In order to become a judicial officer
By decision of the Minister of Justice, an admission examination is launched at the National School of Judiciary for the following areas: a) Administrative Justice for trainee judicial officers i) at the Council of State and ordinary administrative courts, ii) at the Court of Audit and the Advocate General Audit Office; b) Civil and Criminal Justice; c) Prosecutors; and d) Magistrates. There is a single admission examination, as far as the area of Civil and Criminal Justice and the area of Magistrates is concerned, which leads to a single list of final results.
The examination announcement specifies, inter alia, the number of trainees to be allocated to each area and the respective courts, the exact date and time of the admission examination, as well as the deadline for the submission of applications. Written examinations are conducted in Thessaloniki, and oral examinations are conducted in Athens.