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030105 SE International Criminal Justice (2020S)

(for undergraduade and graduade students)

4.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 3 - Rechtswissenschaften
Continuous assessment of course work

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Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 20 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Information for registration:
Please pre-register for the seminar via U:SPACE and attend the preliminary meeting.
Preference is given to students who have passed their final exam in criminal law and criminal procedure. Further assets are knowledge in international law and / or human rights. The decision who can participate in the seminar will be taken in the preliminary meeting.

Wednesday 11.03. 16:00 - 17:30 Seminarraum SEM63 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG (Kickoff Class)
Thursday 02.04. 14:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM63 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 6.OG
Thursday 28.05. 09:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Friday 29.05. 09:00 - 17:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG
Saturday 30.05. 09:00 - 12:00 Seminarraum SEM44 Schottenbastei 10-16, Juridicum 4.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar covers different aspects of international criminal law. It includes a visit to the United Nations Office in Vienna either on the 28 or 29 May 2020.

Assessment and permitted materials

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Students have to
- write a seminar paper (50.000 characters text including footnotes and blanks, in case of PhD students a shorter paper will be accepted) on a specific topic (makes 50% of the final grade),
- present their paper in an oral speech (max. 15 minutes) and take part in the discussions (50% of the final grade).
The mid-term meeting in April shall give the students the possibility to discuss their preliminary research results with the professors. Apart from that, a tutor will be assigned to every student for guidance.
The seminar papers have to be handed in until 24 May 2020 via upload on Moodle.
Participation in the preliminary meeting, mid-term meeting and final session is obligatory.
Erasmus students may obtain altogether 8 ECTS when handing in a seminar paper of 50.000 characters text including footnotes and blanks.

Examination topics

International criminal law

Reading list

Association in the course directory

Last modified: Mo 07.09.2020 15:19