Lecturer in EU Criminal Law


The European Institute of Public Administration (EIPA) was created in 1981 on the occasion of the first European Council held in Maastricht and is supported by the EU Member States and the European Commission. Our core mission is to provide a mix of deep insights and practical knowledge about EU policies, to all professionals related to EU public affairs, with the key objective of further improving their skills and capabilities for effective management of the policies.

In addition to the Maastricht-based headquarters, EIPA has a centre in Luxembourg: the European Centre for Judges and Lawyers (ECJL).
EIPA Luxembourg focuses on training, research and consultancy in various fields of EU law, including general aspects of EU law, internal market regulation, competition law and state aid, green deal, digital policy and the EU area of freedom security and justice.

We have a vacancy for a:

Lecturer in EU Criminal Law


Location: Luxembourg


The position

The main working areas will be general EU law, including EU constitutional law specifically the enforcement of EU law and the procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union.

The main responsibilities will include training, and research, in the above-mentioned fields of expertise for customers such as the EU institutions, public administrations of the EU Member States, as well as associate and candidate countries and the various branches of legal professions.


Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Lecturing and facilitating inter-active sessions in online and face to face training activities in English and French.
  • Planning, management and delivery of established training activities and projects.
  • Development, marketing and acquisition of new training programmes and projects.
  • Development and delivery of new (online) training materials.


  • Acquisition and delivery of research projects, publications and comparative studies related to EIPA’s mission.


Job requirements

The succesful candidate(s) will meet all or most of the following requirements:

  • Law degree acquired in one of the Member States of the European Union
  • Master’s degree in European law
  • Advanced knowledge of the EU legal system in general, including in particular the procedures before the Court of Justice of the European Union
  • Specialisation in the field of EU criminal law  and judicial cooperation in criminal matters
  • At least 5 years of professional experience especially including the delivery of presentations, research assignments and publishing on various EU law issues.
  • Good training and lecturing skills.
  • Fluency (oral and written) in English and French, a high level or fluency in a third EU language will be an advantage.
  • Nationality of one of the EU Member States.


Our offer

The offered grade will be in line with the requirements of the function and will also depend on the background and experience of the selected candidate. The succesful candidate will be initially offered a one-year contract, with the possibility of extension.


Starting date: as soon as possible


­­How to apply?

Please apply by sending your CV, list of references and a brief motivation letter in English by email via recruitment@eipa.eu for the attention of Ms. An Cazaerck by 7 October 2022 mentioning the vacancy number V0244 as a reference.


In the body of the email, please copy in: “I hereby consent that my personal data is processed by EIPA for recruitment purposes” so that we have your written consent to follow up on your application.


For practical information you can contact Ms. Christiane Lamesch on +352-426230302 or via email c.lamesch@eipa.eu.



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