The Inn organises three subsidised visits to European and International Courts in Luxembourg, Strasbourg and The Hague each year. These are for the benefit of our student members, those who are pre-pupillage and pupils, and are accompanied by senior members of the Inn. The visits are three days (two nights) in duration. There is a small fee of £85, which covers travel and accommodation only. You will need to provide your own travel insurance.
The next European visits will take place in June and July 2024. The groups will visit the following institutions:
- The Hague: the International Criminal Court, the International Court of Justice, the Kosovo Specialist Chambers and the International Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals.
- Luxembourg: the Court of Justice of the European Union, the EFTA Court and the British Ambassador to the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg’s Residence.
- Strasbourg: the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe.
Applications for the Inn’s European visits have closed for 2023. Applications will reopen for the 2024 visits in March 2024. Members are welcome to apply for multiple visits, but are unlikely to be chosen to attend more than one. Please email [email protected] if you have any questions about the visits or application process.
Visa requirements: If you travel with a UK or EU passport, you will not need a visa to enter France, Luxembourg or the Netherlands for a short visit. If you plan to travel with a different passport, you should investigate your visa requirements as this may affect your ability to attend. If you will need a visa to travel, we cannot confirm your place on any of the trips until you have obtained a visa appointment.
If you are granted a place on one of the visits, condition to a confirmed visa appointment, we can provide a letter stating that you have been selected to attend and note the dates and purpose of the visit.