Short Courses

Professionals who are not enrolled in the Executive Master can take short courses to deepen their expertise in a specific issue. Attending these courses enables participants to draw from the comprehensive expertise of the faculty, meet key experts and practitioners and interact with Executive Master candidates. Each course consists of five weekly classes held on Thursday evening and/or Friday afternoon.

Afghanistan, Parwan detention facility Short Courses

The Repression of Terrorism: Issues and Debates

16 February - 10 March 2017

The course analyzes issues related to the fight against terrorism from a criminal law perspective.

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North Kivu province, Kitchanga downtown. The insanitary conditions next to the market worsens the situation of the residents affected by the recent violence. Short Courses

The Interplay between International Humanitarian Law and Human Rights

16-31 March 2017

This course focuses on the interplay between international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights law (HRL). Key issues such as the application of human rights in armed conflicts, the extraterritorial application of HRL and the different theories pertaining to the interplay between IHL and HRL, including in particular the lex specialis maxim, are addressed.

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UN Mission patrols disputed area in Sudan Short Courses

Peacebuilding in Post-Conflict and Fragile Situations

6 April - 4 May 2017

This course provides a concise and systematic treatment of the peacebuilding process in post-conflict and fragile situations.

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ICC Trial Chamber VIII declares Mr Al Mahdi guilty of the war crime of attacking historic and religious buildings in Timbuktu and sentences him to nine years’ imprisonment Short Courses

The International Criminal Court

21 April - 19 May 2017

This course examines the role and activities of the ICC. It addresses questions related to its jurisdiction, structures and procedural regime and provides an introduction to the major debates about interpretation of the ICC Statute.

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Syria, Old city of Aleppo. Destructed houses situated next to the frontline stand side by side alongside intact houses full of occupants just a few meters away from the frontline Short Courses

The Classification of Armed Conflicts

27 April - 1 June 2017

This course aims to study, in depth, an emblematic example of the complexity of international humanitarian law and the challenges it raises: the classification of armed conflicts.

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Our teaching enables specialists to apply legal frameworks to complex situations and challenging processes.

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Executive Education

We provide training and short courses for professionals who want to deepen their expertise in a specific issue.

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Research

Our research examines issues that are under-explored, need clarification, or are unconventional, experimental or challenging.

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Events

Our events provide a critical and scholarly forum for experts and practitioners to debate topical humanitarian, human rights and transitional justice issues.

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