Education & Events
The T.M.C. Asser Instituut is a leading and authoritative provider of executive and postgraduate education. Utilising our collective knowledge and skills and the power of partnership we create unique and highly relevant programmes on a variety of subjects and levels for a diverse range of individuals (including judges, prosecutors, legislators, civil servants, diplomats, lawyers and students) operating in the judicial sector.
The breadth of Asser’s training programmes ranges from capacity building to interdisciplinary knowledge development for professionals to contributing to curricula of international universities’ law degree programmes. Our staff is experienced in identifying needs and designing and organising (tailor-made) effective training programmes, conferences, seminars, workshops, meetings and other academic and/or educational gatherings.
Upcoming knowledge dissemination activities include, for example:
- Summer Programme on Terrorism, Countering Terrorism and the Rule of Law
This Advanced summer programme on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the rule of law is coming back for the 9th time to bring together experts, academics and policy makers from around the world working in the field of counter-terrorism. The summer programme takes place at the Asser Institute (26-30 August 2019).
- Training programme on disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
The OPCW and Asser Institute will host the 10th training programme on disarmament and non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction. During this intensive week, participants will be provided with a comprehensive overview of non-proliferation and disarmament efforts regarding Weapons of Mass Destruction. The programme content is delivered by a group of experienced and internationally renowned experts and diplomats in the fields of international law, security and related disciplines. The training programme takes place at the Asser Institute (30 September - 4 October 2019).
Previous events included:
- Summer Programme on International Lawyering in a Public Interest
At the International lawyering in a public interest summer programme, we brought together leaders in practice, including advocates, activists, academics and members of NGOs, to discuss questions of cutting-edge legal techniques, how to find funding, how to identify causes for advocacy, how to start up your practice, and more. The summer programme took place at the Asser Institute (8-12 July 2019).
- Doing Business Right Winter Academy - The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights: From Theory to Practice
The Asser Institute held its 2nd Doing Business Right Winter Academy at the Asser Institute (28 January - 1 February 2019). The academy is an educational programme dedicated to the growing field of business and human rights.
- Winter Academy on Artificial Intelligence and International Law
The Asser Institute offered a new Winter Academy on Artificial Intelligence and International Law (11-15 February 2019). Over the course of one week, this innovative training programme provided insights into current and future issues raised by artificial intelligence from the perspective of international law.
Check the calendar of events.
Telephone:+31 (0)70 3420 319
Telephone: +31 (0)70 3420 319