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The International Nuremberg Principles Academy

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) is dedicated to the advancement of international criminal law 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 recognised international core crimes: genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and the crime of aggression. 

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Event in Memory of Judge Thomas Buergenthal

Event in Memory of Judge Thomas Buergenthal on 21 November 2023 in Courtroom 600

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Nuremberg Academy Lecture – Prof. William Schabas

Nuremberg Academy Lecture 2024: William Schabas

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Applications for the Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2024 are open

5 August to 16 August 2024 anglophone edition

19 August to 30 September 2024 francophone edition

The Summer Academy 2024 will take place online. Application deadline is 26 January 2024.

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The Nuremberg Forum 2023

The videos of the Nuremberg Forum 2023 are now online.  

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Latest News


Students from Hochschule Heilbronn Visited the Nuremberg Academy

Professor Dr Raphaela Henze and a group of 15 students of cultural management from Hochschule Heilbronn visited the Nuremberg Academy on 30 November 2023. The group had particular interest in how to present the topic of the Holocaust and the Nuremberg Trials in a “museum-like” way. In this regard,...


Webinar for Ukrainian Judges

The Nuremberg Academy and the National School of Judges of Ukraine co-organised on 22 November 2023 a pivotal webinar focusing on the adjudication of war crimes in Ukraine and Germany. Distinguished speakers included German judges from the Federal Court of Justice and the Higher Regional Court of...
Thomas Buergenthal‘s memoir in German „Ein Glückskind“ (engl. „A Lucky Child“)


Event in Memory of Judge Thomas Buergenthal

On 21 November 2023, the Nuremberg Academy held an event in honour and memory of Holocaust survivor and law professor Judge Thomas Buergenthal, who passed away in May 2023. In Courtroom 600 of the Nuremberg Palace of Justice, speakers and guests paid tribute to the life and work of Judge...

Upcoming Events


Nuremberg Academy Lecture 2024 – William Schabas

We are pleased to announce and to invite you to the third lecture within the Nuremberg Academy Lectures. Professor William Schabas, Middlesex University, an eminent scholar on international law and a world-leading expert on the crime of genocide will give a lecture at the historic Courtroom 600 of...

24.07. – 27.07.2024

Nuremberg Moot Court 2024

The Nuremberg Moot Court is organised each year by the International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the International Criminal Law Research Unit at the Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg. The Nuremberg Moot Court 2024 will be held in-person in Nuremberg, Germany from 24 to 27 July...

05.08. – 16.08.2024

Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals 2024

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is pleased to announce the upcoming anglophone and francophone editions of the Nuremberg Summer Academy for Young Professionals which will be held online from 5 to 16 August 2024 and 19 to 30 August 2024 respectively. Each year, the Nuremberg Summer...

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    The International Nuremberg Principles Academy intends to conclude a framework agreement for the provision of event technology and corresponding technical support for events.