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.