Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia Judicial Training Centre

The Judicial Training Centre is an affiliated body of the Ministry of Justice. The tasks of the JTC are defined by the law and are as follows:

  • to implement training of judicial trainees
  • to organize and provide for implementation of bar exams
  • to organize and provide for implementation of other exams
    required in the justice system
  • to organize and provide for implementation of various forms of
  • continuous education of judges, technical assistants and court staff;
    to issue professional publications.

As a body within the Ministry of Justice tasked with training all judicial personnel, the JTC carries out also professional-training courses for state prosecutors, state attorneys, technical assistants, judicial assistants and other personnel of judicial bodies.

Training of state prosecutors is provided in the form of schools, seminars and workshops organized by the JTC in partnership with the Expert Centre at the Office of the Supreme State Prosecutor General.

The JTC is also the body responsible for carrying out international exchanges of judicial staff, organizing participation of Slovenian judges and prosecutors in international training courses and co-coordinating participation of foreign judicial authorities (judges/prosecutors) in national training courses on EU law.

JTC also provides training courses and organizes exams for people who are not directly employed in the judiciary, but whose activity is closely linked to the judiciary, such as:

  • Enforcement officers
  • Receivers in (insolvency and) compulsory-liquidation
  • Court experts and court appraisers;
    Court interpreters
  • Mediators.

The JTC is managed by a director, who is a judge assigned to the JTC. With a view to providing professional assistance to the JTC, the Minister of Justice sets up an expert council consisting of the members from the judiciary and Law faculties.


  • Austria
    • Federal Ministry of Justice – Bundesministerium für Justiz
  • Belgium
    • L’Institut de formation judiciaire (IFJ-IGO)
  • Bulgaria
    • National Institute of Justice
  • Croatia
    • The Judicial Academy of Croatia
  • Cyprus
    • Supreme Court of Cyprus
  • Czechia
    • Judicial Academy
  • Denmark
    • Court Administration / Domstolsstyrelsen
  • Estonia
    • Office of the Prosecutor General
    • Supreme Court of Estonia, Training Department
  • Finland
    • The National Courts Administration
    • National Prosecution Authority, The Office of the Prosecutor General
  • France
    • The French National School for the Judiciary
  • Germany
    • Academy of European Law (ERA)
    • Federal Ministry of Justice - Bundesministerium der Justiz
  • Greece
    • National School of the Judiciary
  • Hungary
    • National Office for the Judiciary
    • Office of the Prosecutor General
  • Ireland
    • The Judicial Studies Committee
  • Italy
    • Scuola Superiore della Magistratura
    • Consiglio Superiore della Magistratura
  • Latvia
    • Latvian Judicial Training Centre
    • The Prosecutor General’s Office of the Republic of Latvia
  • Lithuania
    • National Courts Administration
    • Office of the Prosecutor General of the Republic of Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
    • Parquet général
  • Malta
    • Judicial Studies Committee
  • Netherlands
    • Studiecentrum Rechtspleging
  • Poland
    • National School of Judiciary and Public Prosecution
  • Portugal
    • Centre For Judicial Studies
  • Romania
    • National Institute of Magistracy
  • Slovak Republic
    • Judicial Academy of the Slovak Republic
  • Slovenia
    • Ministry of Justice of the Republic of Slovenia Judicial Training Centre
  • Spain
    • Centro de Estudios Jurídicos
    • Escuela Judicial Consejo General del Poder Judicial
  • Sweden
    • Judicial Training Academy
    • Swedish Prosecution Authority