Mission Statement

Mission Statement

of the International Nuremberg Principles Academy

defined by its Advisory Council


The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) is dedicated to the promotion of international criminal justice 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.

The Nuremberg Academy promotes sustainable peace through justice, the Nuremberg Principles and the rule of law, by supporting worldwide enforcement of international criminal law, furthering knowledge, and building capacities of those involved in the judicial process in relation to these crimes.