THEMIS 2018 application deadline is March 5th!

Thursday, February 08, 2018

  • EJTN encourages all the EU Members States to apply for the THEMIS 2018 Competition by March 5th!

Teams have until March 5th, 2018 to apply for EJTN’s highly acclaimed competition for Europe’s young judiciary!

The highly acclaimed THEMIS Competition, open to future EU magistrates undergoing entry level training, is an event for debating topics, sharing common values, exchanging new experiences, discussing new perspectives and practicing judicial skills. THEMIS Competition brings together future magistrates from different European countries to enable them to share common values, to exchange new experiences and to discuss new perspectives in areas of common interest.

EJTN’s Member/Observer institutions assemble teams of three participants together with an accompanying teacher/tutor. You can submit your application via the ONLINE REGISTRATION FORM to EJTN.

Two winning teams from each of the Semi-finals will proceed to the Grand Final, which will be held in Paris, France.

The winning team members of the Grand Final will be awarded with a one-week-long study visit to a European judicial body of their choice covered by EJTN.

Teams can apply to take part in one of the following four semi-finals:


Date and location

Semi-final A
International Cooperation in Criminal Matters

24 - 27 April 2018 
Barcelona, Spain


Semi-final B
International Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters - European Family Law

07 -10 May 2018
Vilnius, Lithuania


Semi-final C
International Judicial Cooperation in Civil Matters - European Civil Procedure

04 - 07 June 2018
Thessaloniki, Greece


Semi-final D
Judicial Ethics and Professional Conduct

3 - 6 July 2018 
Budapest, Hungary


Grand Final 
Right to a fair trial (Art 47 EU Charter of Fundamental Rights and Art 6 ECHR)

29 – 31 October 2018
Paris, France

Consult the THEMIS Competition section on EJTN’s website for the Competition’s details and rules.

EJTN is looking forward to your application!