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International Criminal Court Summer School (Galway, 8-11 June 2021)

NUI Galway’s Irish Centre for Human Rights offers 20 free places for the International Criminal Court Summer School available to students across the ENLIGHT Network.

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights will take place from 8-11 June 2021. This is the premier summer school specialising on the International Criminal Court and in which participants follow a series of intensive lectures and events over several days.

The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject as well as by legal professionals, including those working at the International Criminal Court. The interactive and stimulating course is particularly suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, scholars and those working for non-governmental and intergovernmental organisations.

Participants will gain knowledge of the Court’s structures and operations, its jurisdiction and applicable laws. Lectures will address the core crimes, including of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and aggression, the exercise of the Court’s jurisdiction, defences, procedure and evidence and the participation of victims in proceedings.

This year’s Summer School will take place online in line with the restrictions associated with Covid-19. Daily sessions will run live from 9:30am until 3:30pm.

Registration is now open, with a fee of €75. There is no fee for students of the National University of Ireland Galway and there are 20 free places reserved for ENLIGHT Network students, students from ENLIGHT institutions please e-mail This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to request a code to facilitate free registration).

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