Nuremberg, Germany

Nuremberg Summer Academy on International Criminal Law

when 6 July 2020 - 17 July 2020
language English
duration 2 weeks

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is pleased to announce its sixth edition of the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals, which will take place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 6 to 17 July 2020. Participants will include young lawyers, prosecutors, judges, and academics.

Each year, the Nuremberg Summer Academy, a two-week intensive summer course, provides young professionals with an invaluable opportunity and stimulating learning experience to acquire or deepen their knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law.

Guided by leading international experts and practitioners, the participants will acquire practical knowledge on the investigation, prosecution, and adjudication of core international crimes. They will also have the opportunity to participate in study visits to the historic Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, the Memorium Nuremberg Trials, the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds, and the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site.

The Nuremberg Summer Academy is a flagship program of the Nuremberg Academy, fulfilling its mandate to promote tailored training programs aimed at building capacities and strengthening institutions at the national level to investigate and prosecute international crimes.

Target group

Eligibility criteria

Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in law and a Master’s degree in the relevant field.
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 working as prosecutors, judges, lawyers or other legal professionals or working on research projects or teaching international criminal law or other relevant disciplines at accredited universities.
Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.
Full time participation and availability for the entire duration of the program are required.

Fee info

EUR 0: Participants are not required to pay any course fees.


The International Nuremberg Principles Academy provides full scholarships to all participants selected amongst the applicants. Scholarships cover all costs including, visa expenses, flights, travel insurance, full board and lodging, daily allowance, field