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LLM programme in Transnational Criminal Justice African Perspective- Deadline for applications 31 May 2014

One-year LLM-programme at the The South African-German Centre for Transnational Criminal Justice with courses taught at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Cape Town, South Africa.

The LLM programme comprises the modules Transitional Justice, International Criminal Law, Law Relating to Organised Crime and Money Laundering, as well as International Anti-Corruption Law. The lectures are delivered by permanent teaching staff and by visiting experts.

The programme starts in late January of each year. During the mid-year vacation in June/July, the students travel to Germany for a two-week summer school at the Humboldt University of Berlin. Students who pass all their modules and the research paper (final thesis) are awarded their LLM degree in early December. Exceptional graduates of the LLM programme may apply subsequently for PhD-studies.

The programme is open to graduate students of law. The undergraduate degree must be completed before the beginning of the programme. Applicants must have excellent knowledge of the English language and should be interested in criminal justice and its transnational implications. Out of all applications, up to 15 students are eligible for a scholarship that will cover tuition fees as well as travel and living costs. A separate application for the scholarship is not necessary.

The application deadline for the LLM programme starting in January 2015 is 31 May 2014.

For more information, please visit the Centre's website

18 Mar 2014

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