International Criminal Law Lectures at Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg


On invitation of Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Eduardo Toledo and Dr. Salim Amin of the Nuremberg Academy lectured in the Human Rights Master Program. The online lectures were part of the International Criminal Law module directed by Dr. Gurgen Petrossian of the International Criminal Law Research Unit.

On 9 June 2020, Eduardo Toledo, Senior Officer for International Criminal Law, gave a lecture on “International Criminal Law: General Part”. The topics covered included the objective structure of international crimes, the mental element, modes of liability, and grounds for excluding criminal responsibility.

On 7 July 2020, Dr. Salim Amin, Project Officer, delivered a lecture on “The Independence of Courts and Judges”. The lecture provided a comparative overview of the independence of courts and judges in Islamic law and international criminal law. The session covered, inter alia, institutional legal personality, appointment of judges, financial independence, judicial term of office, removal of judges, and disciplinary measures with a focus on the International Criminal Court as well as traditional Islamic judicial institutions.