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A P P L I C AT I O N D E A D L I N E : 2 3 A U G U S T 2 0 1 5

MASTER OF LAWS (LL.M.) IN

INTERNATIONAL CRIME AND JUSTICE

U N I T E D N AT I O N S C A M P U S , T U R I N - I TA L Y

N O V E M B E R 2 0 1 5 - J U L Y 2 0 1 6

2. LL.M. CONTENT

The LL.M. in International Crime and Justice is jointly organized by UNICRI and the Department of Law at the University of Turin (UNITO). It is designed for graduate students and young professionals who seek a deeper understanding of international criminal law and crime prevention instruments, as well as an increased knowledge of the role and function of international organizations and tribunals operating in this area. The LL.M. offers students a combination of academic training and practical experience in an unparalleled setting at

the United Nations Campus in Turin. In particular, the programme aims at providing an in-depth knowledge of the theoretical and practical aspects of international instruments and tools for the prevention and punishment of international and transnational crimes, such as war crimes, crimes against humanity, organized crime and emerging transnational crimes. Students will also engage in up-to-date analysis of the jurisprudence and activities of international criminal tribunals and special courts.

The LL.M. covers the following topics:

International Criminal Law, also in relation to International Humanitarian Law International Criminal Jurisdictions and International Criminal Procedures Comparative Law and Comparative Criminal Law Relationship between International Criminal Law and National Legislation Interstate Co-operation on Criminal Matters Transnational Organized Crime and Transnational Crimes, such as Corruption, Cybercime, Environmental Crime, Terrorism and Trafficking in Persons Forensic Psychology

KEY FACTS

Duration: 1 academic year (9months full time)Enrolment date: 26 October 2015 E-learning phase: 3 November 2015 - 15 January 2016Residential phase in Turin (Italy): 25 January 31 July 2016Time commitment: E-Learning Phase: 150 hours, approximately 15 to 18 hours per week Residential Phase: Compulsory daily attendance for lectures and practical exercises comprising of: 660 hours of lecture; 690 hours of practical exercises and individual/group study sessionsDegree: Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Crime and JusticeUniversity credits: 60 ECTS

1. OVERVIEW

In addition to a number of members of the Scientific Committee, our lecturers are renowned experts, academics and practitioners from the UN System, international criminal tribunals and international courts. The following experts, among others, have been lecturing at the LL.M.:

3. FACULTY

Carmel A. Agius: Judge, Appeals Chamber, International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia and Rwanda; Vice-President, International Criminal Tribunal for the former YugoslaviaFatou Bensouda: Prosecutor, International Criminal CourtLinda Carter: Distinguished Professor of Law, University of the Pacific, McGeorge School of LawLate Antonio Cassese: Former President, Special Tribunal for Lebanon; Former President, International Criminal Tribunal for the former YugoslaviaAntonio Maria Costa: Former Under-Secretary-General, United Nations; Former Executive Director,United Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeKristiina Kangaspunta: Chief, Global Report on Trafficking in Persons Unit, United Nations Office on Drugs and CrimeFiona McKay: Chief, Victims Participation and Reparation Section, International Criminal CourtStaffan de Mistura: Former Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Italy; Former UN Special Representativeof the Secretary General for Afghanistan; Former Head, United Nations Assistance Mission in AfghanistanLuis Moreno Ocampo: Former Prosecutor, International Criminal Court; Visiting Professor,Stanford University and Harvard UniversityErik Mse: Former President, International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda; Judge, European Court of Human RightsWilliam G. ONeill: Programme Director for the Conflict Prevention and Peace Forum, Social Science Research CouncilAlphons Orie: Judge, Trial Chamber, International Criminal Tribunal for the former YugoslaviaFausto Pocar: Appeals Judge and Former President, International Criminal Tribunal for theformer Yugoslavia; President, International Institute of Humanitarian LawKimberly Prost: Head of Legal Advisory Section, Division of Treaty Affairs, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime; Ombudsperson, UN Security Councils Al-Quaeda and Taliban Sanctions CommitteeGuido Raimondi: Vice-President of the European Court of Human RightsRobert Roth: Former Judge, Trial Chamber, Special Tribunal for LebanonWilliam Schabas: Chairman, Irish Centre for Human Rights, National University of Ireland; Chair in International Criminal Law and Human Rights, Leiden Law School; Professor of International Law, Middlesex University, LondonWolfgang Schomburg: Former Judge, Appeals Chamber, International Criminal Tribunals for the former Yugoslavia and Rwanda; Former Judge, Federal Court of Justice of Germany; Honorary Professor of Law, Durham UniversityCornelio Sommaruga: Honorary President, Geneva International Centre for HumanitarianDemining; Former President, International Committee of the Red CrossCuno Jacob Tarfusser: Second Vice-President of the International Criminal CourtLorenzo Vidino: Director, Programme on Extremism, Center for Cyber and Homeland Security, George Washington University

