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Austria – the European Summer Jurisdiction of Discourse

© Maria Noisternig/Alpbach in Tyrol (Austria)

Looking for somewhere to vacation this summer? The Tyrolean mountain village of Alpbach offers a picturesque and peaceful destination. Situated between Innsbruck and Salzburg, Albpach is the place to begin your summer holiday this year and Vienna, the perfect place to end it.   

Established in 1945, the annual European Forum Alpbach is a must-visit event. From 16 August to 1 September 2017, the city will play host to a unique interdisciplinary forum of 700 speakers in 200 sessions. In addition to platforms on science, politics, business and culture, one on law will also be held. This year ELI Vice-President, Professor Christiane Wendehorst will chair the session on the role of an independent judiciary in times of populism (on 28 August 2017, from 08:30-09:30). More details can be found here.

Continue to network with jurists at the European Law Institute (ELI’s) 5th Annual Conference and General Assembly in Vienna from 6–8 September 2017. This year will see 17 sessions delivered by numerous experts of different vocational and geographical backgrounds. More information on the Annual Conference can be found here.