Trier, Germany

European Criminal Justice

online course
when 26 June 2023 - 30 June 2023
language English
duration 1 week
credits 20 EC
fee EUR 790

This online summer course over five half-days will introduce legal practitioners to practical aspects of European criminal justice.

Course leader

Cornelia Riehle

Target group

Judges, public prosecutors, defence lawyers, police officers and civil servants seeking an introduction to European criminal justice.

Course aim

Key topics
- The institutional framework of European criminal justice
- Digitalisation and AI in criminal justice
- Obtaining (e-)evidence with the proposed European Production and Preservation Orders as well as the EIO, proposals for the admissibility of evidence and an e-CODEX system
- Mutual legal assistance and the EU’s relations with third countries
- Mutual recognition instruments – such as the EAW – under the jurisdiction of the CJEU
- The revision of Europol’s and Eurojust’s mandates and the work of the EPPO
- EU legislation against corruption, cybercrime, environmental crime and new Euro-crimes
- New initiatives for police cooperation in the EU
- The rights to interpretation and translation, information, access to a lawyer, legal aid, and children in criminal proceedings and new areas of procedural rights
- Criminal records and the supervision of pre-trial detention, custodial sentences and probation

Fee info

EUR 790: Standard
EUR 592: EU and ERA patrons/Young lawyers and other groups


Scholarships available (Early registration discounts)