Applications for the 2024 EJTN study visits are open. Apply by 15 December 2023

EJTN is pleased to open the first call for applicants for study visits taking place in the first semester of 2024. EJTN study visits are open to judges, prosecutors, court and prosecution staff and judicial trainers from EU Member States.

Judges from all over the EU meet at the judges@europe forum to discuss good administration of justice, digitalisation and the Rule of Law

On 25, 26 and 27 October 2023, EJTN organised the second edition of the judges@europe forum, at the Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights in Italy.

EJTN organises Conference of Directors in Madrid to address diversity in judicial training and adopts action plan for its new digitalisation working group

On 17 and 18 October, EJTN organised a Conference of Directors on “Training Judicial Professionals in the Attention to Diversity”. The event took place in a hybrid format within the framework of the Spanish Presidency of the Council of the EU and was hosted by the Centro de Estudios Jurídicos, with the support of the Escuela Judicial.

EJTN’s Secretary General Judge Ingrid Derveaux delivers speech at the Regional conference of judicial training institutions in Sarajevo

On 11 October, EJTN’s Secretary General Judge Ingrid Derveaux delivered a keynote speech at the “Regional conference of judicial training institutions: independence and impartiality” in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

EJTN Linguistics Working Group meets in Madrid to assess training activities and plan for 2024

The Spanish Centre for Legal Studies (CEJ) hosted last 18-19 September the second 2023 meeting of EJTN’s Linguistics Working Group. The event was attended by representatives from 20 EU-based judicial training institutions as well as the European Academy of Law.

EJTN judicial exchanges: exploring the Romanian Judicial System and its key institutions

Every year, the Romanian National Institute of Magistracy hosts several groups of judges and prosecutors for one-week or two-week exchanges. Recently, a group of nine judges from Austria, Germany and Poland took part in one of these exchanges.

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About us

Who are we ?

We are a membership-based association. Our members are judicial training institutions from all EU members states and the Academy of European Law.

Our vision is to foster mutual trust between judiciary professionals from all EU member states and to contribute creating a common legal and judicial European culture. We achieve this vision by providing networking opportunities for our members, observers, and partners, and by offering tailored training to all 400.000 judges, prosecutors, court staff, and judicial trainers in the EU.


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Our full training offer and training material can be found on the EJTN Digital Training Hub.

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How we work ?

EJTN follows a bottom-up approach: Our members learn with each other and from each other.

We design and implement all EJTN training activities together through our four working groups: Exchange Programme, Programmes, Judicial Training Methods, and Linguistics.

This work mode enables our members to exchange best practices and also to improve their domestic training programmes back home, all across Europe.


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Judicial Training Principles

EJTN’s nine judicial training principles are our key statement and serve as common foundation and framework for Europe’s judicial training institutions.


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With whom do we cooperate?

EJTN acts as a platform for judicial training. We maintain a wide range of partnerships with EU institutions and agencies, and with our partner networks and associations.

EJTN remains open for new partnerships.


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