Trier, Germany

European Family Law

when 27 June 2022 - 1 July 2022
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 1090


The purpose of this course is to introduce (family) lawyers to practical aspects of European and international family law.

This course will provide you with hands-on experience of cross-border family cases and the recent jurisprudence of the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR).

All relevant instruments in this field will be presented and analysed, by way of both lectures and case studies. You will benefit from daily workshops where active participation is encouraged.

Key topics
- Cross-border divorce
- Parent-child relationship including parental child abduction
- Cross-border maintenance obligations towards children
- Property regimes of international couples
- Family law and human rights

Participants in the summer course will have the opportunity to visit the European Court of Justice in Luxembourg.

Course leader

Dr Angelika Fuchs

Target group

The course is aimed at legal practitioners seeking a thorough introduction to the various instruments in EU family law and the interplay with the most relevant Hague conventions in this field.

Fee info

EUR 1090: Discounts available
EUR 0: Discounts available


Scholarships available