Council. 7. the Office of the Academic Council, chaired by the Rector of the Institute, assisted by Vice Rector and Provost and department heads, perform specific tasks which it has commissioned Academic Council. The Office will report to the Academic Council, the manner in which it has fulfilled these tasks. Chapter III the academic structure of academic organization a. Article 10 the Institute is divided into departments, which form the basic building blocks of education and research; they in turn are broken down into seminars. 11. Article 1. Since its inception the Institute consists of four departments:-history and civilization, economic, juridical, political and social sciences. After consulting the Academic Council and in the light of experience, the Institute's Council, unanimously voted to change the structure or create new departments. To this end, the Council may provide Academic advice. 2. the budgetary resources allocated and the Academic Council programs adopted by all departments of study and research work it is extensive permanent power, and ensures the necessary personnel for the operation. Article 12 1. Main research work takes place in workshops or research groups. Work in the same workshop can be combined with work in other workshops in the same or other departments. Various seminars and research organisation of the group is the responsibility of department heads. The research work carried out in academic staff and research students involved, jointly established working methods and guidelines. 2. The workshops or working groups the research work to be carried out must be determined in accordance with the study and research programmes, provided for in article 9, paragraph 5, and it has to take into account the purpose of the Institute. Receiving associate professors and department heads of agreement, notice to the Academic Board for each seminar and every research group in certain project themes. 3. the Institute may organize practices and colloquia, which can participate in people who already have professional experience in the areas of science that are studies and Research Institute. 1. Article 13 of the Institute has a library and the registry, funded from the annual operating budget. 2. the Italian Republic undertakes to take the necessary measures and conclude all agreements necessary for academic staff and research students involved would be available in archives, libraries and museums in Florence and, if necessary, also in other Italian cities. The application of this provision in the procedure of the headquarters agreement. 14. Article 1. the Institute shall have the right to grant the European University Institute-doctoral degrees in the sciences, where studies and Research Institute, the research involved students who have completed at least two years of studies The Institute and have submitted the original high-quality research work that the Institute has accepted and to be published in accordance with the provisions laid down in paragraph 3. 2. the Institute shall have the right to research students involved to issue a certificate of attendance. 3. Degrees and certificates provided for in this article, the conditions of issue of the development of the Academic Council; These conditions require the approval of the Council of the Institute. B. academic staff and research students involved in article 15 1. Academic staff consists of Heads of Department, Professor, lecturer and other trainers. 2. Academic staff members selected from among nationals of the Contracting State whose qualification is that, in order to ensure a high standard of the Institute's activities. The Institute may invite the citizens of other countries to provide services. 3. The Contracting States shall as far as possible, take the appropriate measures to facilitate the mobility of persons who recruit for the academic staff of the Institute employees. 16. Article 1 of this Convention, the Institute "studies the students" are students or students involved in the trials, which have National University obtained a qualification that demonstrates your suitability to undertake or continue the research work, which corresponds to article 27 paragraph 3 sets out the conditions and is enrolled in the Institute. 2. the Institute hosts citizens of the Contracting States. Citizens of other countries can take depending on the restrictions and conditions that the Council, after consulting the Academic Council of the Institute include the provisions adopted. 3. Admission to the Institute is provided by the Committee in accordance with the provisions of this Convention and the Council of the Institute. The Commission shall take into account the reflektant qualifications and, if possible, to their country of origin. The competent authorities of the Contracting States can help control the Institute admission procedure. 1. Article 17 each Member State according to the available resources contribute to scholarships to those enrolled in the Institute for its citizens who need them because of circumstances and, if necessary, shall take all appropriate measures to make scholarships of regulatory provisions. 2. the financial arrangements may provide a special fund in individual scholarships. This Fund would provide income, primarily from private contributions. 3. The above provisions shall not prevent the studies concerned students receive scholarships from the Institute, which grants the European Community who conduct research in the context of European integration. Chapter IV financial provisions article 18 1. For each financial year is the operating budget. 2. all revenue and expenditure of the Institute include the budget items which are drawn up for each financial year, and reflects the budget. The revenue and expenditure shown in the budget shall be in balance. Financial regulations contain a list of the revenue of the Institute. 3. the financial year runs from 1 January to 31 December. 4. Revenue and expenditure shall indicate the Italian lira. Article 19 1 a Contracting State financial contribution to cover expenditure foreseen in the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 5.11% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.09% 17.89% 1.51% Spain% France% 6.41 17.89% Italy Ireland Luxembourg 0.53% 0.16% Netherlands 5.11 17.89% Austria Portugal Finland 2.73% 0.76% 1.23% Sweden 2.80% United Kingdom 17.89% 2. From 1 January 1978 of the funding rationale is determined during the study, begun in 1977, January 1 in the light of the current situation in the European Community and the community of alternative funding. 20. Article 1 of the budget expenditure approved for one financial year, unless the rules drawn up in accordance with article 26, provides otherwise. 2. In accordance with the conditions to be drawn up in accordance with article 26, any appropriations that are not related to those staff expenditure that is not spent at the end of the financial year may be carried over to the next financial year only. 3. the Appropriations shall be classified in different chapters grouping items of expenditure according to their nature or purpose, and, to the extent necessary, shall be distributed in accordance with financial subsets. 21. Article 1. Rector shall implement the budget in accordance with the financial rules and the corresponding appropriations granted. For his activities he reported to the Council of the Institute. 2. the financial arrangements may provide rules for the transfer of appropriations from one chapter to another or from one sub-group to another. Article 22 if, at the beginning of the financial year, the budget has not yet been made, the vote in accordance with the financial rules in relation to the provisions of any chapter of the budget or subgroup you can spend each month an amount which is equivalent to not more than one twelfth of the budget for the previous financial year apropripējum; However, such systems due to the disposal of the Institute must not come into appropriations in excess of one twelfth of those who in the course of preparation is for the budget. Set out in the previous paragraph, if the other conditions are met, the Institute's Council may, acting by a qualified majority, authorise expenditure in excess of one twelfth. The Contracting States shall each month provisionally and in line with the previous financial year as set out in the fee amount needed to ensure the application of this article. Article 23 the Council of the Institute 1. for three years, two shall be appointed by the different nationality of Auditors. They may be reappointed. The purpose of the audit, based on records and, if necessary, is done on the site, is to establish that all revenue has been received and all expenditures are made in accordance with the law and on a regular basis, and that financial management is sound. The Auditors shall be deposited in its report to the Council of the Institute each year. The Rector shall provide any information and assistance, some Auditors may be necessary in the course of their duties. 2. the provisions of the financial rules, in accordance with which the Rector for an exemption is granted in respect of the implementation of the budget. 24. Article 1. Provost developed three-year financial plan and after consulting the Academic Council shall be deposited with the Council of the Institute for consideration and approval. 2. the financial arrangements made for the procedure for the implementation of paragraph 1. 25. Article 1. the Italian Republic free of charge provided the land for the Institute in Florence and a building that requires the Institute to its operation, and to take it. Under the same conditions, the Italian Republic shall transmit to the Institute's academic staff and research students involved in the possession of the administrative staff and a fully equipped restaurant and social centre premises of the Institute. 2. the headquarters agreement shall specify the procedure for the implementation of paragraph 1. 26. Article 1 of the Institute Council unanimously by the Rector of the Institute or one of the members of the Council of the Institute's proposal to adopt the financial rules shall specify in particular: (a) the adoption of the annual budget) and implementation and audit reporting the deposit procedure; (b) triennial financial plan) preparation procedure; (c) the payment of contributions of the Member States) and the use of methods and procedures; d) rules and procedures with regard to the liability of the officers and the accounting officer. 