2024 Edinburgh Conference and Annual General Meeting

May 29th, 2024|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference|

On 17-19 April 2024 Edinburgh Law School hosted the Annual Conference and AGM of the European Law Faculties Association. ELFA has over one hundred and fifty members in forty-nine countries. Fulfilling its mission of advancing the quality of legal education in Europe, ELFA is open to Law Schools from other regions. Following this inclusive ethos ELFA has become a global forum for legal education, promoting fruitful collaborations between European Law Schools and Law Schools in other regions. The conference, addressing the theme of “The Future of Global Legal Education” was attended by delegates representing ELFA Members [...]

EJLE: Special issue on Global Legal Education – Call for Papers

May 10th, 2024|Announcement|

As previously announced during the ELFA Annual Conference held in Edinburgh on 17- 19 April 2024, the European Law Faculties Association and the Law Schools Global League are collaborating on an exciting new enterprise, together with the European Journal of Legal Education. This is a joint research project in the field to which both networks are dedicated, and which will take the form of a special issue of the EJLE on Global Legal Education, to be published by February 2025. The Call for Papers is now open, until 1st September 2024. You will find more information [...]

2023 ELFA Award

May 4th, 2024|Announcement, Award|

The winners of the 2023 ELFA Award were announced at the ELFA Annual Conference 2024, which took place on 17-19 April in Edinburgh. Professor Laurence W. Gormley (University of Groningen), Coordinator of the Award and former ELFA President, announced the decision of the Jury, which this year was composed of Aurelia Colombi Ciacchi (University of Groningen), Thomas Horsley (University of Liverpool) and Dagmar Schiek (University College Dublin). The first prize was awarded, jointly, to two researchers. On one hand, to Mariza Avgeri, for her thesis A transgender studies approach to gender identity and expression- based asylum [...]

ELFA and LSGL join forces

February 14th, 2024|Announcement|

We are delighted to announce that two leading international legal education networks, the European Law Faculties Association and the Law Schools Global League, are to collaborate on a joint research project in the field to which both entities are devoted. This cooperation will take the form of a special issue of ELFA's flagship journal, the European Journal of Legal Education, which will be dedicated to global legal education. The launch of this joint project was announced by the presidencies of ELFA (Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm) and LSGL (Soledad Atienza Becerril and James Speta), during the Winter Academic [...]

Reminders for the 2024 ELFA AGM and Conference

December 20th, 2023|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference, Event|

The ELFA Board would like to kindly remind all members that, for imperative organisational reasons, it is essential that colleagues wishing to attend the Anual General Meeting and Conference do register before 31 January 2024. Please bear this in mind since no later registrations will be accepted. On the other hand, please also note that accommodation in Edinburgh will be very full in April, so it is strongly recommended that you send in your registration form as soon as possible. Otherwise, it will be very difficult to find accommodation for a reasonable price. Thank you! We [...]

ELFA Boad Meeting in Milan

December 3rd, 2023|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Board Meeting, Conference, Event|

On the 27th of November, the ELFA Board of Directors held a meeting in Milan. Among other matters of ordinary management of the association, the Board members focused particularly on preparations for the upcoming Annual General Assembly and Conference scheduled to take place in Edinburgh from 17 to 19 April 2024. We are confident that the content of the Conference, which in this edition will be devoted to the Future of Global Legal Education, will be of great interest to all ELFA members. The Board is planning a dynamic and participatory event, which will address the [...]

2024 ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference

October 29th, 2023|Announcement, Annual General Meeting, Conference, Event|

The 2024 ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference will take place at the Edinburgh Law School from 17 to 19 April 2024. The theme of this year's Conference is "The Future of Global Legal Education". In this post you may find an invitation letter by ELFA President Veronica Ruiz Abou-Nigm, the Schedule of Events and the registration form, as well as a list of suggested hotels in Edinburgh. The registration period is open until 31 January 2024. To participate and register for the Conference please send the registration form by email to the address elfa.agm@gmail.com. We [...]

CCBE amicus curiae contest 2024

September 7th, 2023|Announcement, Event|

We are pleased to announce the next edition of the CCBE amicus curiae contest 2024, an initiative organized by the Council of Bars and Law Societies of Europe (CCBE), which is closely link with ELFA's purpose of promoting progress and improvements in the field of legal education. The CCBE amicus curiae contest is a yearly competition, which is addressed to law student and trainee lawyers, in CCBE countries’ members. The contest consists of a fictitious amicus curiae brief submitted by participants to be selected on a competitive basis. The contest aims at raising awareness of the [...]

New ELFA Summer Courses Regulation

June 2nd, 2023|Announcement, ELFA Summer Courses|

The Board is pleased to announce a new version of the ELFA Summer Courses Regulation. One of the ELFA main aims, according to article 6.2 of its Articles of Incorporation, is the gradual development of a common European dimension in the different areas of legal education and research in general, and education and research in European Union law and comparative law of the EU Member States in particular. In this sense, ELFA wants to become a bridge to promote joint research and learning between Faculties of Law of different Universities and their teaching staff and researchers. [...]

ELFA Summer Course: Modern Features of Human Rights Protection in the Countries of Three Seas

May 18th, 2023|Announcement, ELFA Summer Courses|

The Faculty of Law at the University of Białystok and the Baltic International Academy are looking forward to welcoming students as well as young scholars and researchers from different countries to participate in the International Summer School on Human Rights. This course is  officially recognised as a Summer Course by the European Law Faculties Association. In the course, experts from five Universities of Latvia, Poland, Bulgaria, Georgia and Ukraine will introduce participants to various aspects of human rights in the EU. The course will present a variety of perspectives on various aspects of human rights protection [...]

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