Selection of Professor Ambos as advisor of the Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP)


Legal scholar Prof. Dr. Kai Ambos has been selected as an advisor of the Colombian Special Jurisdiction for Peace (JEP) following a competitive selection process.

further Information: Law Faculty of the Georg-August-University and Press Release KSC

Appointment as Judge of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC)

Prof. Kai Ambos has been appointed as Judge of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (KSC) after a competitive national and international selection procedure (the founding States have nominated 92 candidates, 9 of them from Germany). The KSC are an international special tribunal which sits at The Hague and has been established by the EU and some further States (Canada, Norway, Switzerland, Turkey and USA) pursuant to a legal basis adopted by the Kosovo Assembly in 2015. Its jurisdiction covers crimes allegedly committed between 1 January 1998 and 31 December 2000 in Kosovo, as especially documented by a Council of Europe report of 2011. more...

Building up a German-Colombian Peace Institute (Instituto CAPAZ)

As a member of a German consortium consisting of Georg August University (Göttingen), Justus Liebig University (Giessen), Freie Universität Berlin and the Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, Prof. Ambos was successfully awarded the contract for the German-Colombian Peace Institute (CAPAZ) in Bogotá, Colombia, that is funded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, in German) with the financial assistance of € 400.000 annually of the Federal Foreign Office in Germany (Auswärtiges Amt) for a period of 10 years. On the part of the Faculty of Law at Georg August University, the project is supported by the Center for Studies on Latin American Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure (CEDPAL) as well as the Institute for Agricultural Law (Prof. Martínez). For further information, please visit the university’s website.

Lecture Series "Anglo-American Criminal Law and Justice"

Leading experts of criminal law from UK (but also from USA/Canada) will discuss the concepts and foundations of anglo-american crominal law and proceedings.

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Internationales Strafrecht

5. Auflage 2018. Buch. Rund 800 S. Softcover

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Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Target online publication date: March 2018

Online ISBN: 9781316348628


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Treatise on International Criminal Law

ISBN: 978-84-9152-655-1

Editorial: Civitas, Edición: 1

Fecha de Edición: 29/05/201