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Criminology and Transitional Justice. Analyzing Nazi Germany

Course Level

intermediate - advanced / 3rd - 4th year

Course Language


Course Classification

This is a Themis course. It is also open to non-Themis students.

Contact Hours

five hour introductory session in October
student presentation of papers: 2 entire days in February

Full attendance is mandatory!

Teaching Mode

introductory session: face-to-face, on campus
paper presentation: online (live sessions)


5 (if course has been attended regularly and exam has been passed


This course is going to take place at irregular intervals. It will be available in the winter term 2022/23.

Course Schedule and Venue

An up-to-date electronic course catalogue will be available for the winter semester from late August to late February and for the summer semester from late February to mid August on the website http://www.fu-berlin.de/vv. Please select "Fachbereiche" - "Rechtswissenschaft" - "Staatsexamensstudiengang" and "Rechtswissenschaft (SPO 2015)" in order to find out course times and rooms.

Course Content

Please see the course instructor's course outline (as of July 2022)

Restricted Enrollment

yes (that means that the number of participants is limited and that you might not get a place in this course)

Course Registration

It will not be possible for the students themselves to sign up for this course via Campus Management.

In order to ask the course instructor for admission, please complete the form on page 1 of the course outline and choose the topic you wish to work on before October 30th, 2022. Should you have questions on this Excel file, please contact the course instructor, Dr. Valeria Vegh Weis valeriaveghweis@derecho.uba.ar

The Examination Office is going to enroll you on Campus Management, once you have been admitted by the course instructor.

De-Registration from this Course

regular drop period: 4 October, 9 a.m. - 4 November 2022

After the regular drop period you can only drop this course with a valid cause until 14 days prior to the paper presentation classes.

Please contact

(1) the course instructor, Dr. Valeria Vegh Weis valeriaveghweis@derecho.uba.ar

(2) and the International Office at the Law Department which is going to delete this course from your Campus Management account.

Type of Exam

Students will write a seminar paper, give a seminar lecture and participate in the discussion of the other students’ presentations.

Exam Period

paper: Students are welcome to discuss the abstract and the structure of the paper with the course instructor in the first half of the lecture period. The first draft should be shared with one other student for feedback in January. Please be prepared to peer-review the first draft of another student's paper. The final draft must be submitted at the end of the lecture period.

presentation: The presentations are going to be held during the online class sessions in February.

Registration for the Exam

International exchange students will automatically be registered for the exam when they sign up for this course.

De-Registration from the Exam

Students who drop this course via Campus Management are automatically de-registered from the exam. Students who do not drop this course via Campus Management and do not take part any longer, are going to finish this course with a non-passing grade (0 points).

Grade Release

via Campus Management