The Academy of European Law (ERA) was formed shortly after the Maastricht Treaty of 1992, in response to the need for a training platform for those in the legal industry to remain fully informed and up-to-date on developments in the field of EU law. It has a considerable share of the legal training industry, with hundreds of lawyers benefitting from the courses provided both in person over the summer months, and the extensive range of online courses and resources.

Access to Justice in Eastern Europe (AJEE) is an English-language journal covering a variety of issues related to access to justice and the right to a fair and impartial trial. A specific area of interest of AJEE is the law in East European countries which share special features in the evolution of their legal traditions. While preserving the high academic standards of scholarly research, AJEE provides the opportunity for its contributing authors, especially young legal professionals and practitioners, to present their articles on the most current issues. AJEE is an Open Access double blind peer-reviewed journal, recognised by the academics and indexed in Web of Science Core Collection, ESCI.


The American Constitution Society (ACS) is the United States’ leading progressive legal organisation, with over 200 student and lawyer chapters in almost every state and on most law school campuses. Originally formed as the progressive response after the Supreme Court’s Bush v Gore decision, ACS was founded on the principle that the law should be a force to improve the lives of all people.

The Austrian Data Protection Authority (Datenschutzbehörde) is an independent governmental authority charged with data protection. The data protection authority is the Austrian supervisory authority for data protection, the equivalent of a national data protection commissioner in other countries.  

Since 2014, BlockchainEdu Association (Blockchain Education Network Italy) has been a non-profit Italian association that promotes the study and use of Blockchain technology through conferences, courses, and projects. BlockchainEdu is oriented towards a university environment and collects applications from students, teachers, and researchers while collaborating with companies and Public Administrations. The mission of the Association is the dissemination of science and technology education at the base of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.

Since its creation in 1958, the British Institute of International and Comparative Law (BIICL) has worked to advance the understanding of international and comparative law; to promote the rule of law in international affairs; and to promote their application through research, publications and events.

The European Law Students Association (ELSA) was founded in 1981 by five law students from Austria, Hungary, Poland and West Germany. The organisation is the world's largest independent law students’ association, represented at nearly 350 faculties across Europe with more than 50,000 members. ELSA's aim is to contribute to legal education, to foster mutual understanding and to promote social responsibility of law students and young lawyers.

The European Law Students’ Association (ELSA International) is an international, independent, non-political, non-profit making organisation run by and for students and recent graduates, who are interested in achieving academic and personal excellence in addition to their legal or law-related studies at university. ELSA aims at providing its members a platform to develop their existing skills and acquire new ones, to interact with fellow students and experienced practitioners from different states and legal systems around Europe, and to be equipped for a professional life in an international environment, through mutual understanding, intercultural cooperation and the large variety of activities and projects the Association offers.



The Federal Competition Authority of Austria is responsible for maintaining and securing competition in Austria.

The Fide Foundation is the leading legal-economic think-tank in Spain. A collective project born within the civil society with a clearly defined vocation: to be the place where law firms, companies, public administration and independent professionals gather to discuss the latest and most relevant regulations or issues that arise daily in the legal-business environment in Spain, Europe, and abroad, and elaborate regulatory proposals and recommendations to improve the legal system.

The Foundation for the Study of Historical and Regional Law of Vasconia (IURA VASCONIAE) is an independent research centre devoted to the study of historical public and private law of the Basque Country, which brings together academics and cultural agents, interested in researching the past and present of the public and private law of the Basque territories.

The Romanian Institute for Human Rights (RIHR) was established by law in 1991 as an independent national human rights institution and carries out research, education, training, information, publications and consultancy in the field of promoting and protecting human rights and democracy. 

The Società Italiana per la Ricerca nel Diritto Comparato (SIRD) is a non-profit association that aims to encourage research in comparative law.