2. the financial rules referred to in paragraph 1, may provide the budgetary and Finance Committee, which would be composed of representatives of the Contracting States that responsibility for the preparation of the consultations of the Council of the Institute for budgetary and financial matters. Chapter v miscellaneous provisions article 27 1. the official languages of the Institute are English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. 2. paragraph 1 of the languages listed in each academic activity choose two working languages, taking into account the academic staff and research students involved in linguistic knowledge and benefits. This language selection procedure determined by unanimous decision of the Council of the Institute. 3. academic staff and research students involved must have the appropriate two listed in point 1 of the language knowledge. The Academic Council may permit exceptions to the professionals involved in the work of the Institute in question. Article 28 the contracting countries the Institute shall enjoy the most extensive legal capacity under national law to legal persons; in particular, it may acquire or dispose of movable and immovable property, enter into contracts and be a party to legal proceedings. For this purpose, it represents the Rector. Article 29 of any dispute between the Contracting States or between one or more contracting countries and the Institute regarding the application or interpretation of the Convention which cannot be settled by the Council of the Institute, after one party to the dispute may submit an application to the Tribunal. In this case, the European Court of Justice, the Chairman of the Tribunal, which shall decide. The Contracting States undertake to comply with the decisions of the Tribunal. Chapter VI transitional and final provisions article 30 1 of Council meet. the Institute immediately after the entry into force of this Convention. 2. the Council of the Institute concluded a headquarters agreement and create other structures provided for in this Convention. 3. The first eight academic staff of the Institute employees unanimously choose temporary academic Committee consisting of two representatives of each Contracting State, of which at least one must be a university level instructors. The appointment of the Rector and Vice Rector, These eight academic staff members, academic Committee of the measures taken are considered valid decisions. Article 31 the first Rector of the Institute and the first Vice Rector of the Institute shall be appointed by the Council by unanimous decision. 32. Article 1. any Member State of the European communities additional Contracting States may accede to this Convention, shall be effected by the deposit of an instrument of the Government of Italy. 2. accession shall enter into force on the date on which the Institute's Council unanimously and in agreement with the State, has identified customizations are required pursuant to the provisions of this Convention, namely article 6, paragraph 7, and article 19, paragraph 1. 33. Article any Contracting Government, the Rector of the Institute or the Academic Council may submit to the Council of the Institute of the Convention review project proposals. If the Institute's Governing Council unanimously approves the convening of the Conference of the representatives of the State, such a Conference shall be convened by the Presidency of the Government of the Institute. 34. article if any authority of the Institute would be required to take any action, in order to achieve the objectives of this Convention, and if this is not provided for in the Convention mandate, the Institute's Council acting unanimously shall take the appropriate measures. 35. Article 1 this Convention shall apply to the European territories of the Contracting States, the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, the French overseas departments and overseas territories of France. 2. irrespective of paragraph 1 of the Convention shall not apply to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the sovereign base areas in Cyprus; It shall not apply in respect of the Channel Islands, the Isle of man, if not one of the United Kingdom Government does not declare accession to this Convention, then the Convention thus applies to one or more of the following areas. 3. irrespective of paragraph 1 of the Convention shall not apply to the Faroe Islands. However, the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark, depositing a declaration not later than 31 December 1975, may notify the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall transmit a certified copy to each of the other Contracting Governments, that this Convention shall apply to these islands. 4. the signing of the Convention, acceptance, approval or ratification, or joining, or at any other time, any Contracting State, announced by the Government of the Italian Republic, may declare that this Convention is applied to one or more of its European territories for whose international relations it is responsible and which is specified in the Declaration. 36. Article this Convention must be adopted, approved or ratified according to each Contracting State the relevant constitutional requirements. It shall enter into force on the first day of the month, when the Italian Government has received the last notification that these formalities are completed. Article 37 the Italian Government shall inform the Contracting States on a), (b) the signature of each) each acceptance, approval, ratification or accession the deposit and any article 35 paragraph 2 of the declaration provided for in (c)) the entry into force of this Convention, this Convention d) any amendments under article 33. Article 38 of the Convention developed in French, Italian, Dutch and German languages, each text being authentic, and stored in the archives of the Government of Italy, which a certified copy shall be issued by the Government of each Contracting State. The text of this Convention in the English, Danish and Irish language, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, which includes amendments that were needed with respect to the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, are authentic according to the conditions set out above the original text, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State to the Government. The text of this Convention in Greek, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, which includes amendments that were needed in connection with the accession of Greece, are authentic in the same way as the text referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State to the Government. The text of this Convention in the Spanish language, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, which includes amendments that were needed in connection with the accession of the Kingdom of Spain, are authentic, in accordance with the preceding subparagraphs, of the conditions laid down, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State to the Government. The text of this Convention in the Portuguese version, included in the Institute's Council of 7 December 1989 decision No. 4/89 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Portuguese Republic, shall be authentic in the same way as the text referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State to the Government. The text of this Convention in the Finnish and Swedish languages, which are contained in the Institute's Council of 19 June 1997, decision No. 1/97, amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden's accession, be authentic in the same way as the text referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State to the Government.
Protocol on the European University Institute privileges and Immunities Convention establishing the European University Institute in Florence and which have signed 19 April 1972, desiring to determine privileges and immunities to ensure the smooth functioning of the Institute, have agreed on the following. Chapter I the provisions of article 1 of the Institute to the European University Institute (the Institute), in the course of his official activities, you can use the immunity against law enforcement, except: (a)) in connection with civil, raised by a third party for damages incurred due to an accident caused by a vehicle belonging to the Institute or its representative, or handled in connection with infringement of road transport, involving such a vehicle; (b)) in connection with the arbitration award or the enforcement of a ruling in accordance with the provisions of the Convention or this Protocol; (c) if the Council of the Institute) by unanimous decision in a particular case has denied such immunity. 2. in article 1 the premises and buildings. the Institute is inviolable. This provision is without prejudice to the measures taken in accordance with article 19 of this Protocol or are authorized by the Institute's Council unanimously. 2. the Institute does not authorize the use of its facilities and buildings as shelter to the person who has just committed a crime, for which the flagrant delicti have issued arrest warrant, which has convicted or indicated in the order for expulsion from the country. 3. The Institute's archives are inviolable. Article 3 except article 1 (a), (b) and (c)))), property and assets of the Institute be immune from any form of administrative or provisional judicial such coercive measures as a requisition, seizure, expropriation or seizure. 4. Article 1 without prejudice to the national rules of the Contracting States to protect the artistic and cultural heritage, the goods imported or exported by the Institute and which are strictly necessary for the implementation of the operation, the official shall be released from any turnover tax, customs duties and other taxes or duties, and from all import or export prohibitions and restrictions. 2. Publications and other information material movement, which the Institute sends or receives their formal activity, do not in any way be limited. 