European Academy of Legal Theory

The European Academy of Legal Theory/Académie européenne de théorie du droit (EALT) is a network and platform of academic institutions, researchers, and legal practitioners collaborating in the promulgation and advancement of research and teaching in legal theory and their interrelations with legal practice. It forms a main platform for the exchange of legal theory education and legal practice in Europe.
About EALT
Building Bridges The European Academy of Legal Theory (EALT) was founded in Brussels in 1989. Ever since, its activities point to the educational need to redefine the methodological and ethical foundations of legal regulation: the...
EALT Award
The European Award for Legal Theory is assigned to the author of an exceptionally good doctoral thesis in the area of legal theory and philosophy of law. The award entails publication of the thesis by...
Network
The European Acdemy of Legal Theory cooperates with centers of excellence, platforms & initiatives, and individual scholars in Jurisprudence in Europe and worldwide. Former graduates of the Academy’s Master’s Course in Legal Theory form the...
Short Courses
The European Academy of Legal Theory co-organises and/or participates in the following short courses, taking place annually at various partner institutions in Europe: PALERMO Summer School The PALERMO Summer School on Migrants, Human Rights, and Democracy at...

Latest News

Regular deadline extension!
The regular deadline for applications for the LLM Legal Theory programme 2022-23 is Sept. 15. By today, a few places are still available. For exceptional...
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EALT Award 2021
As from 2021 the award will be assigned on a permanent basis among the theses submitted for publication with Hart Publishing, Oxford. Theses which meet high international standards...
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LL.M. Legal Theory 2020-21
Although in the academic year of 2020-21, Corona restrictions will mostly prohibit these nourishing occasions on a very personal level the perspective of the LLM...
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