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ELFA 2020 Annual General Meeting and Conference: Cancelled until further notice

2020-03-13T12:11:13+00:00 March 13th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference|

We are deeply sorry to announce that the ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference, which was planned to be held in Warsaw, Poland, from 22 to 24 April 2020, has been cancelled until further notice due to the coronavirus pandemic. The University of Warsaw has issued a statement suspending, from 11 March 2020, all public gatherings and events until the end of April and prohibiting foreign travel to and from the University. Notwithstanding the above, the restrictive measures brought in by a growing number of countries to contain the spreading of the virus will undoubtedly create a [...]

Registration for next ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference is open

2020-03-05T15:02:12+00:00 March 4th, 2020|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference|

The registration period for the next ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference is already open! Under the title of 25 Years of ELFA: What Future for Legal Education? this year’s meeting will take place in Warsaw, Poland from 22 to 24 April 2020. The Board is pleased to present an excellent conference programme encompassing panel sessions on cutting-edge issues regarding both artificial intelligence and innovative practices in legal education as well as round tables celebrating ELFA’s 25 years of existence and presenting some trends and challenges of the American model of Law schools. In addition, at [...]

List of recommended Hotels for the next AGM in Warsaw

2019-12-24T12:43:59+00:00 December 24th, 2019|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Event|

We have prepared a list of recommended hotels for the next Annual General Meeting and Conference that will take place in Warsaw from 22 to 24 April 2020. Please note that some of these hotels have deadlines for taking bookings, and particularly one of them will not accept further bookings later than 20 January 2020. Then, remember to book as soon as possible! Currently the Board is working on the programme and we inform you about it very soon. Further than this, the ELFA President and the Board wish you all that the new year 2020 [...]

Meetings of the ELFA Board and the European Jurist Network

2019-12-04T16:46:55+00:00 December 4th, 2019|Board Meeting, Event|

On 28 and 29 of October 2019 an ordinary Meeting of the ELFA Board of Directors took place in Edinburgh. In this meeting, several issues were discussed such as the evolution of memberships in our association and the opening of the call for proposals of the 2020 ELFA Summer Courses. Moreover, the Board also engaged in the re-launching of the European Journal of Legal Education, as a key instrument for the discussion of topics related to legal education. Additionally, the members of the Board focused on preparing the programme and activities of the next ELFA Annual [...]

ELFA Summer Courses: overview of the 2019 edition and open call for proposals for 2020!

2019-11-08T13:06:22+00:00 November 8th, 2019|ELFA Summer Courses|

The first edition of the ELFA Summer Courses was a great success! In 2019, ELFA recognised the summer courses organised by the Universities of Antwerp, Business & Technology Kosovo and Insubria. They also involved the participation of other ELFA members. The University of Antwerp organised the Summer School on Companies crossing borders. During the end of June and beginning of July, professors from the University of Antwerp taught a number of subjects relating to mergers & acquisitions, tax planning, intellectual property or international contracts, to name just a few. Moreover, guest lecturers from Madrid and Bocconi [...]

ELFA Awards 2019

2019-11-08T13:09:01+00:00 September 15th, 2019|Announcement, Award|

We have the pleasure to announce that the European Law Faculties Association is now accepting submissions for the ELFA Awards 2019 regarding the best Doctoral thesis in European law (including comparative law) defended in the academic year 2018-2019. Note that any European jurist having his or her Doctoral thesis / Ph.D. as part of a doctorate programme accepted and approved between the period 1 November 2018 to 31 October 2019 is eligible. Moreover, the dissertation must deal with European Law issues, considered in a broad sense, including Comparative Law. The Doctoral thesis may be written in [...]

ELFA Board meeting in Sofia, June 2019

2019-07-15T14:10:07+00:00 July 15th, 2019|Board Meeting|

We would like to inform you about the last ELFA Board meeting that was hosted by the University of National and World Economy in Sofia, on the 12th and 13th of June. In this ordinary meeting, the Board had a very positive evaluation of the Annual General Meeting held this year in Turin, and dealt with a number of projects regarding our association, including its financial matters. For one thing, we may also announce that the editorial Board is preparing a forthcoming Call for Papers for the first number of the European Journal of Legal Education, [...]

Great success of the 2019 ELFA AGM and Conference

2019-04-26T11:16:34+00:00 April 26th, 2019|Annual General Meeting, Conference, Event|

The 2019 Conference and AGM Turin took place between the 10th and the 12th of April in Turin. The Conference started with an institutional welcome and then it was followed by a key note speech which was addressed by the President of the European University Institute. Afterwards, the 2018 Award winners were announced. The Plenary Session initiated with a session devoted to debating on a key topic, that is the role of Comparative Law at the Supreme Courts in Europe, an aspect that is increasingly being recognised from Supreme Court judges in various EU countries. The [...]

ELFA AGM and Conference in Turin

2019-04-07T18:08:19+00:00 April 7th, 2019|Announcement|

The 2019 ELFA AGM and Conference is approaching! The ELFA President and the Board members are looking forward to meeting you all this week in Turin, Italy and are hoping that this meeting will be a time for renewal, inspiration and dialogue in our experiences in law teaching and research.

Charter of Barcelona for the rights of citizens in the digital era

2019-04-06T15:58:53+00:00 April 6th, 2019|Announcement|

The Barcelona Bar Association (ICAB), member of ELFA with an observer status, is promoting the drafting of the Charter of Barcelona for the Rights of Citizens in the Digital Era. The project aims at assessing the impact of the Information Society on the rights of people. Moreover, it strives to lay the foundations for a global agreement representing the improvement in the quality of life and the preservation of human rights in the digital environment. ICAB has made an open call to both the academic and practitioners’ communities to participate in the drafting of this document. [...]