3. in each Member State's official communications and the transmission of all their documents, the same status, as that Member State shall be granted to international organisations. The Institute's official correspondence and other official communications shall not be subject to censorship. Article 5 The official action 1 Institute, its assets, income and other property shall be exempt from all direct taxes. 2. where the Institute make major purchases, which are strictly necessary for its official operation, and that price includes indirect taxes or sales taxes, the Contracting States shall, if possible, take the necessary measures to such tax amounts remitted or repaid. 3. no exemption shall not be granted in respect of taxes and dues payable for public services. Article 6 the Institute can get and keep any kind of financial instruments, currency, cash or securities; subject to the national provisions on Exchange control, it is free to deal with them, in the course of his official activities, and use the accounts in any currency to the extent necessary for the performance of its obligations. Chapter II provisions for the representatives of the Contracting States, Rector, Vice Rector, the academic staff and other persons associated with the Institute article 7 a Contracting State representatives and their advisers, participating in the meetings of the Council of the Institute, in the performance of his duties and going to meetings, and of them, have the following privileges, immunities and exemptions: (a) immunity against arrest persons) or the detention and seizure of personal baggage, unless If they are caught committing a crime; b) immunity against legal action even after the execution of the tasks relating to their official powers and the activities carried out within the limits of their functions, including in respect of words spoken or written; (c) the official papers and documents) immunity; (d) all common administrative relief), particularly with respect to travel or stay. This article shall also apply to the representative of the European communities, participating in the meetings of the Institute. Article 8 the Contracting States, in close cooperation with the Institute, within their competence, take measures to all necessary administrative facilities, especially for travel, stay and currency exchange are provided for persons participating in the work of the Institute, in particular those referred to in article 9 of the Convention (3). 9. Article 1. Rector, Vice Rector and, in accordance with article 13, academic staff, and other staff of the Institute: (a) be immune from legal proceedings) even after leaving the service of the Institute with regard to their activities in the performance of their functions and their boundaries, including words spoken or written; This immunity does not apply to infringements of road transport accidents caused by such persons, nor in cases where damage is caused by a motor vehicle belonging to such persons or resulted in them; (b)) with them to members of their families forming part of their household, shall receive such exemption from immigration restrictions or alien registration formalities, which normally granted to members of international organisations; (c)) in respect of currency or exchange regulations granted the same privileges normally granted to members of international organisations; (d)) are entitled to import free of duty their furniture and belongings, the personal use of the car, holding the post for the first time in the country for one year or longer, and is eligible to return free of duty their furniture, personal belongings and car for personal use after her job ended in the country, in both cases having regard to the conditions and limits laid down in the legislation of the country in which this right is exercised. 2. The Contracting States shall, in close cooperation with the Institute shall take all necessary measures to facilitate the entry, sojourn and departure of which is entitled to use the advantages provided for in this article. Article 10 the Contracting States, in close cooperation with the Institute shall take all necessary measures to facilitate the studies involved student entry, stay and departure. 1. Article 11 social security payment system, Vice Rector, Vice-Rector of academic staff and other staff, as well as research students involved are laid down in the staff regulations and other rules. If such charges exist, the provisions in the preceding subparagraphs if that person can choose either of these systems under the national law of the State in which the seat of the Institute or the last Contracting State legislation, which they have been subject to the jurisdiction of, or under the law of a Contracting State, whose citizens they are. This can only be done once, and it shall have effect until the opening of the official Institute. 2. For those academic staff and research students involved who are not nationals of the Contracting States, the provisions of the staff rules are included in other regulations. Article 12 1. Provost, Vice Rector, the academic staff and other personnel in charge of the Institute the Institute taxes on salaries, wages and emoluments paid by the Institute, in accordance with the conditions and procedure by the Council of the Institute developed within one year of the entry into force of this Convention. From the date of application of this duty, salaries and remuneration is exempt from the State income tax in force; However, Contracting States reserve the right to take account of those salaries and wages when calculating the amount of tax applicable to the income from other sources. 2. paragraph 1 of this article shall not apply to pensions and annuities paid by the Institute in the former Rector or Vice Rector academic staff or former staff or other employees. 3. for the purposes of the income tax, property tax and inheritance tax, as well as the application of the Convention on the Elimination of double taxation concluded between the Contracting States, Rector, Vice Rector, the academic staff and other employees of the Institute only in connection with the duties of the Institute, their place of residence to the territory of a Contracting State other than that in which they had to pay taxes, to the work of the Institute and the country in which they reside and the country in which they had to pay taxes, believes that their residence is the country in which they have to pay taxes, provided that it is a Contracting State. This provision shall also apply to that person for the spouses, unless they are separately engaged in a gainful occupation, and to children who are the persons referred to in this article and in the care of dependants. Article 13 of the Council of the Institute, acting unanimously, determines the categories that apply to the whole or part of article 9 to 12. Chapter III General provisions article 14 1. privileges, immunities and facilities granted only to Contracting States or the interests of the Institute, not the benefits of personal interests of the beneficiary. 2. The competent authorities have not only the right but also the obligation to cancel the immunity, if such immunity impedes the course of the procedure and if it is possible to waive immunity, without endangering the purposes for which it is granted. 3. the competent authorities referred to in paragraph 2, are the following: – the Contracting States with regard to their representatives, which is the Institute's Council; – The European Community institutions for the representatives of the European Community, participating in the meetings of the Council of the Institute; – The Council of the Institute for the Rector and Vice Rector; -Rector of the Institute for academic personnel and other employees of the Institute. Article 15 this Protocol does not in any way affect the right of each Contracting State to take precautions that are necessary in the interests of its security. Article 16 any Contracting State is not obliged to grant privileges and immunities set out in article 7, article 9 c) and (d)) and article 10, national citizens and permanent residents. Article 17 in accordance with this Protocol the official action of the Institute includes the administrative functions and activities of education and research, the implementation of the Convention on the European Institute of the University objectives. Article 18 without prejudice to article 9, paragraph 1 (d)) the bottom point rules, no exemption shall be granted in respect of goods intended for the personal benefit of the employees of the Institute. Goods that are imported or received in accordance with this Protocol, you may not sell, give away or rent, except in accordance with the conditions laid down by the Government, which provides for exemptions. 19. Article 1 the provisions of this Protocol apply to the Rector of the Institute, in close cooperation with the competent national authorities, taking into account the independence of the Institute, to facilitate proper implementation of the rule of law, social legislation, police, security, or public health rules and avoid any privileges provided for in this Protocol, imunitāš and abuse of benefits. The cooperation referred to in this paragraph the procedures may impose additional agreements laid down in article 20. 2. The persons name, title and address, benefiting from 9 and 12 above and resulting measures from time to time notify to the Governments of the Contracting States. Article 20 in connection with the implementation and application of this Protocol between the Institute and one or more States parties may conclude additional agreements. The Institute's Council unanimously adopted decisions relating to the application of this article. Article 21 of the Convention, the provisions of article 29 apply to disputes related to this Protocol.
