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Summer School on International Criminal Court, 24-28 June 2019, Ireland

Publish Date: Jan 11, 2019

Deadline: Jun 01, 2019

Event Dates: from Jun 24, 2019 12:00 to Jun 28, 2019 12:00

Summer School on the International Criminal Court

24 - 28 June 2019, NUI Galway, Ireland 

The annual International Criminal Court Summer School at the Irish Centre for Human Rights takes place from 24-28 June 2019. This is the premier summer school specialising on the International Criminal Court and in which participants attend a series of intensive lectures and events over five days. The lectures are given by leading academics on the subject as well as by legal professionals working at the International Criminal Court. The interactive and stimulating course is particularly suited to postgraduate students, legal professionals, scholars, and NGO workers. Participants are provided with a detailed working knowledge of the establishment of the Court, its structures and operations, and the applicable law. Lectures also speak to related issues in international criminal law, including the application and interpretation of the core crimes of genocide, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and aggression, the exercise of jurisdiction, defences, fair trial rights, and procedure and evidence before the Court. This year will mark the 20th Anniversary of the ICC Summer School and will be marked by a number of special events. 

Early Bird Registration

Early bird registration fee: 400 euro. Closing date for early bird registration: 1 April 2019.

Registration fee after 1 April 2018: 450 euro. Closing date for registration: 1 June 2019.

The registration fee includes all conference materials, all lunches and refreshments, a social activity and a closing dinner. The registration fee also includes a complimentary copy of Professor William Schabas' book 'An Introduction to the International Criminal Court'.


A limited number of scholarships are available, with preference being given to students from developing countries. The scholarships will cover the Summer School fee, accommodation, breakfast, lunch, social activities, and course materials. Flights and transport to the summer school are not covered by the scholarship.


Professor William Schabas (Irish Centre for Human Rights/Middlesex University);

Dr Fabricio Guariglia (Office of the Prosecutor, International Criminal Court);

Professor Megan A. Fairlie (Florida International University);

Professor Ray Murphy (Irish Centre for Human Rights);

Dr Rod Rastan (Office of the Prosecutor at the International Criminal Court);

Professor Donald M. Ferencz (Middlesex University);

Dr. Noelle Quenivet (University of the West of England);

Dr Nadia Bernaz (Middlesex University);

Dr Noelle Higgins (Maynooth University);

Dr Shane Darcy (Irish Centre for Human Rights).

Registration will open early February 2019

Conditions of Registration

Delegates are expected to insure themselves against theft, loss, accidents and damage or medical expenses that may arise. The organizing committee does not accept responsibility for any of the above.


All payments must be done by Visa or MasterCard credit card.

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