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Call for proposals HT.5112: Training of national judges in EU Competition Law

Deadline 15/04/2019

The new call for proposals focuses on EU competition law trainings addressing national judges dealing with competition cases at national level. This also includes prosecutors, apprentice national judges, and the staff of the judges’ offices or of national courts of eligible countries.

Applicants may apply for a grant between EUR 30.000 up to a maximum of EUR 300.000.

The projects should address the following six thematic Priorities and three Preferences.

Priorities to be considered are:

  • Articles 101 and 102 TFEU
  • Directive 2014/104 on antitrust damages actions
  • Economic principles of competition law
  • Competition law in regulated industries
  • Digital Markets
  • State Aid

Preference will be given to projects considering:

  • Trainings foreseeing consecutive levels, building up one on another
  • Trainings which not simply duplicate/overlap existing/planned training material or existing/future projects of other training providers at national level, but that act in complementarity or that innovate
  • Trainings addressing judges from several member states in one training and thus encouraging cross-border networking

For further details, including the award criteria, see the full text of the Call for proposals.

Call for proposals English version

Application form en


Annex 1: Overview of required annexes en

Annex 2: Electronic copy of the complete application (on CD or USB)

Annex 3: Financial plan and Detailed forward budget en

Annex 4: Financial identification form

Annex 5: Legal entity form

Annex 6: Declaration of honour (exclusion criteria, financial and capacity assessment) en

Annex 7: Operational capacity assessment (documents according to section 7.2. of the Call)

Annex 8: Staff's salary grids/ Unit costs for Staff (documentation: e.g. payslips)

In case of partner(s): Annex 9: Documents of Co-beneficiaries (letter of intent, Annexes 5, 6 and 7) and associate partners (letter of intent only)

Reference documents

Guide for applicants HT.5112 en

Model Technical and Financial Report en

Applicable unit costs for accommodation, meals and refreshments en

Legal and Financial reference

The Annual Work Programme 2018 and Annex (section 3.2.2)

Regulation 2018/1046 of 18 July 2018 on the financial rules applicable to the general budget of the Union

Useful to know

If you are selected to sign a binding agreement with the EU Commission the herewith attached draft model agreement gives you guidance on the content and format of the agreement which will be concluded along these lines.

Some practical advice for training providers on how to design your project and training activities you may find in this brochure, developed by a Commission expert group on European judicial training composed of experienced judicial training practitioners from various professions and jurisdictions.

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