Call for Proposals - Training of national judges in EU competition law and judicial cooperation between national judges Training of national judges - 2013 Closed!


The objective of this call for proposal is to co-finance projects aimed at promoting judicial cooperation between, and the training of, national judges in the context of the enforcement of the European competition rules, including Articles 101 and 102 of the TFEU as well as the State aid rules with the aim of contributing to the development and implementation of European competition policy and EU cooperation measures in the field of competition in order to ensure the consistency of EU competition policy.


Applicants must indicate clearly which of the priorities mentioned below are addressed by their proposal. Projects should address at least one of the following areas:

  1. Improvement of knowledge, application and interpretation of EU competition law: Projects should consist of training activities in the form of conferences, seminars, colloquia, meetings and symposia, as well as short or long term training courses on EU competition law for the target audience
  2. Support to National Judicial Institutions on Competition Law knowledge: Projects submitted under this category should be organised by one or more national judicial institutions - in particular as part of the initial training period of judges and prosecutors - with regard to the application of EU competition law.
  3. Improving and/or creating cooperation/networks: Projects should cover activities promoting the cooperation and/or networking between national judges, in particular between judicial authorities or other public or private organisations or associations active in the field of the application of EU competition law by national judges or those responsible for encouraging or monitoring the correct application of EU competition law by national judges.

European community funding

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

  • 0,80 Million EUR (Global Budget)

All the important deadlines

  • 30 April 2013 - 8 years ago (Deadline for the presentation of proposals)

Further information about the call

Official webpage of the call

Useful documents

  • Call - Training of national judges in EU competition law (Legal base)

Organisations eligible to participate

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

  • Any legal organisation

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)
  • Candidate Countries
  • Third countries

Directorate-Generale responsible

Directorate-General for Justice, Freedom and Security

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