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 of Legal Theory is assigned to the author of the best doctoral thesis in the area of legal theory and philosophy of law. The award entails publication of the thesis by Hart Publishing Ltd...
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

New EALT series volume forthcoming in May 2018
Westphalian constitutionalism has shaped our understanding of politics, socio-political institutions and personal and political freedom for centuries. It is historically based in the foundations of...
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Most recent book publication of EALT honorary president Francois Ost
The most recent book of EALT's honorary president Francois Ost, entitled "À quoi sert le droit ? Usages, fonctions, finalités" has been published at Bruylant,...
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Young Scholars Visiting Fellowships 2018, University of Lucerne – lucernaiuris
The Institute for Interdisciplinary Legal Studies at the University of Lucerne is pleased to announce the call for applications for its Young Scholar Visiting Fellowship...
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