Final Act of the High Contracting Parties, the trustees who gathered in Florence in 1972 on April 19, the Convention on the establishment of the European University Institute for signing, have adopted the following documents:-the Convention on the establishment of the European University Institute, the Protocol of the European University Institute of privileges and immunities. At the time of signing this document the Plenipotentiaries have adopted the Declaration: – in annex I and, taken note of the Declaration by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, set out in annex II. Annex I i. declarations relating to certain provisions of the Convention, article 6, paragraph 1 (a)) the Institute's rules of procedure of the Council will provide the conditions under which the Government can create a list of expert help. (b)) provides that the rules of procedure, the Council of the Institute may convene a meeting whenever it is needed, and more come together to place Florence in the territories of the Contracting States. (c)), the Council of the Institute will take the necessary measures in conjunction with the official publication of the Institute; It can be used for this purpose, the Office for official publications of the European communities. 5. point (c) of this paragraph) Article 6 of annex 5, paragraph c) the provisions of paragraph 1 shall not prevent the bottom of the Institute's Council, after consultation of the Court of Justice to appoint the President of the Court of Justice as the authority for the settlement of disputes between the Institute and its staff. Article 10 Research work being carried out in a particular department means that the Department has initiated this work. This in no way excludes the other departments, the list of services to ensure the scientific need for cross-sectoral character. Article 12 (a)) seminars and research group will be created for such period of time that is required to investigate the chosen topic or complete a specific research project. (b)) in relation to the working methods of the Training Institute basically consist of participation in research. The time spent for such studies may be different, but any certain degrees will require at least two years of work and research work of the original submission in accordance with the procedure laid down in article 14 of the Convention. Article 14 (a)) Granted degrees, provided for in article 14, paragraph 1, can, for example, be: "the Florence European University Institute Dr. law" "the Florence European University Institute of political science Dr. b) comparison of the Institute's doctoral status problem as soon as possible, will be studied in a broader sense; The Council of the Institute on this issue if necessary, may make recommendations to the Governments of the Contracting States. (c) the publication of the study purpose) will make it available to all interested parties. Consequently, in accordance with the provisions to be adopted in implementing article 14 (3), publication can be not just a journal, book or pamphlet form, but also in any other manner (microfilm, Rone a copier, etc.). Article 15, paragraph 1, shall be appointed by the Professor in the Institute for three years, and may extend the deadline. 3. the point of this mainly applies to the retention of rights acquired in accordance with national measures and, where appropriate, the acquisition of such rights, as well as the chance to return to the authority of the country of origin, in particular where the Institute is not a residence for long periods of time. Article 16 paragraph 1 taking into account the academic level and requirements relating to the organisation of work, the number of students enrolled in the trials, at least initially, would be between 250 to 600. paragraph 3 (a)) the rules relating to regular students and students enrolled in the trials should be made for the admission of academic standards which must be attained, and the required knowledge of the official languages of the Institute. (b)), the words "take into account the possible place of origin" shall be interpreted in the sense that academic qualifications will be the main criterion that the Commission takes into account, as well as the need to take care of them, to be represented in the various studies of ethnicity students enrolled. Article 17 it is desirable that the representatives of the Contracting States by mutual consultation in the Council of the Institute, thereby ensuring that the scholarship level and award procedures are comparable across countries. Article 25 (a)) or a newly extended building, European University Institute has passed the Italian Government, the initial equipment costs shall be borne by the Government. b) furniture and teaching equipment is a type of investment that can be written off from the ordinary budget appropriations and to which it is closely related to the activities of the Institute; usually such appropriations, which include the annual budget, are provided. Expenditure in connection with the additional equipment will be included in the budget of the Institute and funded in accordance with the normal expenditure of the Institute. Article 26 of the financial regulation provides that, if the Contracting States take their own contributions in their currency: – this contribution available balances deposited with the treasuries of the Contracting States or the national designated authorities; -When in the deposit, the funds will keep the value according to the parity of the contributions a day against the currency in which the budget of the Institute. Article 29 of the Convention, the second part of article 29 does not prevent the President of the Court of Justice to appoint the Court of Justice for arbitration. Article 30 Preparatory Committee, which is composed of representatives of the national Government and one representative of the Commission (without voting rights), would meet after the signing of the Convention. It will carry out the necessary preparatory work, in particular the preparation of the draft headquarters agreement, so that the Institute could be set up as soon as possible after the entry into force of the Convention. II. Declaration of A Different Institute's financing and structure. a) Rector Professor will receive salary and bonuses, as well as premium (around 20% of the salary) of his term of Office. (b)) should be the Vice Rector salary lower than the salary of the Rector, and it might be comparable to the professor's salary. (c) the Institute's research results) is published, and after the second or third year of their operation for this purpose should be established for a specific budget line. B. studies students enrolled in accommodation the Government of the Republic of Italy studies participating students will provide accommodation for a moderate rent. Not one of the measures taken in this regard must not charge a fee from the budget of the Institute. C. possible accession of countries which are not Member States of the European Community for four years after the entry into force of the Convention, the Council of the Institute, after consulting the Academic Council will submit a report to the States parties with regard to the possibility to include a clause in the Convention, which allow to accede to the Convention for countries that are not Member States of the European communities. D. review of the matter of Denunciation of the Convention, the denunciation of the issue will be reviewed simultaneously with the report provided for in paragraph (C). E. the College of Europe in Bruges the Contracting States shall take into account the following declaration, adopted by the Council and the Member States ' Ministers of Education Conference November 16, 1971: "Institute of Florence and Bruges academic institutions must work together to organize and the most appropriate way to develop their respective educational programs parallel or converging operations." Annex II Declaration by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany, by depositing the Convention on European University Institute the ratification document, reserves the right to declare that this Convention shall apply equally to land Berlin. With regard to the definition of the word "national" for the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany refers to the Declaration which it adopted on 25 March 1957, of the Treaty establishing the European Community and the European Atomic Energy Community at the time of signing the agreement. European University Institute Council decision (20 March 1975), amending the Convention on the establishment of the Institute after the accession of the new Member States to the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2, since the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland respectively are deposited to the Government of the Republic of Italy, their accession documents in accordance with article 32 of the Convention (1) Whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the necessary amendments to the Convention, whereas the following amendments should accordingly be made acting in concert with the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland representatives, has adopted this decision. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows. 1. the text of article 6, paragraph 7 is replaced by the following text: "If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10, France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 United Kingdom 10 decision is adopted if they have received no less than forty-one vote" for ", which shows at least six government consent. 2. Article 19 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text: "the Contracting States ' financial contributions to cover the expenses provided for in the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 6.04% Belgium Denmark France Germany 2.47% 21.16% 21.16% Italy Ireland Luxembourg 0.62% 21.16% 0.19% 6.04% Netherlands United Kingdom 21.16%" 3. Article 27 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text: "the official languages of the Institute are English, Danish, French, Italian Dutch, French and German. " 4. Article 35 of the Convention shall be amended as follows: (a)) the following points shall be added: ' 2. Notwithstanding paragraph 1, the Convention does not apply to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the sovereign base areas in Cyprus; It shall not apply in respect of the Channel Islands, the Isle of man, if not one of the United Kingdom Government does not declare accession to this Convention, then the Convention is applied to one or more of the following areas. 3. irrespective of paragraph 1 of the Convention shall not apply to the Faroe Islands. However, the Government of the Kingdom of Denmark, depositing a declaration not later than 31 December 1975, may notify the Government of the Italian Republic, which shall transmit a certified copy to each of the other Contracting Governments, that this Convention shall apply to these islands. " (b) the former paragraph 2) becomes paragraph 4. 