Operating grants for Programme on Fundamental Rights and Justice, the Specific Programme Criminal Justice Criminal Justice Closed!


The aims of the Criminal Justice programme is the promotion of judicial cooperation based on mutual recognition and mutual confidence, promoting the compatibility in rules applicable in the Member States as may be necessary to improve judicial cooperation and to improve the exchange of information.


The following types of activities will be given priority:

  • Improving professional skills of legal practitioners and defining training curricula;
  • Cooperation between public authorities and associations in the fields of (1) judicial cooperation in criminal matters, (2) victim assistance and (3) rehabilitation of offenders;
  • Production and dissemination of information on how to access legal interpretation, translation and advice;
  • Cooperation between academics and researchers, and between them and EU Institutions, in the area of judicial cooperation in criminal matters;
  • Networking of legal professionals with a view to improving defence rights in cross border cases.

European community funding

The Community provisional funding available for the call for proposals is:

  • 0,50 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 08 April 2008 - 13 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Useful documents

  • Operating grants for Programme on Fundamental Rights and Justice (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

Opened to the following bodies or institutes with legal status established in the covered areas:

Covered areas

Bodies or institutes must have their registered legal seat in one of the countries taking part in the Programme which are:

  • European Union (EU)

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security

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