ECLAN is a network of researchers and academics engaging in EU criminal law across 32 countries.  It aims at developing academic research and training in the field of EU criminal law by facilitating collaborations and synergies between universities and research centres.  ECLAN organises conferences and edits publications, hosts a summer school and a PhD seminar dedicated to the EU area of criminal justice, and publishes a quarterly newsletter dedicated to recent developments in the field.

Recent Developments


On 1st October 2020 , the Third Chamber of the Court of Justice delivered its judgment in Case C‑603/19 and decided as follows: "1. Article 2(1) of Directive 2012/29/EU of the European Parl...
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Recent News & Events

Call for Applications - PhD Seminar

The European Criminal Law Academic Network is proud to announce the 9th ECLAN PhD Seminar on European Criminal Justice to be held in Vilnius on 28-29 January 2021. The Seminar will be organised by ...
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Recent Publications

Criminal procedures and cross-border cooperation in the EU area of criminal justice

This edited volume draws on the findings of a study entitled 'Criminal procedural laws across the European Union - A comparative analysis of selected main differences and the impact they have over ...
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