5. Article 38 of the Convention supplemented as follows: "the text of this Convention in the English, Danish and Irish language contained in the annex to the Council decision of the Institute, which includes amendments that were needed by the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, are authentic according to the conditions set out above the original text, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." Article 2 the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the accession shall enter into force on the date of signature of this decision. From this day, the Convention in the Danish, English and Irish languages, which are annexed, the text shall be authentic in the same way as the French, Italian, Dutch and German. Article 3 this decision is drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, Dutch, Italian, Irish, and German languages, all seven texts being authentic. Article 4 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate its decision to the Governments of the Contracting States and the Governments of the countries that have deposited their instrument of accession in accordance with article 32 of the Convention. Florence, 20 March 1975 Institute for the Council the President m. DEL [m. DELOZ] European University Institute Council decision No. 5/86 (21 November 1986), amending the Convention on the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Hellenic Republic to the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention on the establishment of the European University Institute, which last amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) , and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2, since the Hellenic Republic has submitted to the Government of the Republic of Italy, its instrument of accession in accordance with article 32 of the Convention paragraph 1, whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the necessary amendments to the Convention, whereas the following amendments should accordingly be made acting in concert with the representatives of the Republic of Greece, has adopted this decision. Article 1 in the Convention was amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision by the Kingdom of Denmark, Ireland and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the accession, shall be amended as follows, which shall enter into force on the date of signature of this decision: 1. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 7 is replaced by the following text: "If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 United Kingdom 10 decision is adopted if they have received no less than forty five votes in favour of at least six national Government consent. 2. Article 19 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text: "the Contracting States ' financial contributions to cover the expenses provided for in the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 5.93% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.43% 20.79% 1.75% 0.61%" Ireland Italy Luxembourg Netherlands 20.79% 0.19% 5.93% United Kingdom 20.79% France 3% "Convention 20.79 article 27, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text:" the official languages of the Institute are English, Danish , French, Greek, Italian, Dutch and German. " 4. Article 38 of the Convention supplemented as follows: "this Convention in the Greek text, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, which includes amendments that were needed, together with the accession of Greece, are authentic in the same way as the text referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." Article 2 of Greek accession to the Convention shall enter into force on the date of adoption of this decision. From this day: – the Hellenic Republic becomes a Contracting State to the Convention. The text of the Convention in Greek, which is attached to this decision, shall be authentic in the same way as English, Danish, French, Irish, Italian, Dutch and German. Article 3 this decision is drafted in English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Irish, and German languages, each of these texts being equally authentic. Article 4 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Governments of the Contracting States. Florence, 21 November 1986 at Institute for the Council the President e. BĒNING [E. BÖNING] European University Institute Council decision No 3/87 (June 4, 1987), amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Kingdom of Spain, the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision and 21 November 1986 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) , and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2 of the Convention in accordance with article 32 (1) of the Kingdom of Spain deposited by the Government of the Italian Republic of its instrument of accession, whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas it is therefore desirable to make those adjustments, acting in concert with the representatives of the Kingdom of Spain , HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows. 1. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 7 is replaced by the following text: "If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France Republic of Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 10 5 United Kingdom 10 decision making requires not less than 50 votes and at least 8 of the agreement of the Government. 2. Article 19 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text: "the Contracting States ' financial contributions to cover the expenses provided for in the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 5.52% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.26% 19.35% 1.63% of Spain Republic of 6.93% France Ireland Italy 19.35% 0.57% 19.35% 0.17% 5.52% Netherlands Luxembourg United Kingdom 19.35%" 3. Article 27 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text: "the official languages of the Institute are English , Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Dutch, Spanish and German. " 4. Article 34 of the Convention paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. This Convention shall apply to the European territories of the Contracting States, to the French overseas departments, France's overseas territories and the autonomous community of the Canary Islands." 5. Article 38 of the Convention, the following subparagraph is added: "in the text of this Convention in the Spanish language, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, which includes amendments that were needed, together with the accession of the Kingdom of Spain, are authentic, in accordance with the preceding subparagraphs, of the conditions laid down, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." Article 2 of the accession of the Kingdom of Spain to the Convention shall enter into force from 1 November 1987. From this day: – Spain becomes a Contracting State to the Convention; -The text of the Convention in Spanish, which is attached to this decision, shall be authentic in the same way as English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch and German. Article 3 this decision is drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Spanish and German languages, all nine texts being authentic. Article 4 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Governments of the Contracting States. Florence, 5 June 1987 the Institute Council President Christian PRETR [Christian PRETTR] European University Institute decision No 15/87 of 3 December 1987 adjusted in decision No 3/87 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Kingdom of Spain, the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision and 21 November 1986 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention) , and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2 in the light of the Institute's Council of 4 June 1987, decision No 3/87 amending the Convention following the accession of the Kingdom of Spain, having regard to the errors of some language versions of this decision, with respect to article 1, paragraph 4, of the Convention, taking into account article inadvertently omitted the explicit reference to Ceuta and Melilla in the above article and points and such claims need to apply the Convention, whereas this double error has to be corrected, has adopted this decision. Article 1 article 1, paragraph 4 of decision No 3/87 is hereby amended as follows: "4. The Convention. Article 35 shall be replaced by the following:" 1. This Convention shall apply to the European territories of the Contracting States, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, the French overseas departments and overseas territories of France. " Article 2 this decision is drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Spanish and German languages, all nine texts being authentic. Article 3 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Governments of the Contracting States. Florence, 1987 on December 3 for the Council the President of the Institute for Christian PRETR [Christian PRETTR] European University Institute Council decision No 4/89 (1989, December 7), amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Portuguese Republic, the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975, 21 November 1986 decision, 4 June 1987 and decision 3 December 1987 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2 of the Whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 1, the Portuguese Republic is deposited by the Government of the Italian Republic of its instrument of accession, whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas it is therefore desirable to make such adjustments, acting in concert with representatives of the Republic of Portugal, has adopted this decision. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows. 1. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 7 is replaced by the following: "7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 5 Portugal United Kingdom 10 decision making requires no less than 54 votes and at least 8 of the agreement of the Government." 