In these uncertain times that we are experiencing, we hope that you and your families, as well as the rest of the world, manage to stay healthy and safe. As you all know, the ELFA Conference and AGM that was to be held in Warsaw in April has been cancelled due to the corona virus pandemic. Yet, it is good to remember that in 2020 we commemorate the 25th anniversary of the founding of our association. In 1995 more than eighty faculties across Europe joint together in Leuven in order to sign the ELFA’s foundational act, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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. [...]
The final programme of the 2019 ELFA Annual General Meeting and Conference is now available! This year's Conference, which is held in Turin from the 10 to the 12 of April, is entitled "Integration and Diversity in European Legal Education." Please check out the program to see a number of very interesting panels and working sessions. We will like to let you know that the registration period is already closed, and unfortunately we cannot accept late registrations. We very much look forward to meeting you soon in Turin!
We already have the Provisional Programme of the next ELFA Annual Meeting and General Assembly! As you know, this will be hosted by the Faculty of Law of the University of Turin and will take place on the 11th and 12th of April 2019 in Turin, Italy. Integration and diversity in European Legal Education is the title of this year's AGM. We remind you that the working sessions will be held at the Campus Luigi Einaudi, Lungo Dora Siena 100 and the evening before, a welcome reception and registration of participants will be held at Piazza Arbarello 8. [...]
We write this post to remind you that the next ELFA Annual Meeting and General Assembly, hosted by the Faculty of Law of the University of Torino, will take place on the 11th and 12th of April 2019 in Torino, Italy.This year, the general theme of the meeting shall be Unity and diversity in legal education in Europe. The Board is now working on the program of the meeting, which is expected to be published by the end of February. By now, we let you know that the working sessions will begin at 9.30 of the 11th [...]