Program Details

The Hague is a site of major organizations involved in international criminal jurisprudence, including the International Criminal Court and the World Court, along with other major organizations such as the Peace Palace, The Hague Academy of International
Location:
Den Haag, Netherlands
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Study international justice in this two-week seminar. Students observe actual proceedings of the Tribunal, and participate in seminar discussions with prosecutors, investigators, defense lawyers, and judges. Also includes visits to the International Criminal Court and the International Court of Justice.

The Hague is a site of major organizations involved in international criminal jurisprudence, including the International Criminal Court and the World Court, along with other major organizations such as the Peace Palace, The Hague Academy of International Law, and many others. Santa Clara's program will include visits to such sites.

This two-week seminar at the International Criminal Court and International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia allows students to spend extended periods observing actual proceedings of the Tribunal. Procedure and trial tactics are analyzed, giving students an opportunity of a lifetime to learn about criminal justice, trial advocacy, and comparative and international law.
Setting Description:
The Hague, where the ICTY is located, is the seat of the government of the Netherlands. The site of major organizations involved in international criminal jurisprudence, including the International Criminal Court and the World Court, as well as other major organizations such as the Peace Palace, the Hague Academy of International Law, and many others, The Hague has been called the “legal capital of the world.” Santa Clara’s program will include visits to such sites. The Hague is immediately adjacent to the North Sea. Beach resort communities are a ten – minute tram ride from the ICTY. The Hague is but an hour by train to Amsterdam, and a short tram ride to the beautiful town of Delft. The central location also allows easy travel throughout Western Europe.
Cost:
$1000 per unit

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