Duration: 1 academic year (9months full time)Enrolment date: 26 October 2015 E-learning phase: 3 November 2015 - 15 January 2016Residential phase in Turin (Italy): 25 January 31 July 2016Time commitment: E-Learning Phase: 150 hours, approximately 15 to 18 hours per week Residential Phase: Compulsory daily attendance for lectures and practical exercises comprising of: 660 hours of lecture; 690 hours of practical exercises and individual/group study sessionsDegree: Master of Laws (LL.M.) in International Crime and JusticeUniversity credits: 60 ECTS

6. FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

5. CAREER GUIDANCE AND PROFESSIONAL ORIENTATION

The LL.M. adopts an interdisciplinary approach integrating theory and practice, and a socratic method of instruction favouring active exchanges between participants, tutors and lecturers. The e-learning phase is designed to facilitate the participation of international students and harmonize their diverse levels of legal knowledge in order to ensure their ability to fully participate in the activities envisaged in the residential phase. The on-campus phase, in fact, offers a combination of specialised academic lectures and practical exercises and

assignments, including mock trials, field exercises, a final moot courts and other activities organized in cooperation with international organizations, NGOs, military training centres and research institutions. Attendance during the residential phase is compulsory and students must meet the minimum designated average. The month of June is, instead, dedicated to the preparation of the final research paper, which shall be presented before the members of the Scientific Committee at the end of the programme.

4. METHODOLOGY

Hold at least a 3-year university degree issued by an internationally recognized university in Law, Political Science, International Relations, Criminology, or other relevant subjects

Be fully proficient in both spoken and written English

As part of the LL.M., students have the possibility to benefit from career guidance and professional development in the UN System that includes, amongst others, individual sessions with representatives of the United Nations Volunteers (UNV) programme.

Tuition fees amount to 7,500 (inclusive of 657 for matriculation fee at the UNITO) and are required to be paid upon confirmation of acceptance by the selected candidate no later than 6 October 2015. A limited number of full and/or partial merit-based scholarships will be awarded by the Scientific Committee with a preference for women and/or candidates from developing countries.

The Members of the Scientific Committee are:

Edoardo Greppi: Professor of International Law, University of Turin; Director of the LL.M. in International Crime and JusticeGianmaria Ajani: Rector, University of Turin; Professor of Comparative Law, University of TurinFabio Armao: Professor of International Relations, University of TurinEnrico Colombatto: Professor of Economics, University of TurinCindy Smith: Director of UNICRIGiuseppina Maddaluno: Head, Training and Advanced Education Unit, UNICRIAlberto Oddenino: Professor of International Law, University of TurinMichele Papa: Professor of Criminal Law and Comparative Criminal Law, University of Florence; Visiting Professor of International and Comparative Criminal Law, Columbia UniversityMarco Pedrazzi: Professor of International Law, University of MilanFausto Pocar: Appeals Judge and Former President, International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia; President, International Institute of Humanitarian LawRoberto Rivello: Judge; Coordinator of the teaching programme of the LL.M. in International Crime and Justice

7. HOW TO APPLY

All applicants must submit a duly filled application form available at www.unicri.it together with the supporting documents listed on the LL.M. webpage. Please note that due to the high number of requests, incomplete applications will not be considered.

The electronic copy of the complete application must be received by the LL.M. Office at [email protected] by 23 August 2015.

Late applications may be considered at the Scientific Committee's discretion. The LL.M. Office will notify each candidate via e-mail about the results of the selection between 21 and 25 September 2015.

8. SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

UNICRI

UNITO

The United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute (UNICRI), was established in 1968. It is mandated to contribute through research, training, field activities and the collection, exchange and dissemination of information, to the formulation and implementation of improved policies in the field of crime prevention and criminal justice. Special focus is paid to the integration of such policies within broader ones for socio-economic change and development, and to the protection of human rights.UNICRIs goals are: to advance understanding of crime-related problems; to foster just and efficient criminal justice systems; to support the respect of international instruments and standards and to facilitate international law enforcement co-operation and judicial assistance. The current priorities include, inter alia, activities related to justice reform, prevention and control of international crimes including terrorism, transnational organized crime, illicit trafficking, counterfeiting, corruption, crimes against the environment and cyber crimes.

Founded in 1404, the University of Turin has grown to become one of the most prestigious colleges in Italy. Current numbers include 70,000 undergraduate students, 1,800 post-graduate and doctoral students, 4,000 faculty members, 12 departments and 70 libraries. The University actively promotes culture, research, innovation and training.The University of Turin prides itself of many distinguished alumni, from Erasmus of Rotterdam in 1506, to many leading 20th Century Italian social and political figures, including two Presidents of the Republic and three Nobel Laureates. Its Faculty of Law was among the first in Italy, established more than six centuries ago. Illustrious former professors of the Law School include Pasquale Stanislao Mancini, Francesco Ruffini, Luigi Einaudi, Gaetano Mosca and Norberto Bobbio.

CONTACT DETAILS

LL.M. Administrative Office e-mail: [email protected]

tel: +39 011 6537 157/156/111www.unicri.it

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