Call for applications to the 20th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law


The Siracusa International Institute for Criminal Justice and Human Rights will organize the 20th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on ‘Human Rights, Criminal Justice and International Law’ (exclusively online) from July 5 until July 9, 2021. 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), the Middlesex University Department of Law (London, UK), the College for Criminal Law Science (CCLS), Beijing Normal University (Beijing, China) and the Manriquez & Benavides Abogados (Chile).

To be eligible for the course, participants should have a university degree in law, or have otherwise conducted some studies in law, be 35 years of age or under, and be fluent in English. Provision may be made for auditors who do not fulfill the eligibility criteria. Furthermore, the Institute will offer a limited number of scholarships to applicants from Developing and Less Developed Countries.

To apply for the Course, please fill out the Online Application Form. The deadline for submitting your application is May 30, 2021. All registered 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 dedicated section of the website.