2. Article 19 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the financial contribution of the Contracting States to cover the costs for the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 5.48% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 19.19% 2.24% 1.62% 6.87% Spain France Ireland Italy 19.19% 0.57% 19.19% 0.17% Netherlands Luxembourg 5.48% Portugal% United Kingdom 0.81 19.19%" 3. Article 27 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the official languages of the Institute are English , Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish and German. " 4. Article 35 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. This Convention shall apply to the European territories of the Contracting States, the Azores, Madeira, the Canary Islands, Ceuta and Melilla, the French overseas departments and overseas territories of France. 5. Article 38 of the Convention, the following paragraph is added: "the text of this Convention in the Portuguese version, included in the Institute's Council of 7 December 1989 decision No. 4/89 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Portuguese Republic, is just as authentic texts referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." Article 2 the Portuguese Republic's accession to the Convention shall enter into force on the date of adoption of this decision. From that day:-Portugal becomes a Contracting State to the Convention; -The text of the Convention in Portuguese, which is attached to this decision, shall be authentic in the same way as English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Spanish and German. Article 3 this decision is drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Portuguese and Spanish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 4 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Government of each Contracting State. Florence, 7 December 1989 the Institute Council at the President of the Serdži BALANZĪN [Sergio BALANZIN] European University Institute Council decision No 1/97 of 19 June 1997 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the Council of the Institute of accession, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision , 21 November 1986 decision, 4 June 1987 and decision 3 December 1987 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2 of the Convention in accordance with article 32 (1) of the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden have been deposited to the Government of the Republic of Italy, their accession, whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention of accession will enter into force on the day When the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas it is therefore desirable to make such adjustments, whereas the accession to the Convention is linked to the accession countries ' willingness to accept the 1992 18 June and 17 September, amending the provisions of the Convention, as soon as they enter into force, acting in concert with the representative of the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden, the representative, has adopted this decision. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as follows. 1. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 7 is replaced by the following: "7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 5 Finland 3 Sweden 4 Portugal United Kingdom 10 decision making requires not less than 59 votes and at least 10 Government consent. 2. Article 19 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the financial contribution of the Contracting States to cover the costs for the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 5.25% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.15% 18.39% 1.55% 6.59% Spain France Ireland Italy 18.39% 0.55% 18.39% 0.16% Luxembourg Netherlands Portugal Finland 5.25% 0.78% 1.28% Sweden 2.88% United Kingdom 18.39%" 3. Article 27 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following text : "1. the official languages of the Institute are English, Danish, French, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish. 4. Article 38 of the Convention, the following subparagraph is added: "the text of this Convention in the Finnish and Swedish language, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden to the accession, the text shall be authentic in the same way as mentioned in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." 2. Article 1-the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden's accession to the Convention shall enter into force on the date of adoption of this decision. From this day: – Finland and Sweden become States parties to the Convention; – Convention of the Finnish and Swedish languages, which are annexed to this decision, shall be authentic in the same way as English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish and German. 2-However, this accession shall take effect from 1 October 1997, concerning the application of article 9 of the Convention to the current 1997 budget year. Article 3 the Republic of Finland and the Kingdom of Sweden's accession to the Convention mean that these countries adopt amendments to the Convention made by 18 June 1992 and September 17, Florence Convention of the amendment as soon as it enters into force in accordance with its article 13. In addition, as soon as it enters into force, the text of this Convention in the Finnish and Swedish languages, which are annexed to this decision, shall be authentic in the same way as English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Portuguese, Spanish and German. It shall be deposited in the archives of the Government of the Republic of Italy, which shall transmit a certified copy of each Contracting State to the Government. Article 4 this decision is drafted in English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Irish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Government of each Contracting State. Florence, June 19, 1997, Institute for the Council the President d. KONSTAS [d. CONST] European University Institute Council decision No. 7/97 of 11 December 1997 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Austria's accession to the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975, 21 November 1986 decision , 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987 decision, 7 December 1989 and June 19, 1997 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2, since the parliamentary debate on the Government of Austria authorized to deposit the documents of the Republic of Austria on the accession to the Convention, should finish 1997 on December 18, as in the case of the award of the mandate Austria wants to deposit the instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic who is the depositary of the Convention, in January 1998, in the first half, whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas, however, there is no need to postpone for six months the following adaptation and whereas the Republic of Austria should be considered for accession countries, taking into account that the date of entry into force of the adaptations is determined depending on the accession of the Republic of Austria on the date of since accession to the Convention is related to the Republic of Austria, the willingness to accept 18 June 1992 and September 17 amendments to the provisions of the Convention once it enters into force, acting in concert with the Republic of Austria representatives, has adopted this decision. Article 1 From 1 January 1998, the Convention shall enter into force with the following amendments: 1) of the Convention article 6, paragraph 7 is replaced by the following: "7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 4 United Kingdom 10 decision making requires no less than 62 votes and at least 10. Governments "; 2) of the Convention article 19 paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the financial contribution of the Contracting States to cover the costs for the budget of the Institute, defined by the following relations: 5.11% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.09% 17.89% 1.51% Spain% France% 6.41 17.89% Italy Ireland Luxembourg 0.53% 0.16% Netherlands 5.11 17.89% Austria Portugal Finland 2.73% 0.76% 1.23% Sweden 2.80% United Kingdom 17.89%" 2. Article Republic of Austria's accession to the Convention shall enter into force from January 1, 1998. Article 3 the Republic of Austria's accession to the Convention mean that the State shall adopt amendments to the Convention, made by the 18 June 1992 and September 17, Florence Convention of the amendment as soon as it enters into force in accordance with its article 13. Article 4 this decision is drafted in English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Irish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 entry into force of this decision depends on the accession of the Republic of Austria on the date of no later than January 31, 1998. This decision shall enter into force following the deposit of the day, and the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Government of each Contracting State. Florence, 11 December 1997, the Institute's Council at the President of Argir FATUROS [Argyr a FATOURO], European University Institute, Council DECISION No 5/2004 of 9 December 2004 amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Republic of Poland, the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975, 21 November 1986 decision , 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987, decision of 7 December 1987, decision of 19 June 1997 and decision of 11 December 1997 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2, since the parliamentary debate on the Government of Poland notified to deposit the documents of the Republic of Poland on accession to the Convention, should finish the 2004 December 11, whereas in the case of granting authorisation Poland wants to deposit its instrument of accession with the Government of the Italian Republic who is the depositary of the Convention, in January 2005, in the first half, whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas, however, there is no need to postpone for six months the following adaptation and whereas the Republic of Poland should be considered for accession countries, taking into account that the date of entry into force of the adaptations is determined depending on the accession of the Republic of Poland following the since accession to the Convention is linked to the desire of the Republic of Poland to accept 18 June 1992 and September 17 amendments to the provisions of the Convention once it enters into force, acting in concert with the representatives of the Republic of Poland, HAVE adopted this decision. