The first meeting of the ELFA-ELI European Jurist Project took place on Friday 21 September 2018, at the Société de Législation Comparée and at the Cour de Cassation, in Paris, France. The European Jurist initiative aims at generating a hub to develop mechanisms enabling further Europeanisation of the legal profession. During this initial meeting the participants shared their experience of internationalisation of legal education and their ideas and motivations in relation to the project. At the end of the meeting two working groups were created, one which will focus on education at university level (both graduate [...]
As it was announced during the Barcelona Annual General Meeting, this year ELFA launches the first edition of its Summer Courses. The ELFA board of directors, in its last meeting held in Warsaw on 19 July 2018, has decided to open the call for applications to all ELFA members. The conditions that must be fulfilled in order to obtain the recognition of an ELFA Summer Course are established in the regulation which is accessible online here. The courses must be scheduled for taking place during 2019, after the end of the ordinary teaching period in the Law [...]
We are very pleased to announce that the next ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference will take place in Torino (Italy), on the 10, 11 and 12 of April 2019. The title of the Conference will be Integration and diversity in European legal education. We hope that the programme of the event, in which the Board of directors is working, will be of interest to all of you. Soon you will receive more information, but for now save the date!
We have the pleasure to announce the call for papers for young scholars that ELFA is jointly promoting with the American Association of Law Schools (AALS). Papers may concern any matter related to European Law and must be written in English. The paper in question must have been accepted for publication by a journal but still be in progress so that it can be discussed in New Orleans, Louisiana in early January at the meeting of the American association of law Schools. Papers must be 40-60 pages (double-spaced) and include an abstract. Further details may be [...]
ELFA is pleased to announce the ELFA Summer Courses! One of the main aims of ELFA is to build and enhance a truly European dimension in the fields of legal teaching and research. In this sense, ELFA is continuously committed to promoting the joint work of its Law Faculties, and thus increasing the synergies between teaching staff and researchers in Europe and beyond. Within this framework, ELFA has approved the rules governing the institutional recognition of the ELFA summer courses. Applications involving three ELFA members of three different countries or including staff from three different countries are [...]
The 2018 ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference will take place in Barcelona from 25 to 27 April. This year’s Conference is devoted to “Legal Education: Knowledge and Skills” and includes key-note speeches, parallel panels and round tables. On Wednesday evening there will be an Opening Reception and welcoming drink at the building of Edifici del Rellotge, by the Recinte de l’Escola Industrial in Barcelona. Mrs. Mercè Conesa i Pagès, President of Diputació de Barcelona and Mayor of Sant Cugat del Vallès will welcome all the assistants. On Thursday, the Conference will take place at Casa Convalescència Building, [...]