Application Form


Attention applicants: please be aware that, according to your country of origin, you may be asked to add supporting documents at the end of your application, such as a CV, language certificate, etc. It is advisable to prepare such documents before starting the application as you will not be able to stop and resume the application process.

Short Term Exchanges

Short-term exchanges (two weeks or one week) for judges, prosecutors, court staff and trainers in the courts/prosecutors’ offices/judicial training institutions of the EU Member States enable participants to share the work of their counterparts in another EU country, to familiarise themselves with a judicial system/training system other than their own.

For further information regarding the different types of exchanges, please consult the “Exchange Programme Activities” section of the EJTN Website.

List of hosting countries, number of available places and working languages

Please refer to your national training institution for details: list of participating institutions

Long Term Training periods

Long term training periods are organised at Eurojust, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) and the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR). The participants are assigned to the office of a National Member (Eurojust), to the Cabinet of a Member of the Court (CJEU) or to the Registry (ECtHR). The participants get acquainted with the work, procedures and decision of these Europe-wide bodies. Once back in their country, they might be asked to disseminate the knowledge gained during the training period by participating in national events.

For further information regarding the different types of exchanges, please consult the “Exchange Programme Activities” section of the EJTN Website.

Requirements and calendar for each hosting institution

Please refer to your national training institution for details: list of participating institutions

Project-based exchanges

Project-based exchanges are the Exchange Programme activities that are organised following the submission of a project proposal by the applicant. These activities include:

  • Bilateral exchanges, open to judges, prosecutors and court staff
  • Regional exchanges, open to judges, prosecutors and court staff
  • Judiciary learning grant programme, open to judges, prosecutors and judicial trainers
  • CEPOL-EJTN exchanges, open to judges and prosecutors

Different applications deadlines may apply to each type of activity. Further information regarding the different types of exchange and deadline is available on the Exchange Programme section of the EJTN Website.

Please refer to your national training institution for details: list of participating institutions