8th Summer School

The 8th summer school "Transnational Criminal Justice" will take place at the Humboldt University from 17 June to 9 July 2016. The opening speech will be held by Nigerian ICC judge Eboe Osuji on 20 June, 10-12 am at Senatssaal, Unter den Linden 6.

More speakers of the summer school you can find here.


New article

The short article "Africa, the African Union and the International Criminal Court: Irreparable Fissures?" by Marshet Tadesse Tessema and Dr. Marlen Vesper-Gräske was published in the FICHL Policy Brief Series No. 56 (2016) and is also part of the ICC Legal Tools Database .


Film about the LLM Programme

A film about the LLM Programme is now available on the African-Excellence-Homepage. Click here to watch the film.
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to the South African-German Centre
for Transnational Criminal Justice
Short Film

About the Summer School of the
South African-German Centre

ICC Judge Monageng at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

ICC Judge Fernández de Gurmendi at UWC


The LLM and PhD programme "Transnational Criminal Justice and Crime Prevention – An International and African Perspective" is housed in the "South African-German Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice" established at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in 2008 in Bellville/Cape Town.

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Each year, a summer school is held in Berlin for three weeks during the South African winter break in June and July. It is hosted by Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and offers an interdisciplinary forum for students in the programme, students of Humboldt-Universität and legal experts.

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Out of all applications, up to 15 students are eligible for a scholarship that will cover tuition fees as well as travel and living costs. A seperate application for the scholarship is not necessary. 

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