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The International Nuremberg Principles Academy

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. 

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The Annual Nuremberg Forum 2016

The Nuremberg Academy´s Second Annual Forum commemorates the adoption of the seven Nuremberg Principles by the United Nations General Assembly in 1946 that now forms the bedrock of modern international criminal law and justice.

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Latest News

Professor Thomas Buergenthal receives Order of Merit 24.02.2017

In a festive ceremony at the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Washington on Thursday, 23 February, Ambassador Peter Wittig bestowed on Prof. Thomas Buergenthal the Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit on behalf of the German Federal President Joachim Gauck. Profesor Buergenthal...

New Publication Alert! 24.01.2017

Our second major publication is now available. The “Nuremberg Principles in Non-western Societies: A Reflection on their Universality, Legitimacy and Application” is a collection of contributions following a conference organized by the Nuremberg Academy honouring the 70th Anniversary of the Verdict...

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Nuremberg Moot Court 2017 26.07. – 29.07.2017

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy and the Friedrich-Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg proudly present the annual Nuremberg Moot Court, taking place on 26-29 July 2017. The Nuremberg Moot Court invites participants from across the globe to argue a fictitious international criminal...

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