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Programme Structure

The master's programme "International Criminal Justice (Law, History, Politics)" consists of the following compulsory and elective modules:

  • Introduction to Legal Science
  • Introduction to Historical Research
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Principles of International Criminal Law
  • Advanced Topics in International Criminal Law and Procedure
  • History and Politics
  • Genocide (Interdisciplinary Approaches)
  • Crimes against Humanity (Interdisciplinary Approaches)
  • War Crimes (Interdisciplinary Approaches)
  • Aggression (Interdisciplinary Approaches)
  • Transitional Justice
  • International Humanitarian Law & Human Rights
  • CriminologyCurrent and Critical Issues
  • Practical Experience
  • Master-Thesis and Defence

Students can also opt for elective courses up to 18 ECTS points from other Master`s Programmes of the Philipps-University in Marburg, as well as for the courses offered by its Centre for Gender Studies.