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21st Specialization Course in International Criminal Law

 “The Changing Landscape of International Justice”

May 23-28, 2022

The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights will organize the 21st Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on ‘The Changing Landscape of International Justice’ between Monday, May 23, and Saturday, May 28, 2022. The course will take place in presence at the headquarters of the Siracusa Institute, located in Siracusa, Italy; online participation will also be allowed. The course will be sponsored by the Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland Galway, the Middlesex University Department of Law (UK), and the International Association of Penal Law (AIDP) with the support of Manriquez, Benavides & Cia. Abogados (Chile).

To be eligible for the course, participants should have a university degree in law, or other relevant education and experience, and be 35 years of age or under. Auditors, who do not fulfil the eligibility criteria, may also be accepted into the course. Thanks to its sponsors, the Institute will offer a limited number of scholarships to applicants from Developing and Less Developed Countries. In consideration of the recent events, as a sign of support from the AIDP and the Siracusa International Institute to the people of Ukraine, the AIDP will offer 3 scholarships to participants in person from Ukraine.

To apply for the Course, please fill out the Application Form. Update of May 10: the last seats are still available. All accepted participants will receive an acceptance letter in due course, with further information on technical details, methods of payment and relevant deadlines.

For further information, please visit the sections below:

General Information

List of Topics


Course Director




Eligibility & Cancellation Policy


Registration Costs & Scholarships


Application Form