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Webinar series:
The role of the CJEU in criminal matters

Jurisdiction, preliminary ruling procedure, case law



Since 1 December 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has full competence for the legal instruments adopted in the area of EU criminal justice.

This series will give legal practitioners a detailed understanding of the jurisdiction of the Court in criminal matters:

Webinars and e-Learning course

  • Webinar: The competence of the CJEU in criminal matters
    Mon 3 April 2017, 16:00-17:30 hrs CST
  • Webinar: The latest case law of the CJEU in criminal matters
    Mon 8 May 2017, 16:00-17:30 hrs CST
  • Webinar: The reference for a preliminary ruling: practical advice for lawyers
    Fri 23 June 2017, 14:00-15:30 hrs CST
  • E-learning course: 10 key questions on the general principles of EU law as applied by the CJEU to criminal justice
    Accessible from 15 February 2017

Price and Registration

Webinars and e-learning course: € 300
Click here to register for the webinar & the e-learning course.

Only e-learning course: € 90
Click here to register for the e-learning course.

Webinar access

Instant and easy access:

  • hassle-free access with no software installation
  • also accessible on iOS and Android devices
If you have registered for the webinar, please login to your MyERA account and click on My E-learning in the golden navigation bar. You will find the link to the webinar on the starting page of our e-learning platform.

For further information, please click here.




  • Three webinars

    • 90 minutes learning time per webinar
    • Chatroom for questions, live online discussion
    • Online exchange with virtual classroom experience
    • High value-content: on-demand access to files (video files, audio files, documents)
    • Links to all relevant sources of law

    E-learning course

    • Three hours learning time
    • Interactive quiz (essential for CPD points)
    • Extensive background material
    • Glossary
    • Video interview
    • Optimised iPad version




  • Pekka Pohjankoski Legal Secretary (référendaire) at the Court of Justice of the European Union, Chambers of Judge Rosas.

    Foto: Pekka Pohjankoski
  • André Klip Professor of Criminal Law, Criminal Procedure and the Transnational Aspects of Criminal Law at Maastricht University. Judge at the ’s-Hertogenbosch Court of Appeal.

    Foto: André Klip
  • Dr Adam Lazowski Professor of EU Law at the School of Law at the University of Westminster (London). Criminal Law.

    Foto: Dr Adam Lazowski