No plans for the summer? How about our summer school?

The fifth edition of the CICJ summer school on International Criminal Justice will take place from Saturday 30 June to Friday 13 July 2018. The Summer School on International Criminal Justice aims to create a better understanding of the complex nature of international crimes, its perpetrators and the reaction by the international community. By taking an interdisciplinary approach, you examine the juridical…

Master students start working on CICJ Research Lab projects

This year, CICJ has recruited eight students from the master programme on International Crimes and Criminology to assist in academic research that is carried out at the Center in the context of the CICJ Research Lab. They are Eszter Boldis, Marieke Bremmers, Laura Jiminez, Andrew Kennedy, Xiao Mao, Zoi Pisourika, Rebecca Pol and Indigo Uriz Martinez.…

Training for Rwandan criminal justice professionals

From 7 to 16 November 2017, 20 Rwandan professionals – working in different branches of the criminal justice sector – will visit VU University Amsterdam and CICJ for a comprehensive training on ‘Fair trials rights within the national and international legal framework and jurisprudence’. The objective of this training is to ascertain that fair trial…

CICJ summer school kicks off!

On Monday 10 July, the summer school on International Criminal Justice kicked off. For the fourth time, the CICJ welcomes some 25 students with very diverse backgrounds. The Summer School on International Criminal Justice aims to create a better understanding of the complex nature of international crimes, its perpetrators and the reaction by the international community. By taking an…

VU participates in ICC Moot Court Competition

For the first time, master students from VU University Amsterdam participated in the ICC Moot Court Competition. The team was formed by: Sofia Cosssar and Karlijn Arts (both students of the Law & Politics of International Security master), Stephanie Schilder (Criminal Law master), Ana Martin (International Crimes & Crimiology master) and Eva de Jong (Private Law…