Why learn with CEPOL

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Our approach to learning

CEPOL employs a multi-layered approach to learning, including:

  1. Residential activities: Residential activities typically take the form of courses, conferences, workshops and seminars. They normally last a week and are held in a training institute in one of the Member States or at CEPOL HQ. Residential activities provide an opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of a subject. Teaching often features case studies and participants are encouraged to share best practices. In 2019 CEPOL will offer for the first time simulations in its trainings.
  2. Online learning: Online learning is a way of computer based distanced learning. Online learning take form of webinars, online modules and online courses.
  3. CEPOL Exchange Programme: The CEPOL Exchange Programme is an Erasmus-style exchange programme that allows law enforcement officers to spend one week with a counterpart in their country, exchanging knowledge and good practices, initiating cooperation projects and fostering deep and long-lasting learning and networking opportunities.
  4. CEPOL European Joint Master Programme: this is an EU academic programme which aims to address common challenges of law enforcement cooperation in the frame of internal security. It provides students with science-based competences in a European community of practice.

All activities are supported by LEEd, CEPOL’s online learning platform. Though LEEd, users have access to tools and resources that support and prolong the learning experience. The LEEd platform also hosts the e-Journals service which provides registered users with access to international scientific journals related to police science and police practices.

CEPOL activities provide opportunities to stay up-to-date with the latest international developments and trends in the law enforcement field, especially concerning cross-border and serious international crime.

Reasons to study with CEPOL

  1. Learn about the latest developments and trends in the law enforcement field
  2. Learn from the experts
  3. Meet law enforcement professionals
  4. Share best practices
  5. Practice your language skills
  6. Join CEPOL’s online community to prolong your learning experience

Our expertise

CEPOL provides training and education on a portfolio of activities that are important in the fight against cross-border crime.

  • Counter-terrorism
  • Crime prevention
  • Economic crime
  • EU cooperation
  • EU policy cycle
  • Human rights
  • Law enforcement techniques
  • Learning and training
  • Management
  • Other organised crime
  • Research & science

The full list of activities is available here.


Office address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1066 Budapest
Ó utca 27

Correspondence address

European Union Agency for Law Enforcement Training
1903 Budapest

Email address

Telephone: +36 1 803 8030/8031

Fax: +36 1 803 8032