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Philosophy Statement

The Philiosophy Statement is a guideline that ELSA follows in all its activities. This has been adopted at the international level for ELSA and is laid down in the statutes of ELSA International.



 A just world in which there is respect for human dignity and cultural diversity.


To contribute to legal education, to foster mutual understanding and to promote social responsibility of law students and young lawyers.


To provide opportunities for law students and young lawyers to learn about other cultures and legal systems in a spirit of critical dialogue and scientific cooperation.

To assist law students and young lawyers to be internationally minded and professionally skilled.
To encourage law students and young lawyers to act for the good of society.