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The International Nuremberg Principles Academy

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) is dedicated to the advancement of international criminal law and human rights. It is located in Nuremberg, the birthplace of modern international criminal law. Conscious of this historic heritage, the Nuremberg Academy supports the fight against impunity for universally recognised international core crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression. 

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Nuremberg Academy Lecture – Prof. William Schabas

Nuremberg Academy Lecture 2024: William Schabas

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Press Release – Programme Review 2024

Thematic Focus and Events of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy in 2024

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Call for Applications: Adamas Residencies 2024 / Appel à Candidatures : Résidences Adamas 2024

Apply now for the European research residencies in law “Adamas Residencies”. Send your application by 31 May 2024. /
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pour les résidences de recherche européennes en droit « Résidences Adamas ». Envoyez votre candidature au plus tard le 31 mai 2024.

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Latest News


Memorial Event in Honour of Benjamin B. Ferencz

A very special day commemorating the life and work of Benjamin “Ben” Ferencz, the last living Prosecutor of the Nuremberg Trials, took place in the Nuremberg Palace of Justice on 10 April 2024. The Nuremberg Academy actively participated in the memorial event by way of organising two workshops that...


The Nuremberg Academy met President of the ICC Judge Tomoko Akane

Director Professor Christoph Safferling met with the recently elected President of the International Criminal Court (ICC or the Court), Judge Tomoko Akane, on 27 March 2024. ICC Presidency External Relations Advisor Matthias Hellman, Senior Officer Dr Gurgen Petrossian and Project Officer Dr Pablo...


Nuremberg Academy hosted a Workshop in The Hague

The Nuremberg Academy hosted a workshop with renowned experts in the field of international criminal law at the premises of The Hague Humanity Hub, on 27 March 2024. The meeting focused on the length of proceedings at the International Criminal Court (ICC), a topic of special interest to the...

Upcoming Events


Nuremberg Academy Lecture 2024 – William Schabas

We are pleased to announce and to invite you to the third lecture within the Nuremberg Academy Lectures entitled "Enigmas of the Genocide Convention: 75 years after its adoption, puzzles remain". Professor William Schabas, Middlesex University, an eminent scholar on international law and a...

24.07. – 27.07.2024

Nuremberg Moot Court 2024

The Nuremberg Moot Court is organised each year by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the International Criminal Law Research Unit at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. The Nuremberg Moot Court 2024 will be held in-person in Nuremberg, Germany from 24 to 27 July...

05.08. – 16.08.2024

Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2024

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is pleased to announce the upcoming anglophone and francophone editions of the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals which will be held online from 5 to 16 August 2024 and 19 to 30 August 2024 respectively. Each year, the Nuremberg Summer...

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  • Internship Programme

    The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is offering three-month legal internships.