Judicial Training in the European Union Member States

14-10-2011

This study describes the state of judicial training in the European Union, particularly in EU law. It presents the results of a major survey of judges, prosecutors and court staff on their experiences of judicial training. It also includes the profiles of the judicial training actors at EU level and in all 27 Member States. It contains detailed recommendations on how to overcome obstacles to participation in judicial training and to promote best practice across the EU. It was compiled for the European Parliament by the Academy of European Law (ERA) in consortium with the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN).

This study describes the state of judicial training in the European Union, particularly in EU law. It presents the results of a major survey of judges, prosecutors and court staff on their experiences of judicial training. It also includes the profiles of the judicial training actors at EU level and in all 27 Member States. It contains detailed recommendations on how to overcome obstacles to participation in judicial training and to promote best practice across the EU. It was compiled for the European Parliament by the Academy of European Law (ERA) in consortium with the European Judicial Training Network (EJTN).

External author

John COUGHLAN, Jaroslav OPRAVIL and Wolfgang HEUSEL (ERA - Academy of European Law)