International Insitute of Highers Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC), Siracusa, Italy
14th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law on 'Assessing the Effectiveness of International Criminal Law in the Prevention and Control of Transnational and International Crimes'
18 - 28 May 2014, Siracusa, Italy
Deadline for application: 20 March 2014
The International Institute of Higher Studies in Criminal Sciences (ISISC) is an Italian not-for-profit foundation dedicated to education, training and research in the fields of international and comparative criminal justice and human rights. For 40 years, ISISC has been a major contributor to the development of more effective criminal justice systems worldwide, and in the strengthening of respect for human rights and the Rule of Law.
ISISC will organize the 14th Specialization Course in International Criminal Law for Young Penalists on ‘Assessing the Effectiveness of International Criminal Law in the Prevention and Control of Transnational and International Crimes’.
The course will be sponsored by the Johns Hopkins University, School of Advanced International Studies (USA), 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) and the Association Internationale de Droit Pénal (AIDP - France).
ISISC will select 60 participants who should have at a minimum a first degree in law, having graduated in the last eight years (between 2004 - 2014), and be 35 years of age or under.
Furthermore, the Institute will offer 10 scholarships to applicants from Developing and Less Developed Countries. The scholarships cover accommodation costs in half board, ground transportation from/to Catania airport and academic materials (travel costs not included).
How to apply
To apply for the course, please fill in the online application form. The deadline for submitting applications is 20 March 2014.