European Justice Training Platform

Applying the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Applying the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union

Practical information

Start date: 
Monday, 21 June, 2021 to Tuesday, 22 June, 2021


Practice area:
Target group:
Methodology of training delivery:
Training Provider name: 
Academy of European Law
Trainer name: 
Sanja Jovičić
With fees: 
Free course
EU or national law:


The participants will obtain sound knowledge of the scope and interpretation of the Charter of Fundamental Rights of the European Union, as well as its relationship with other legal instruments protecting fundamental rights in Europe. The focus will be on the application in practice of the provisions concerning the right to a fair trial.

Key topics

  • The system of fundamental rights protection in Europe
  • Scope of application and interpretation of the EU Charter in national legal orders
  • Article 6 of the ECHR and Article 47 of the EU Charter
  • Impartial and independent tribunal
  • The right to a fair trial and the right to an effective remedy under EU law

Participation Conditions

  • The number of places available is limited (35 places). Participation will be subject to a selection procedure. A detailed seminar programme as well as an online application form will be available on the website.
  • Application deadline: 10 May 2021
  • Travel expenses will be reimbursed to a maximum of 400 euros only for participants coming from abroad. Participants coming from Latvia will reimbursed to a maximum of 100 euros.
  • Maximum two hotel nights will be covered directly by ERA, only for the hotel booked by ERA.
  • For further details please see the Terms & Conditions of participation in the programme of the event.

Who should attend?

Judges, prosecutors and other judicial staff from an EU Member State (except Denmark), Albania and Montenegro.

This programme has been produced with the financial support of the Justice Programme 2014-2020 of the European Union.