IUC Dubrovnik, Croatia, March 11-15, 2024


Faculty of Law University of Zagreb &

COST Action CA18228 Global Atrocity Justice Constellations


Course directors:

Ksenija Turković, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Sunčana Roksandić, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Maja Munivrana, University of Zagreb, Croatia

Marc Engelhart, Max Planck Institute for the Study of Crime, Security and Law, Freiburg, Germany

Mikkel Jarle Christensen, University of Copenhagen, Denmark


Course description:

It is our pleasure to announce the Advance Seminar and Training Course (4 ECTS) that will take place in Dubrovnik, IUC from 11th-15th March 2024, organized in cooperation with COST Action CA18228 Global Atrocity Justice Constellations.

The topic of this advanced seminar-training course (4 ECTS) is the Mass atrocities and protection of victims with special focus on current conflicts and political and legal responses. The participants will explore and discuss critically the variety of legal and policy instruments that have been and could be relied upon in responding to the needs of victims of atrocities in general and with particular attention to the consequences of current conflict. The topic will be approached from an interdisciplinary perspective to address different challenges victims are facing and to identify possible, carefully tailored solutions.

Alongside directors of the course (prof.dr. Ksenija Turković, prof.dr. Maja Munivrana, prof.dr. Sunčana Roksandić, dr. Marc Engelhart and prof.dr. Mikkel Jarle Christensen), the lecturers will be international experts and scholars including those from the mentioned EU’s COST Action Project: and .

To obtain 4 ECTS points the students should follow the organized program and lectures and actively participate in the student debate that will be organized around the topic of the seminar this year.

Concerning the fee, the Advanced Seminar-Training Course is free of charge, except for 55 EUR that is paid directly to IUC by each participant.

Concerning questions regarding student participation, including all accommodation and travel options, the requirements of Student debate as well as official and unofficial (social) program, please contact Boris Rajić at

In case you want to be accommodated at the IUC dormitory or student dormitory please directly contact Mr. Tomislav Kvesić at Please indicate in your mail that you are participating in the EU Substantive Criminal Law and the Protection of Victims Advanced Seminar.

Concerning other questions, like obtaining certificates at the end of the Course, the requirements of Student debate as well as official and unofficial (social) program, please contact Boris Rajic at

For accommodation in Rixos Hotel, please contact: If you are interested in staying at Rixos, please book a room directly via email: and mention the following code: EUHR to receive discounted prices.   The course will start on Monday, 11th at 9: 30 a.m. and end on Friday, 15st March 2024.

The detailed program is announced on the IUC website Due to the interdisciplinary character of the course, we encourage graduate and post-graduate students from various programs and practitioners from different fields to apply.

We kindly request all the participants (lecturers as well as student) to apply for the Advanced Seminar at the following web page