This year ELFA resumes its Summer Courses! The ELFA board of directors has decided to open the call for applications to all ELFA members. ELFA promotes summer courses offered by the universities that are members of the Association, providing institutional recognition by the use of the ELFA label. The conditions that must be fulfilled in order to obtain the recognition of an ELFA Summer Course are established in the Regulation. The courses must be scheduled for taking place during 2022, after the end of the ordinary teaching period in the Law School where the summer course [...]
June 21st, 2022|Announcement|
The European Journal of Legal Education (EJLE), is presenting at the annual conference of the European Network for Clinical Legal Education (ENCLE) in Brescia, Italy, on 14 July 2022. The following Editorial Board members are presenting: Greta Bosch and Izabela Krasnicka will introduce a session on the editorial process, Nigel Duncan will introduce a session on the peer review process, and Laurence Gormley and Elaine Hall (IJCLE) will lead a session focussed on academic support for early career researchers. This will be of particular value to those whose research explores non-traditional areas of work. Details of [...]
May 26th, 2022|Announcement|
"It is a genuine pleasure to introduce this third issue of the European Journal of Legal Education (EJLE). As I reflect on this past year since our second issue and wonder how we can make legal education work best, two things come to mind. Firstly, the pandemic will change the way we educate. The crisis has been painful for all, staff and students alike, but from it changes will emerge and these will help improve the way we teach and the way we learn. Secondly, the pandemic forced an uptake in technology which, too, will benefit [...]
May 9th, 2022|Announcement|
The European Journal of Legal Education (EJLE) has established its Advisory Board. The confirmed Advisory Board members are Julian Lonbay, Fiona Cownie, Stephen Hardy, Tomasz Giaro, Haluk Kabaalioğlu, Avrom Sherr, Rebecca Williams and Janez Kranjc.
From 20 to 22 April 2022, in Warsaw ELFA finally resumed its Annual General Meeting and Conference in a face-to-face format, after two years of celebrating it online due to the restrictions imposed by the COVID-19 pandemic. You may check more detailed information of the AGM and Conference here. The members representatives attending the meeting, above other decisions, agreed to suspend the membership of the Russian universities that signed the statement of the Russian Union of Rectors supporting the invasion of Ukraine by the Russian Federation. Their membership will remain suspended until they comply again with [...]
The results of the 2021 edition of the ELFA Award were announced during the ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference held in Warsaw from 20 to 22 April 2022. The announcement was made by Professor Laurence Gormley, Coordinator of the ELFA Award. First Prize was awarded to Dr. Leticia Díez Sánchez, for her thesis "Integration through Law and its Discontents: Unveiling the distributive impact of judge-made law in the EU". Dr. Díez Sánchez obtained her Ph.D. in European Union Law from the European University Institute (EUI) in Florence (Italy). The Proxime Accessit was awarded to Dr. [...]
We are pleased to inform you of the definitive programme of the 2022 ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference, which will take place at the Tyszkiewich-Potocki Palace, in Warsaw, from the 20th to the 22th of April 2022. This year's conference is entitled "What Future for Legal Education?". We are looking forward to meeting you all next week!
After the forced interruption due to the COVID19 pandemic, we are pleased to inform you that ELFA resumes its on-site Annual General Meeting and Conference. The 2022 AGM will take place in Warsaw (Poland) from 20 to 22 April 2022, under the title "What Future for Legal Education?". This can be an excellent opportunity to meet again and reaffirm the values of ELFA as a community of institutions dedicated to the teaching and promotion of law. All ELFA members and friends are invited. You may find the preliminary Programme and soon we will publish more information [...]
March 9th, 2022|Announcement|
We wish to inform you about the statement approved by the ELFA Board of Directors in its meeting of 8th March 2022: ELFA’s Board of Directors strongly condemns the Russian invasion of Ukraine and calls for the cessation of all hostilities. Military activities against an independent state openly violate the Charter of the United Nations of 1945, and the Russian troops’ operations which have led to a humanitarian crisis are a breach of the European Convention on Human Rights of 1950. ELFA wishes to express sympathy with the people of Ukraine and supports Ukraine’s territorial integrity. [...]
The Annual General Meeting of the Association took place on 23 June 2021, at 15:00 hours CET. The event, which for the second year in a row has been held electronically due to the pandemic restrictions in force, combined the general assembly and elements of the traditional ELFA conference. After a brief presentation by President Marek Grzybowski, the keynote speech, “Courts as Guardians of Cardinal Constitutional Values (The Truth, Good, Justice and Beauty)”, was given by Dr. Małgorzata Gersdorf, Professor at the Faculty of Law and Administration, University of Warsaw and former President of the Supreme [...]