European Law in Civil Law Jurisdictions

Start Date: Sunday, November 11, 2012
End Date: Saturday, November 17, 2012
Category: Civil Law European Civil Procedure
Venue: Trier
Country: Germany
Leading organisation: Deutsche Richterakademie
Cooperative Partner:
Language(s): German
Training level:
Target audience:
Participants(EJTN): 10
Contact: Wiebke Dettmers
Contact e-mail:
Contact phone: +49 30 18580 6971

Course Description

The conference is targeted at judges in civil law jurisdictions.
It aims to increase awareness of European law issues by providing basic knowledge. Fundamental issues of European law will be followed by explanations of the concrete effect of European law on German private law. Going beyond this, European consumer protection law will also be discussed, as will European civil procedural law and the law of conflicts. The preliminary ruling procedure, which is of particular relevance for national judges, will be presented and subsequently practiced in a workshop. An overview of current case law of the European Court of Justice will be presented within the framework of a visit to the ECJ in Luxembourg.