From this page, you can access information on some of the institutions and structures responsible for judicial training at national level.
Information on training of judges and federal prosecutors in Austria can be found on the website of the Austrian Ministry of Justice.
Since February 2008, the Institute of Judicial Training organises training sessions for
- Public prosecutors
- Court staff
- Other professions of the judicial order
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is in charge of initial and continuous training of
- public enforcement agents
- registration judges
- court clerks
- court inspectors and
- other employees of the Ministry of Justice
The judicial academy is in charge of training for the following legal professions:
- managers of courts and prosecution offices
- future judges and prosecutors (judicial and legal trainees)
- higher judicial clerks
- assistants to judges
- probation and mediation clerks
The Supreme Court is responsible for training of judges.
The Training Council under the auspices of the Estonian Supreme Court is responsible for the functioning and development of training of judges. A brochure in English explaining the different activities of the Estonian Supreme Court is available here.
The Training unit of the Ministry of Justice is in charge of organising training for staff of the Ministry of Justice and of the Courts.
The German Judicial Academy is responsible for continuous training of all judges and public prosecutors at national level.
The National School of Magistrates (ENM) is responsible for the initial and continuous training of judges and public prosecutors.
The National School of Court Staff (ENG) is responsible for the initial and continuous training of court administrators and staff.
The National School of Magistrates (PPP) is a public structure supervised by the Greek Ministry of Justice. It organises initial and continuous training for judges, including administrative judges.
The National Council of Justice is responsible for initial and continuous training of judges.
The Prosecutor General's office is in charge of the Hungarian centre providing training to prosecutors and staff of the prosecutors' offices.
The Judicial Studies Institute organises training, seminars and study visits for the judiciary. It is linked to the Courts Service of Ireland.
The Supreme Council of Magistrates is responsible for organising initial and continuous training of judges and public prosecutors.
The Latvian Judicial Training Centre (LJTC) was established to provide continuous training to judges, court staff, bailiffs and other legal professionals.
The National Courts Administration organises training of the judiciary
The Ministry of Justice is responsible for initial and continuous training of judges and public prosecutors.
The Training Academy provides initial and continuous training for Court staff and also organises courses for the Attorney General's Office staff.
The Dutch Training and Study Centre for the Judiciary provides initial training for future judges and public prosecutors. It provides continuous training to:
- Public prosecutors
- Court secretaries
- Other legal staff
The Polish National School of the Judiciary and Public Prosecution is responsible for initial and continuous training of judges and public prosecutors.
The Centre for Judicial Studies has as its main mission the initial and continuous training of
- judges and
- public prosecutors
It also provides judicial training for:
- Other legal professions
The National Institute of Magistrates provides initial and continuous training to judges and public prosecutors
The Judicial Academy organises initial and continuous training for
- public prosecutors and
- court staff
The Judicial Training Centre (JTC) is responsible for initial and continuous training of
- state prosecutors
- state attorneys
- other court personnel
The Judicial Academy (Escuela Judicial) of the General Council of the Judiciary is responsible for the initial and continuous training of judges.
The body responsible for training public prosecutors is the Ministry of Justice's Centre for Legal Studies (Centro de Estudios Jurídicos).
The National Courts Administration is responsible for continuous training of judges.
The Swedish Prosecution Office is responsible for continuous training of public prosecutors.
In England and Wales, the Judicial Studies Board (JSB) is responsible for
- Initial training for new judicial office-holders and those who take on new responsibilities.
- Continuing professional education to develop the skills and knowledge of existing judicial office-holders.
- Delivering change and modernisation by identifying training needs and providing training programmes to support major changes to legislation and the administration of justice.
In Scotland, the Judicial Studies Committee is responsible for judicial training
In Northern Ireland, the Judicial Studies Board is the body responsible for judiciary training
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Last update: 30/05/2013