PROMOTE YOUR ORGANISATION TO THE GLOBAL NETWORK OF THE WORLD'S LARGEST ASSOCIATION FOR LAW STUDENTS &
LEGAL PROFESSIONALS

For more information, see the "Become a STEP Traineeship Provider" guidelines or contact the Vice President in charge of Student Trainee Exchange Programme (step@elsa.org).

ELSA,
the European
Law Students' Association

ELSA is an independent, non-political and non-profit association run by and for law students and young lawyers.

Founded in 1981 by law students from Austria, Hungary, Poland and West Germany, ELSA is today the world’s largest international network of law students and legal professionals.



69,000

ELSA Members

ELSA Members are characteristically internationally-oriented, aware-minded, and socially responsible law students or aspiring legal professionals.



375

ELSA Local Groups

Each ELSA Local Group is established in the framework of a law faculty in Europe.

 


44

ELSA National Groups

Albania, Armenia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Montenegro, the Netherlands, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russia, Serbia, the Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.


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ELSA International

The ELSA Network is represented by the Board of ELSA International, and a significant number of law students engage in the ELSA International Team to continuously improve our work and reach.

 

RECRUIT THE BEST LEGAL TALENT


International

Have trainees who represent the new generation of internationally-oriented legal professionals thriving in new, multicultural environments.


Development-driven

ELSA Members are known for their ambitious drive for continuous development and life-long learning of personal and professional skills.

ELSA Members

ELSA Members are internationally-oriented, aware-minded, and socially responsible law students or aspiring legal professionals. They have a demonstrated interest in foreign legal systems and cultures.

ELSA organises various activities through which its members broaden their legal expertise and cultural understanding, inter alia ELSA Law Schools, the European Human Rights Moot Court Competition, the John H. Jackson Moot Court Competition on WTO Law, essay competitions, legal research groups, conferences, and, of course, STEP.


Specialised

Have trainees matching your specific needs and preferences by filling in the Traineeship Specification Form.


Skilled

The applicants represent a whole range of different legal skills, language skills, interpersonal skills, and technical skills.

BECOME A STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDER

Free, streamlined and effective


Find your trainees through STEP without paying any administrative or promotional fees to ELSA. We do the work for you!


Your dream trainees

You specify in the Traineeship Specification Form what skills you expect from the trainee and what responsibilities should the trainees assume – we will do the rest!


Diversify your professional portfolio

STEP is your opportunity to find a native speaker with experience from different respective legal systems.

 


FREE promotion and visibility

Your organisation will be actively promoted to nearly 400 law schools in 44 European countries and even beyond.


Streamlined procedure

You bear no administrative fees yet ELSA manages the promotion of your organisation and the short-listing of applications on your behalf within fixed time-frames.

THE REACH OF STEP TRAINEESHIP PROVIDERS



Over 400
STEP Trainees
per year



Over 4,000

applications
per year



37
y
ears of experience



Over 69,290 
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