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as the following the following amendments. 1 of the Convention, article 6) point 7 is replaced by the following: "7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 8 Poland 4 United Kingdom 10 decision making requires no less than 68 votes in favour and at least 11 Government."; 2) of the Convention article 19 paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the financial contribution of the Contracting States to cover the costs for the budget of the Institute, in accordance with the 10 June 2004, the Institute's Council decision No 3/04 is defined by the following relations: Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 1.48 5.00 2.04 17.50 Spain France Ireland Italy 17.50 6.27 17.50 0.52 Netherlands Austria Poland Luxembourg 0.16 5.00 2.67 Portugal Finland Sweden 2.74 2.16 0.74 1.20 United Kingdom 17.50 article 2 accession of the Republic of Poland, the Convention shall enter into force from 2005. January 1. Article 3 the accession of the Republic of Poland of the Convention means that the State adopt the amendments made to the Convention in 1992, 18 June and 17 September the Florence Convention of the amendment as soon as it enters into force in accordance with its article 13. Article 4 this decision is drafted in English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Irish, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 entry into force of this decision depends on the accession of the Republic of Poland. This decision shall enter into force following the deposit of the day, and the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Government of each Contracting State. Florence, 2004 9 December the Institute Council President Frederick FAULHAMMER [Friedrich FAULHAMMER] European University Institute Council decision No 1/2005 (2005, June 9 and 10), amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University by the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic's accession to the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision , 21 November 1986 decision, 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987, decision of 7 December 1987, decision of 19 June 1997 and decision of 11 December 1997 decision and December 9, 2004 decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2 of the Convention in accordance with paragraph 2 of article 32 accession will enter into force on the day When the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas it is therefore desirable to make such adjustments, whereas the accession to the Convention is linked to the accession countries ' willingness to accept 18 June 1992 and September 17 provisions amending the Convention, once they enter into force, acting in concert with the representative of the Republic of Cyprus, the representative of the Slovak Republic and the Republic of Slovenia, has adopted this decision. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as the following the following amendments. 1 of the Convention, article 6) point 7 is replaced by the following: "7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain 8 France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 8 Poland 4 United Kingdom 10 2 Slovakia 3 Slovenia 5 Cyprus decision making requires not less than 75 votes and at least 13 Government."; 2) of the Convention paragraph 2 of article 19 is replaced by the following: "1. the financial contribution of the Contracting States to cover the costs for the budget of the Institute, in accordance with the 10 June 2004, the Institute's Council decision No 3/04 is defined by the following relations: 4.97% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.03% 1.47% 6.23 17.39% Spain% France% 0.52% 17.39 Ireland Italy Luxembourg Netherlands 17.39% 0.16% 4.97% 2.65% Poland Austria Portugal Finland 2.14% 0.74% 1.20% Sweden 17.39 2.72% United Kingdom% Cyprus Slovakia Slovenia 0.12% 0.28% 0.24% 3) article 27 of the Convention, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the official languages of the Institute are English, Danish, French, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages. 4. Article 38 of the Convention) the following subparagraph is added: "the text of this Convention in Greek, slovak and Slovenian languages, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute at the University of the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic accession shall be authentic in the same way as the text referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." Article 2 of the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic accession to the Convention shall enter into force on the date of adoption of this decision. Start the new Contracting States to make contributions to the Institute's budget for the financial year 2006. Article 3 of the Republic of Cyprus, the Republic of Slovenia and the Slovak Republic accession to the Convention mean that these countries adopt amendments to the Convention made by 18 June 1992 and September 17, Florence Convention of the amendment as soon as it enters into force in accordance with its article 13. Article 4 this decision is drafted in English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Italian, Irish, Polish, Portuguese, slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 the President of the Council of the Institute shall notify the the decision of the Government of each Contracting State. Florence, 2005, 9 and 10 June the Institute Council President Faust DE KVADROS [Fausto DE QUADRO] European University Institute decision No 6/2005 (9 December 2005), amending the Convention on the establishment of the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Republic of Estonia, the Council of the Institute, taking into account the Convention for the European University Institute, as amended by the Council of the Institute of 20 March 1975 decision , 21 November 1986 decision, 4 June 1987, 3 December 1987, decision of 7 December 1987, June 19, 1997, decision of 11 December 1997 decision, December 9, 2004 and 2005 by a decision of 9 and 10 June decision (hereinafter referred to as the Convention), and in particular its article 32, paragraph 2 of the Convention in accordance with article 32 (1) of the Republic of Estonia will soon want to deposit Government of the Italian Republic of its instrument of accession Whereas, in accordance with article 32 of the Convention, paragraph 2 of the accession will take effect on the date on which the Council of the Institute will identify the adjustments that will be made in the Convention, whereas it is therefore desirable to make such adjustments, whereas the accession to the Convention is linked to the accession countries ' willingness to accept 18 June 1992 and September 17 provisions amending the Convention, once they enter into force, acting in concert with the representatives of the Republic of Estonia , HAS ADOPTED THIS DECISION. Article 1 the Convention shall be amended as the following the following amendment. 1 of the Convention, article 6) point 7 is replaced by the following: "7. If the decision requires a qualified majority, the votes of the following values: Belgium 5 Denmark 3 Germany 10 Greece 5 Spain France 10 Ireland 3 Italy 10 Luxembourg 2 8 Netherlands 5 Austria 4 Portugal 5 Finland 3 Sweden 8 Poland 4 United Kingdom 10 2 Slovakia 3 Slovenia 5 Cyprus Estonia 3 decision making requires no less than 77 votes in favour and at least 14 Government consent. "; 2) of the Convention article 19 paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the financial contribution of the Contracting States to cover the costs for the budget of the Institute, in accordance with the 10 June 2004, the Institute's Council decision No 3/04 is defined by the following relations: 4.96% Belgium Denmark Germany Greece 2.03% 1.47% 6.23 17.38% Spain% France% 0.51% 17.38 Ireland Italy Luxembourg Netherlands 17.38% 0.16% 4.96% Austria Poland Portugal 2.65% 2.14% 0.74% 1.19% 2.72% Finland Sweden United Kingdom 17.38% 0.12% 0.28% of Cyprus Slovakia Slovenia Estonia 0.07% 0.24% 3) of the Convention Article 27, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. the official languages of the Institute are English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hungarian, Dutch, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish." 4. Article 38 of the Convention) the following subparagraph is added: "in the text of this Convention in the Estonian language, contained in the annex to the decision of the Council of the Institute, amending the Convention on the European Institute of the University after the accession of the Republic of Estonia, is like the authentic texts referred to in the preceding paragraphs, and the Government of the Republic of Italy shall issue a certified copy thereof to each Contracting State Government." Article 2 the Republic of Estonia's accession to the Convention shall enter into force on the date of adoption of this decision. The new party began to make contributions to the Institute's budget for the financial year 2006. Article 3 the accession of the Republic of Estonia to the Convention mean that the State shall adopt amendments to the Convention, made by the 18 June 1992 and September 17, Florence Convention of the amendment as soon as it enters into force in accordance with its article 13. Article 4 this decision is drafted in English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Hungarian, Italian, Irish, Polish, Portuguese, slovak, Slovenian, Spanish and Swedish languages, each text being equally authentic. Article 5 the President of the Council of the Institute shall communicate this decision to the Government of each Contracting State. Florence, 2005 on 9 December the Institute Council President Faust DE KVADROS [Fausto DE QUADRO] Convention, amending the Convention on the EUROPEAN Institute of the University of his Majesty the King of the Belgians, her Majesty the Queen of Denmark, PRESIDENT of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Hellenic Republic, his Majesty the King of Spain, the President of the French Republic, the President of Ireland, the President of the Republic of ITALY, his Royal Highness the Grand Duke of