International Criminal Justice
A study of International Criminal Justice Systems in Europe. Featuring visits to the Peace Palace and International Criminal Court at The Hague, Visits to The Palace of Justice in Paris, The European Court for Human Rights in Strasbourg and Visits to German Trial and Appellate Courts. Students will engage in site visits, lectures, and discussions concerning national, international, and transnational crime and criminal justice issues and contrasting approaches to criminal justice and crime policy.
A scenic canal tour of Amsterdam only begins to reveal the beauty of this city, enhanced by such sites as the Van Gogh Museum and world-famous Keukenhof Gardens. The Hague is the seat of the Dutch Government and the de facto capital of the United Nations, housed in the Peace Palace. Students may want to spend their free time here enjoying the sun under a cabana at the beach in Scheveningen. In Paris, students may want to explore the Left Bank, stroll along the Champs-Elysees, or visit Notre Dame Cathedral. In the breathtaking city of Nuremburg, we will explore its historic city center, including the famous Frauenkirche. Everywhere students will have superb local cuisine from which to choose, and a myriad of opportunities to experience local culture, handicrafts, art, and architecture.
Program Activities & FeaturesA scenic canal tour or a bicycle ride through Vondelpark, only begins to reveal the beauty of Amsterdam; enhanced by the Anne Frank and Van Gogh Museums. The Hague is the seat of the Dutch Government and de facto Capital of the United Nations. Students may spend their free time enjoying the beach in Scheveningen. In Paris, students may explore the Left Bank or stroll along the Champs-Elysees. Germany is home to ancient castles and breathtaking vistas. Throughout the Study you will eat superb local cuisine, have opportunities to experience local culture, handicrafts, art, and architecture.
- Degree or non-degree seeking student
- Must be at least 18 years of age at time of participation
- Good judicial standing
- 2.50+ GPA at time of application
- At least Sophomore standing at time of participation
This study consists on one course entitled: “International Criminal Justice.” CRM 294-800. Students will receive a letter grade and, for successful completion of the course, six (6) credit hours. For CRM majors the course counts as primary elective credits.
February 21, 2020
Tentative Program Dates
May 22 - June 17, 2020
Estimated Program Fee: $5,993
Program Fee Includes:
(not included in program fee)
- 25 nights shared accommodations (3-star or better hotels)
- 3 evening meals
- All ground transportation between and within European cities
- All breakfast meals at hotels
- Medical insurance
- Special site visits, lectures, entrance fees to group activities (specific to academic program)
- Round trip airfare between USA and Europe
- Most meals: Approximately $1,000
- Textbooks: Approximately $150
- UNCW Tuition and fees for 6 credits
- Passport, if needed
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Federal and state financial aid may be applied towards this program. Even if you are normally ineligible for financial aid, you should submit a financial aid application (FAFSA). You may find that you are eligible for additional funding.
UNCW students may also apply for a UNCW Education Abroad Grant and additional study abroad scholarships. Grant applications and additional information are available at https://uncw.edu/international/abroad/aid.html.