European Arrest Warrant

This course consists of 10 E-Training Modules developed by EIPA, which tackle specific cross-cutting needs and common challenges faced by end-users of the European Arrest Warrant (EAW).

About this course

The 10 modules are organised thematically and address specific questions related to key aspects of EAW proceedings: issuing, validation, recognition, execution, access to ex-post and ex-ante remedies, etc.

How will it help you?

Upon completion of this course, you will get a deeper understanding of the following topics:

  • The European Arrest Warrant;
  • Ne Bis in Idem;
  • Independence of the Issuing Judicial Authority;
  • EAW and Detention Conditions;
  • Judicial Independence in the Issuing EU MS and Fair Trial;
  • In Absentia Trials;
  • Assurances;
  • The Right to be Heard;
  • The Right to be Informed;
  • Proportionality Considerations.

Target group

The target group for the e-training is judicial authorities, including prosecutors and judges across the EU.

Practical information

The e-training modules are based on real-life case studies. They are available in 12 languages: English, Dutch, French, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, and Swedish.

The e-training modules consist of online exercises, presented as a case study for judicial authorities, and pre-recorded videos that provide explanations of the solution to the case.

EIPA’s learning management system is used to provide access to the e-modules, with login/password provided to participants for an agreed period. The users can select and undertake the e-modules according to their roles and professional experience.

Implemented by the Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS) in partnership with EIPA – European Institute of Public Administration in Luxembourg, FTE – Fair Trials Europe in Belgium and AGENFOR- Fondazione Agenfor International in Italy.


co-funded by the European union

European Arrest Warrant

12 European Languages

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