30 March 2016

The Hague Academy of International Law
Advanced Course on International Criminal Law 
Special Focus: International Criminal Justice, Migration and Human Trafficking
30 May - 8 June 2016 
Deadline for application: 1 April 2016 

This advanced course, offered by The Hague Academy of International Law in cooperation
with the Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies of Leiden University, provides in-depth understanding, discussion and training in theory and practice of International Criminal Law. 

This year’s session focuses on International Criminal Justice, Migration and Human Trafficking.

Course themes
• The Interplay between Refugee Law, Migration Law and International Criminal Justice
• The Movement of Persons across Borders in International Law
• The Impact of International Criminal Law on Border Control
• Migrant Smuggling
• Slavery and Human Exploitation
• Human Trafficking as a Crime against Humanity
• Trafficking in Human Beings: From International Cooperation in Criminal Matters to International Criminal Courts
• The Link between Organized Crime and International Criminal Law
• Experiences of the European Court of Human Rights

The course is coordinated by Prof. Carsten Stahn, Professor of International Criminal Law and Global Justice at Leiden University. Lectures, seminars and exercises will be given by influential academics and leading professionals from international courts and institutions, including:
• Prof. Guy S. Goodwin Gill, Professor of International Refugee Law, University of Oxford
• Prof. Tom Obokata, Professor of International Law and Human Rights, Keele University
• Prof. Vincent Chetail, Director of the Global Migration Center, the Graduate Institute of
International and Development Studies

• Prof. Jean Allain, Professor of Public International Law, Queen’s University Belfast
• Dr. Anne T. Gallagher, former Adviser on Human Trafficking and Migrant Smuggling to
the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

• Prof. Harmen van der Wilt, Professor of International Criminal Law, University of Amsterdam
• Judge Prof. Wolfgang Schomburg, Professor of International Criminal Law, Durham University
• Dr. Rod Rastan, Legal Adviser in the Office of the Prosecutor of the ICC
• Dr. Guido Aquaviva, Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office – Kosovo
• Prof. Marie-Bénedicte Dembour, Professor of Law and Anthropology, University of Brighton

Application and fees 
The course is targeted towards practitioners who seek to enlarge their vision or discover a
new field of practice and scholars seeking to gain expertise in the application of concepts and norms. To allow high level debate and intensive seminars, a maximum of 40 applicants will be admitted. Tuition fees: € 1500. Deadline for application: 1 April 2016. Applications will be assessed on a rolling basis.

More information and online application on the Grotius Centre Summer Schools website and The Hague Academy of International Law website.

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