The International Nuremberg Principles Academy
The International Nuremberg Principles Academy (Nuremberg Academy) is a foundation dedicated to the advancement of international criminal law and related human rights. It is located in Nuremberg, the birthplace of modern international criminal law. Conscious of this historic heritage, its main fields of activity include providing a forum for dialogue by convening international conferences and expert meetings, conducting interdisciplinary and applied research, engaging in specialised capacity building for practitioners of international criminal law and human rights education. The Nuremberg Academy upholds the Nuremberg Principles and the rule of law with a vision of sustainable peace through justice, furthering knowledge and building capacities of those involved in the judicial process in relation to core international crimes. The Nuremberg Academy was established by the Federal Republic of Germany, the Free State of Bavaria and the City of Nuremberg.
The International Criminal Law Research Unit at Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg (ICLU)
Professor Safferling and his team have a variety of research interests. Besides matters of criminal law and criminal procedure, these are in particular, European and international criminal law and the history of criminal law. There is also a specific interest in current criminal law developments in the field of cyber and computer crime.
An important part of ICLU’s work consists of research in international criminal law. The Research Unit not only follows current developments in this very dynamic field marked by great activity on the part of many states and the international community as well as legal scholarship, but it also endeavors to examine historical backgrounds, the political dimension and the future of international criminal law. The particular focus is on contemporary legal history.
The Nuremberg Principles
The Nuremberg Principles are a set of guidelines for the prosecution of crimes against peace, war crimes and crimes against humanity.
The Nuremberg Trials
The Nuremberg Trials were a series of military tribunals formed by the Allied forces after Second World War.