Applications are invited for the Fully Funded Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals taking place in Nuremberg, Germany, from 6 to 17 August 2018. The participants will include young prosecutors, judges, magistrates and academics, from different conflict and post-conflict countries.

The Nuremberg Summer Academy provides young professionals an invaluable opportunity and stimulating learning experience to acquire or deepen their knowledge of substantive and procedural aspects of international criminal law. Facilitated by leading international experts and practitioners, the participants will acquire practical knowledge on all aspects relating to the investigation, prosecution and adjudication of core international crimes. They will also have the opportunity to participate in study visits to the Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, the Documentation Center Nazi Party Rally Grounds, the Memorium Nuremberg Trials and the historic Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice in Nuremberg.

Host Country:
  • Germany
Host Institution:
  • Nuremberg Summer Academy
Program Location:
  • Nuremberg
Program Duration:
  • 12 Days
Program Dates:
  1. 6 to 17 August 2018

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Scholarship Value:
  • The International Nuremberg Principles Academy will provide scholarships to selected applicants covering all costs including visa expenses, flights, travel insurance, full board and lodging, daily allowance, field trips, and transportation.
Eligibility Criteria:
  • 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 (prosecutors, judges, investigating magistrates) or be working on research projects or teaching in the field (academics).
  • Applicants should have a Master degree in the relevant field.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is required.
Required Documents:
  • Cover Letter (2 Pages maximum)
  • CV
How to Apply:

Please send complete applications, including a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and a CV, directly via email (subject line: “Nuremberg Summer Academy 2018 application”) to Kiran Menon ( by 8 April 2018.

Selection Procedure:

The Nuremberg Academy will select participants based on the quality of their application and due consideration given to gender balance and equitable geographic representation. Participants will be selected based on the written application and a Skype interview. Priority is to 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.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline:
  • 8 April 2018.


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