Netherlands, The Hague

International Criminal Law

when 18 June 2012 - 29 June 2012
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 1125

The Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies organises its tenth Summer School on International Criminial Law from the 18th of June to the 29th of June 2012. In light of its location and the quality of its contributors and participants this School offers a unique opportunity to gain expertise in International Criminal Law. The lectures and workshops will be given in English.\r\n\r\nProgramme\r\nThis Lectures will deal with International Criminal Law in all its aspects, from substantive crimes (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and aggression) to general principles (including modes of liability and the role of victims) to enforcement. The programme also includes an exercise on cross-examination techniques and a pleading exercise, as well as visits to the ICC, the ICTY and the Peace Palace. The participants will receive a certificate of paticipation after completion of the programme.

Course leader

Ms. Martine Wierenga, LL.M.\r\nProject Officer\r\nGrotius Centre for International Legal Studies \r\n\r\nOffice hours: Mon - Tue - Thu \r\nEmail: m.e. wierenga@cdh.leidenuniv.nl\r\nPhone: +31 (0)70 800 9578 /+ 31 (0) 6 46 755 752\r\n \r\nO

Target group

Law students and young professionals with an obvious interest in international criminal law.

Course aim

This two-week intensive course aims at providing an insight into the core topics of international criminal law, and is intended for students who want to deepen their knowledge in international criminal law in a brief period of time. Influential scholars and professionals from various international legal organisations, such as the International Criminal Court and the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia will contribute to this course.

Fee info

EUR 1125: Students. The fee includes lunches, and refreshments, working meterials, a guided walk in The Hague, fieldtrips to the ICC and the ICTY, a visit of a museum, a welcome dinner and a dinner party at the beach.
EUR 1430: professionals. The fee includes lunches, and refreshments, working meterials, a guided walk in The Hague, fieldtrips to the ICC and the ICTY, a visit of a museum, a welcome dinner and a dinner party at the beach.