Intelligence College in Europe - a New Challenge for the European Union?


  • Tache Bocaniala Danubius University of Galati


European security; information structures; protection of citizens' rights and freedoms


For the European Union, the issue of ensuring security, coupled with the defense of citizens' rights
and freedoms, is becoming increasingly important in the context of amplifying serious threats such as terrorism,
extremism, corruption, fund fraud or the one of the current pandemic Coronavirus, requiring new action forms
and tools. Thus, although since its first manifestations it has been claimed that the newly established
Intelligence College in Europe is not a community structure of the European Union, in fact it can be observed
that it has been added practically to the other agencies with attributions in this field, besides the European Public
Prosecutor's Office, as a body dedicated to improving cooperation between information structures subordinated
to the governments of European countries. In this study we discuss and try to determine to what extent, such
an entity can and should contribute to the rebuilding Europe and the revival of European construction by
contributing to strengthening the security of the European Union and defending the rights and freedoms of its

Author Biography

Tache Bocaniala, Danubius University of Galati

Senior Lecturer, PhD, Faculty of Law


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