On Monday, 13 October 2014, Assist. Prof. Matej Avbelj gave a lecture at the American University Washington College of Law on the topic of the crisis of democracy and the rule of law in the European Union, with an emphasis on Slovenia. He also gave a lecture for the university's European Law Association on the latest jurisprudence in the area of the EU single market.
On Saturday, 18 October 2014, he visited the New York University School of Law to give a lecture on transnational challenges and law (study) opportunities at a conference hosted by the Hauser Global Law School.
On Monday, 20 October 2014, he participated as a lecturer in the Legal Globalization and Transitions Workshop at Columbia University in New York.