Advanced legal technique: Council of State


During this session, Dr Joke Goris (auditor Council of State) will give an insight into the legal technique of the Council of State: How are judgments formed, what is typical of these judgments, ...

Learning outcomes

After attending this session, participants will ...

  • have an insight in the legal technique of the Council of State;
  • have an insight in the process and substantive points of attention of the arrests.


An important part of preparing for any further professional step is becoming (more) aware of the competences you have developed and/or want to develop. In the current workshop, the following competences from the UHasselt competency overview are actively dealt with:

  • academic research competences:
    • subject knowledge
    • research methods
  • intellectual competences:
    • analytical thinking


For whom?

  • PhD students/postdocs from the Faculty of Law
  • Due to the specific content , this session will be in Dutch


  • October 22, 2021 - 12:00-13:30


  • This session will take place online


  • Registration has been closed since October 13, 2021
  • As places are limited, registering does not automatically imply that you will be able to participate. You will be notified by email in due time.
  • Please cancel your registration at least one week in advance in case you cannot make it (cf. cancellation & no-show policy).

 Acknowledged as?

  • category 'advanced discipline-specific knowledge' - initiation in comparative law, international databases, methodology of law, ... (0,5 point D / half day)