From Nuremberg to The Hague (N2H)
Creighton University School of Law is excited to offer two courses for summer study in Nuremberg, Germany. Students enrolled in Creighton's summer abroad program "From Nuremberg to The Hague" will spend July 7 - August 5, 2014 in Germany and The Netherlands with leading faculty exploring the reaches of international criminal law, the impact of the Holocaust on the law, and the prosecution of war criminals and perpetrators of genocide and crimes against humanity.
Set in the Bavarian city that hosted the Nazi war crimes trials after World War II, and is widely regarded as the birthplace of modern international criminal law, students will enrich their classroom learning with frequent field trips to see the traces of Germany's Nazi past, visit former concentration camps, and travel to The Hague, Netherlands, where war criminals are currently being prosecuted in the International Criminal Court, the Special Chambers of the Special Court for Sierra Leone, and the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
Eligibility: Creighton's Nuremberg Summer Program is open to any law student, graduate student, or Junior or Senior undergraduate student. The program yields six (6) credits which are fully transferable. Graduate and undergraduate students are responsible for working with their academic programs to determine how the credits will apply towards their degree. Credits earned by Creighton Law students count toward the Law School's Concentration in International & Comparative Law and also toward the joint J.D./Master's in International Relations degree.
Law and graduate students who enroll in the program must be in good standing and not on probation. Undergraduate students must have a cumulative GPA of 3.3 or higher. Non-Creighton student applicants must submit a letter of good standing from their dean/university, an official transcript, and a faculty letter of recommendation, along with their application forms.
For more information, please click on the links above or contact Professor Michael Kelly, Associate Dean for International Programs, at Creighton University School of Law (email@example.com) / 402-280-3455.
*Photography used by permission from Anna Kovaleva
Creighton University School of Law's Nuremberg to The Hague Summer Abroad Program is co-sponsored by Philipps University - Marburg, Germany, the War Crimes Documentation Center, and the U.S. National Section of the International Association of Penal Law.