LUXEMBOURG, her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands The Portuguese President of the Republic, her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the Queen, given that, in accordance with the lessons learned and future prospects need a European University Institute administrative and academic structure adjustment, HAVE DECIDED to amend certain provisions of the Convention setting up the European University Institute, and to this end have designated as their Plenipotentiaries: His Majesty the King of the Belgians: André ONKELINKS [André ONKELINX], Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium in Rome Her Majesty the Queen of Denmark-Ellen HANSEN [Ellen HANSEN], the Government's representative to the European University Institute at the Council, the President of the Federal Republic of GERMANY – Conrad of ZEIC [Konrad SEITZ], Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany in Rome, the President of the Republic of Greece-George KONTOJORG of [George CONTOGIORG], the Government's representative to the European University Institute at the Council, his Majesty the King of Spain-Dolphin KOLOM [Delfin COLOMÉ], communication of culture and science, Director-President of the French Republic-Andre BAIJEN [André BAEYEN], cultural Scientific and technical communication to the Director-General's representative, the President of Ireland, Sean NOLAN [Sean NOLAN], the Government's representative to the European University Institute at the Council, the President of the Republic of ITALY – Bruno BOT [Bruno BOTT], Secretary General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, his Royal Highness the GRAND DUKE of Luxembourg – Nick MOZĀR [Nice VIERCHNIAJE], Ambassador of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg in Rome, her Majesty the Queen of the Netherlands – V.L.C.H.M. VAN DEN BERG [W.L.C.H.M. VAN DEN BERG], the Government's representative to the European University Institute at the Council, the President of the Republic of Portugal, Armando of GĒDEŠ by [Armando Marques guedes] Government representative to the European University Institute at the Council, her Majesty the Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland the Queen-David Hugh KOLVIN [David Hugh COLVIN], the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland Minister, Embassy, familiar with their full powers, found in good and due form, have agreed as follows.   Regulations amending the Convention for the European University Institute article 1 1 of article 2 of the Convention. in paragraph 1, third sentence of the first subparagraph is replaced by the following text: "It takes into account the cultural and linguistic diversity and cultural exchanges outside Europe." 2. Article 2 of the Convention, paragraph 1 the following subparagraph is added: "As part of his scientific work in the Institute of General developing interdisciplinary research programs key issues facing contemporary European society, including issues related to European integration." 2. Article 1 of the Convention. Article 6, paragraph 6 (d)) becomes (f)). 2. the Convention, the following points shall be added: "(d) the establishment of the Council), the structure and powers of which it shall determine, after consultation with the Academic Council;" e) interdisciplinary center or Institute in the closure of the establishment, after consulting the Academic Council and the Council of studies; ". Article 3 of the Convention, article 7 (2), the third subparagraph is replaced by the following text: "He shall appoint department managers, interdisciplinary centre directors and other academic staff members appointed in accordance with paragraph 5 of article 9 of e), and paragraph 2 of article 9." Article 4 of the Convention, article 7, paragraph 3 is replaced by the following: "3. the Rector of the Institute the Institute of choice of the Council after consulting the Academic Council. Cooperation arrangements between the Council of the Institute and the Academic Council for the preparation of this decision shall be adopted by the Council of the Institute, the unanimous vote after consulting the Academic Council. The Rector appointed for five years. The Institute's Council, acting unanimously after consulting the Academic Council, may extend his tenure for a maximum period of up to three years. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 5 (a)) the above provisions shall determine the conditions under which the Rector's term of Office may be terminated at his request or the Institute's initiatives. " 5. Article 1 of the Convention. Article 9 2, 3, 4 and 5 are replaced by the following: "2. the Executive Committee, chaired by the Rector of the Institute, assisted by the Vice Rector and Rector, Department heads, article 11, paragraph 3 of the Center Directors and one research student representative involved, helps at his request to the Rector of the Institute's tasks. The Executive Committee shall prepare the academic work of the Council. It appoints the academic staff members, other than those referred to in paragraph 5 (e)). It creates the admissions and qualifications of the members of the Commission. It carries out specific tasks entrusted to it in the Academic Council. It shall regularly report to the Academic Council and the Council of the Institute on the ways in which its objectives has been achieved. 3. the Academic Council shall: (a) the Rector of the Institute,) (b) a Vice Rector of the Institute, who) participate in the work, but not voting rights, c) department heads, d) interdisciplinary centre directors, e) all or some of the workers in the Institute professors, f) all or some of the workers in the Institute faculty, g) other academic staff representatives, h) the representatives of the students enrolled in the trials, i) other categories of employees ' representatives involved in the attainment of the objectives of the Institute. The Council of the Institute, in accordance with its conditions may be invited to participate in the academic activities of the Council in particular qualification of persons – nationals of Member States, representing various economic, social and cultural life. 4. Article 6 of the Convention, paragraph 5 (a)) on: (a) the Academic Council) the number of members representing 3. e), (f), (g), (h)))) and (i)) the categories of persons referred to, that person's appointment procedure and term of Office, b) majority rules in the Academic Council, c) Executive Committee activity regulatory framework. 5. The Academic Council: a) approved study programme and, after consultation with the Research Council-Department of research programmes, (b)), after consultation with the Research Council shall approve interbranch Center research programs, c) participates in the annual draft budget and three-year financial projections in the preparation of the project, d) shall take all measures relating to the implementation of the education and research, which are not included in any other unit of the Institute, e) meetings, the only academic staff employees that status is lower than their status in the Department, appointing managers, interdisciplinary centre directors, professors and tutors, recruited as the Institute's academic staff full time employees, f) shall draw up rules concerning article 14 degrees and certificates referred to in the assignment, g) check the operation of the draft report by the Rector of the Institute shall prepare and submit to the Council of the Institute. " 2. Article 9 shall be deleted in point 7. 6. Article 10 of the Convention shall be deleted in article names ", which in turn are divided into seminars". Article 7 of the Convention, article 11, the following paragraph is added: ' 3. in the light of the Institute departments, the Institute created can contain one or more interdisciplinary research and research centres. After consulting the Academic Council and the Council of Studies Institute, the Council, acting by a qualified majority, shall adopt a decision on the establishment of such centres or closing, their objectives, special bodies and general rules of conduct. " Article 8 of the Convention, article 12 (2), second subparagraph, the word "associate" shall be replaced by the word "Faculty". 9. Article 14 of the Convention article 1 1, the words "paragraph 3" shall be replaced by the words ' paragraph 4 '. 2. Article 14 of the Convention shall include the following: "2. the Institute shall have the right to assign a lower degree of Ph.d. research involved students who have completed a minimum of one year of study at the Institute and in relation to this degree have noticed specific conditions adopted in accordance with paragraph 4." 3. Article 14 of the Convention, paragraph 2 becomes paragraph 3 of article 14 and the following: "3. the leaving of the Institute, the Institute's research involved students who have not been granted any of the 1 and 2 degrees referred to, upon request from the Institute receives a certificate of studies and research, which they have done." 4. Article 14 of the Convention, paragraph 3 becomes paragraph 4 of article 14, and the word "degree" is replaced with the word "degrees". Article 10 of the Convention, article 15, paragraph 1 is replaced by the following: "1. The academic staff consists of Heads of Department, interdisciplinary centre directors, professors, teachers and other educators." Article 11 of the Convention, article 23 paragraph 1, first subparagraph is replaced by the following: "1. the Institute shall be appointed by the Council of two different nationality Auditors for four years. The Auditors in Office. " Transitional and final provisions article 12 entry into force of this Convention, the Council of the Institute may extend the current term of Office of the auditors from three to four years. Article 13 this Convention shall be accepted, approved, or ratified according to each Contracting State the relevant constitutional requirements. It shall enter into force on the first day of the month, when the Italian Government has received the last notification that these formalities are completed. This Convention was drawn up in the Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Irish, Portuguese and Spanish languages, all 10 texts being equally authentic, and stored in the archives of the Government of Italy, which issues a certified copy to the Government of each signatory State.