Presentation

THE ENM (NATIONAL SCHOOL FOR THE JUDICIARY) IN BORDEAUX IS FRANCE'S ONLY TRAINING SCHOOL FOR JUDGES AND PROSECUTORS. IT WAS FOUNDED IN 1958 AND WAS ORIGINALLY CALLED THE NATIONAL CENTRE FOR JUDICIAL STUDIES. IT IS A NATIONAL PUBLIC ADMINISTRATIVE ESTABLISHMENT AND IT OPERATES UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF THE MINISTER FOR JUSTICE. THIS STATUS MEANS THAT THE ENM HAS CONSIDERABLE INDEPENDENCE IN THE RUNNING OF ITS ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS.

Missions

The ENM has five main missions:

These missions are grouped into two large departments, one at the main school in Bordeaux and the other in Paris. The department in charge of recruitment, initial training and research is based on the Bordeaux site, while the department in charge of continuing education, international and specialist professional courses is in Paris.

APPLICABLE LAW (French sites)