Online, Germany

Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals

online course
when 31 July 2023 - 11 August 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC

Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2023 – Anglophone Edition
The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is pleased to announce that applications for the
seventh edition of its Nuremberg Summer Academy are now open. Young lawyers, prosecutors,
judges, and academics are invited to apply to the 2023 edition, which will be held online, from 31 July to 11 August 2023.

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. ´
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the programme will be held online. The two-week intensive summer
course will be divided into two parts: (1) live lectures, and (2) guided self-study time via Moodle,
including daily quizzes and assignments. The live sessions will comprise eleven lectures, as well as
group assignments, followed by interactive discussions.

The program will be organised around one main case study. Lectures and self-study time will provide
both an academic and practical perspective of international criminal law, while group assignments and
interactive discussions strengthened the learned skills in practical assignments.

Eligibility criteria
• Applicants should be young professionals with a minimum of three 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.
• Applicants should be proficient in spoken and written English.
• Applicants should have an undergraduate degree in law to be eligible, and a Master’s or PhD
degree in the relevant field as an asset.
• Applicants should possess a basic understanding of international criminal law and/or
international humanitarian law.
• Applicants should be able to participate full time and be available for the entire duration of
the program.

The Nuremberg Academy is holding two editions of its Summer Academy: the Nuremberg Summer
Academy in English and l’Académie d’été de Nuremberg in French. For the Francophone edition,
please find more details on the application process on Nuremberg Academy's website.
Please note that applicants may only apply to one Nuremberg Summer Academy, either the
Anglophone Edition or the Francophone Edition.
Priority will be given to young professionals directly involved in (or likely to be directly involved in) the
investigation or prosecution of core international crimes, and to young professionals from conflict and
post-conflict states. Due consideration will be given to gender balance and equitable geographic

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

How to apply
Interested applicants are kindly requested to fill in the online application form by 17 January 2023 –
midnight CET. Please note that due to the high number of applications only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Shortlisted applicants will be called for an interview in February-March 2023.

Fees and Scholarships
Participants are not required to pay any course fees.

Certificates of attendance will be awarded to participants on the last day of the program. Full time
attendance during the entire program is required in order to receive a certificate.

Further information
Please check the FAQ.

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Target group

Young Professionals

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Credits info

10 EC

Fee info

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No scholarships available, as the programme will be held online.