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Deadline: April 8, 2018 00:00 (CEST)
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Dates: August 6-17, 2018
Eligibility: Applicants should possess a good understanding of International Criminal Law and/or International Humanitarian Law. Applicants should have a minimum of 3 years of professional experience (prosecutors, judges, investigating magistrates) or be working on research projects or teaching in the field (academics). Applicants should have a Master degree in the relevant field.
Location: Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2018

Applications are invited for Nuremberg Summer Academy for young prosecutors, judges, magistrates and academics, from different conflict and post-conflict countries.

The Nuremberg Summer Academy provides young professionals with an invaluable opportunity and stimulating learning experience to acquire or deepen their knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of the international criminal law.

About Nuremberg Summer Academy

The Nuremberg Summer Academy is part of the Nuremberg Academy’s mandate to promote scholarship and education through specially tailored training programs that aim at building capacities and strengthening institutions at the national level to investigate and prosecute international crimes.

As the birthplace of modern international criminal law, Nuremberg has a strong symbolic significance for practitioners of the field.

The Nuremberg Academy honors this legacy by bringing together young professionals, developing international understanding on the essence of this branch of law and thus promoting sustainable peace through justice and supporting the fight against impunity.

Why apply?

Scholarships are awarded in the field of international criminal law.

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy will provide scholarships to selected applicants covering all costs including visa expenses, flights, travel insurance, full board and lodging, daily allowance, field trips, and transportation.

Facilitated by leading international experts and practitioners, the participants will acquire practical knowledge on all aspects relating to the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of core international crimes.

They will also have the opportunity to participate in study visits to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds, the Memorium Nuremberg Trials and the historic Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice in Nuremberg.

Interested in attending the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2018? Register your participation by following the registration link and taking the suggested steps.


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