Summer programmes

Experience, engage & explore:

  • Experience the practical element of international law during programme-related study visits
  • Engage with top-level speakers and participants from diverse professional backgrounds (i.e. academics, diplomats, lawyers, policy-makers etc.) 
  • Explore The Hague - the City of Peace and Justice!

Study international law in The Hague, City of Peace and Justice

The T.M.C. Asser Instituut has a long-standing experience in delivering postgraduate training programmes and disseminating knowledge in the field of international law. Together with partners from complementary fields, the institute delivers unique summer programmes in different areas of international law.  

17th Annual Summer Law Programme on International Criminal Law and International Legal & Comparative Approaches to Counter-Terrorism
09 May - 23 June 2023

Are you interested in international criminal law and the legal aspects of counter-terrorism? Then register now for the 17th Annual Summer Law Programme on International Criminal Law and International Legal & Comparative Approaches to Counter-Terrorism, co-organised with the War Crimes Research Office of American University’s Washington College of Law.

In this unique training programme, selected students from top US law colleges and universities will learn from internationally renowned legal practitioners and scholars. Additional places are available to other interested law students and professionals who wish to learn more about international criminal law and legal aspects of counter-terrorism. 

[Summer programme] Sport and human rights
27 - 30 June 2023

Join us for our unique training programme on ‘Sport and human rights’ jointly organised by the Centre for Sport and Human Rights and the Asser Institute and hosted by FIFPRO. After the success of the first edition in 2022 the programme returns, focusing on the link between the sport and human rights and zooming in on a number of challenges underlying this link, such as the human rights impacts of day-to-day sports, the normative framework and applicability of the UNGPs in the sporting context, the rights of athletes, gender and sports, remedies for sport-related human rights harms, and more. Register now.

[Advanced summer programme] Terrorism, counter-terrorism and the rule of law
28 August - 01 September 2023

From 28 August – 1 September 2023, the T.M.C. Asser Instituut and the International Centre for Counter-Terrorism will host the thirteenth Advanced summer programme on terrorism, counter-terrorism and the rule of law. In this thought-provoking summer training programme you will focus on the international and domestic legal aspects of countering terrorism and violent extremism, in inspiring and interactive classes by leading academics and practitioners in the field. ​

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