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International Criminal Law

January 18, 2017

18th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law

 International and Transnational Crimes

Siracusa, Italy, May 27- June 4, 2018

dedicated to the memory of Professor M. Cherif Bassiouni (1937-2017)

The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights – the new public name adopted by the International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) – will organize the 18th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on ‘International and Transnational Crimes’ in Siracusa from May 27th until June 4th, 2018. The course will be dedicated to the memory of prof. M. Cherif Bassiouni (1937-2017). The course will be sponsored by the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP – France), the University of Palermo Department of Law (Italy), the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland (Galway, Ireland) and the Middlesex University Department of Law (London, UK).

The Siracusa Institute will select 60 participants who should have a university degree, ideally in law or with some studies in law, and be 35 years of age or under. Provision may be made for auditors who do not fulfil these conditions. Furthermore, the Institute will offer 10 scholarships to applicants from Developing and Less Developed Countries.


Please note that all the scholarships have already been assigned. A second round of applications is open until April 27, 2018 only for applicants who do not request a scholarship. Acceptance letters for the second round will be sent out shortly after the deadline for application. Candidates not accepted for the course will be informed accordingly. To apply for the Course, please fill out the Online Application Form.

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