National School of Judiciary

The National School of Judiciary was founded in 1994, under Article 88 par. 3 of the Constitution and admitted the first students in 1995. At the same time, it launched training programmes for serving judicial officers, as well.

The National School of Judiciary’ curriculum aims at:

Selecting, training and evaluating trainee judges who shall be appointed at the Council of State, the Civil and Criminal Courts, the Court of Audit, the Ordinary Administrative Courts.

Providing lifelong training to serving judicial officers.

To fulfil its purpose, the National School of Judiciary:

Collaborates with national or foreign educational institutions, public or private educational or vocational training organisations, as well as with natural or legal persons of international scientific standing.

Participates in European educational and lifelong training projects and networks for judiciary officers in the member states of the European Union and the Council of Europe.

Organises or co-organises special training programmes for judicial officers from these countries, as well as conferences, seminars, lectures and workshops.

Participates in scientific research and studies

Collaborates with local authorities, public sector legal entities, international organisations, international courts and courts abroad to offer traineeship.