Trier, Germany

Summer Course on European Environmental Law

online course
when 1 July 2024 - 4 July 2024
language English
duration 1 week
credits 18 EC
fee EUR 790

This five-day course will provide a thorough introduction to EU environmental law. Lectures coupled with workshops and practical case studies will offer a comprehensive overview of EU environmental legislation and policy as well as of CJEU case law.

The conference will be hosted on the Zoom videoconferencing platform. The highest security settings will be applied. You will be able to interact immediately and directly with our top-level speakers and other participants. We will make the most of the technical tools available to deliver an intensive, interactive experience.

Course leader

Luisa Cortat

Tatsiana Bras

Target group

In-house counsel and lawyers in private practice, regulatory authorities and public administration, judges and NGO legal staff working on environmental matters.

Course aim

Key topics
- Origins, principles and sources of EU environmental law
- EU environmental law-making
- Implementation and enforcement of EU environmental law
- Public participatory rights
- Substantive legislation: nature and species protection, water protection, air pollution, waste management, climate change and -energy law
- Cross-cutting topics: green deal, environmental impact assessment, environmental liability, procedural rights, criminal law for environmental protection, environmental litigation, access to justice
- Practical case studies on various topics

Fee info

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


Early registration discount
10 % by 01.06.2024
20 % by 01.05.2024