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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 recognized international core crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression. 

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“Is the Future of International Criminal Law Domestic?”

12–14 May
International Conference organised together with the Genocide Network Secretariat hosted by Eurojust
The programme is now available!

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Visit by Student Group from Finland

A group of students from Finnish Åbo Academy University visited the Nuremberg Academy on 30 March 2022. The visit represented one station of their study trip to Nuremberg. Director Klaus Rackwitz presented the Academy and its work to the students who specialise in international law, political...

Upcoming Events

01.07. – 15.07.2022

Nuremberg Moot Court 2022

The Nuremberg Moot Court is organized 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 2022 will be held as on online event from 01 to 15 July 2022...

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Job Offers and Calls for Tenders

  • Roster of consultants and experts

    The International Nuremberg Principles Academy maintains a roster of experts in key areas relevant to its mandate and core functions. The roster is currently under assessment. Applications are temporarily suspended. Please subscribe to our Newsletter to be informed about the next call for applications.

  • Internship Programm

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the International Nuremberg Principles Academy is currently not offering any internships. Please check our website regularly for any changes.