The Registration will be made directly and virtually, on the website of the Foundation of the Universitat Rovira i Virgili from March 2018.

At the time of the pre-registration, the candidate will pay an amount of 100 euros. This amount guarantees the preservation of your place as a student of the Master. Likewise, you will become an individual member of the International Criminal Bar during the two year period of the Master's Degree (which means a 50% reduction in the fee). If the enrollment with the Rovira i Virgili University does not materialize, you can renounce to your membership and obtain a refund of the paid fee.

The information here presented may be subject to specific modifications.



The course is pending of the final approval by the Universitat Rovira i Virgili. The information here presented is provisional and may be subject to specific modifications.

In compliance with the provisions of Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, Protection of Personal Data ("LOPD") and Royal Decree 1720/2007, of December 21, which approves the Regulation of Development of the Organic Law 15/1999, of December 13, of protection of personal data ("RDLOPD"), the Company informs that the access and use of the website does not imply a collection of personal data of the User by the Society. However, the data voluntarily provided by the User will be incorporated for processing into a file duly registered, owned by the Company, with the purpose of processing the registration in the Master by the User, as well as sending commercial or advertising information via ordinary or electronic to its users about services that may be of interest to you.

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ECTS Credits. 1 ECTS Credit (European Credit Transfer System) is equivalent to 25 hours of student work that amount to 10 hours of teaching.

Total: 600 hours of teaching.


This year, a maximum of 30 students will be accepted in the Master, in order to guarantee the quality of the same.


5.000 Euros.


From 17th of September 2018 to 30th of September 2019.

A period of presentation and defense of the Final Project (TFM) (September 2019).


The first edition will be taught in Spanish, but all students have to be able to work with documents in English (level B1). The second edition will be activated, in parallel to the course in Spanish, exclusively in English.


Virtual Master. The only on-site classes will be given in the final practices (2/3 week stay in Tarragona / The Hague), but with an option -exceptional- of exemption which will be replaced by other activities.


Mainly intended for lawyers, -especially those who already are in practice-, interested in obtaining a high level of training in the field of International Criminal Law as well as in related subjects such as international protection of Human Rights or International Humanitarian Law. Exceptionally, the Academic Committee may admit students with other degrees that demonstrate knowledge and / or experience in International Criminal Justice.


Graduate Degree or Law Degree. All the students of the master must have at least level B2.1 in English (the same level of French is recommended). 

The Master in International Criminal Justice, promoted and organized by the International Criminal Bar (BPI-ICB) presents its first edition taught as Own Title of the Foundation of the Rovira i Virgili University, the public university of Tarragona (Spain), with professors from various European and American universities. 

  • It is a professional Master, not oriented to doctoral research. Its itinerary seeks the highest professional training in the internal and international areas of the International Criminal Justice.
  • The teaching is virtual, only nuanced with a period of 2 weeks of practical training in Tarragona and The Hague, with work sessions in the main institutions of international justice. Exceptionally, and with the consideration of the Academic Committee, this period will be validated by accredited comparable activities.
  • The master has a teaching load of 60 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) which is equivalent to 600 hours of work. Each credit is equivalent to 25 hours of student work. The evaluation is continuous, thus promoting the progress and the high acquisition of knowledge and skills of the students.
  • The Master has been rigorously designed with a balanced distribution of work, to make it compatible with professional life, organized in three quarters, from April 2018 to May 2019, with a period of two weeks of practices in the field, in June 2019 and the defense of the Final Work in September 2019.
  • The first edition is aimed at a small number of students (maximum of 30) to guarantee the best teaching quality, personal tutoring, personal work, and a high acquisition of knowledge and skills by the student. The selection of the students will be made by the Academic Commission on the basis of the academic and professional curriculums of the candidates.
  • Conditions of access: The Master is designed for law graduates, although, exceptionally, the Academic Committee may admit students with other qualifications that demonstrate knowledge and / or experience in International Criminal Justice.
  • This first edition will be taught in Spanish, but all students must demonstrate sufficient skills to work with texts and documents in English (level B2.1)
  • The professors selected in various European and American universities include a select group of academic experts in the field, as well as personnel at the service of international legal institutions.