Institute for
International Criminal Investigations (IICI)

Anna Paulownastraat 101
2518 BC Den Haag
The Netherlands
Tel: +31 70 364 4660
Fax: +31 70 363 2300
Email: iici@iici.info

Upcoming activities & General course information

IICI courses are designed on the basis of extensive consultation with experts in the field of international investigations and prosecutions.  The Institute offers both a comprehensive International Investigator Course, covering various aspects of international investigations, and specialized courses in specific skills such as interviewing, analysis, documentation of crime scenes and investigation of sexual and gender based violence.

Please see below for the courses currently open to applications, and for the full list of other courses offered by the Institute (click on course title for full text).

Upcoming courses - open for applications now

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start May 22, 2017

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) will hold its 27th International Investigator Course (IIC27) from 22 May to 2 June 2017. The course will be held at the IICI Headquarters (The Hague, Netherlands) and the Royal Netherlands Army School for Peace Operations (Harskamp, Netherlands).

Applications for this course will close on 30 March 2017.

start Jun 5, 2017

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) proposes to hold its fifth "Documentation of Scenes of War Crimes and Human Rights Violations" Course from 5 to 9 June 2017 and is seeking applications from people who wish to attend the course.

The deadline for applications is 5 May 2017.

start Jun 19, 2017

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) will hold its fourteenth Analysis Skills Course from 19 to 23 June 2017. The course will be held at the IICI headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Applications for this course will close on 1 May 2017.

start Oct 23, 2017
The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) is pleased to announce its next Investigative Interview Skills Course. The IICI is seeking applications from people who wish to participate in this course. The course will take place at the IICI Headquarters (The Hague, The Netherlands) from 23 to 27 October 2017.

The deadline for applications is 20 September 2017.
start Nov 6, 2017

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) will hold its 28th International Investigator Course (IIC28) from 6 to 17 November 2017. The course will be held at the IICI Headquarters (The Hague, Netherlands) and the Royal Netherlands Army School for Peace Operations (Harskamp, Netherlands).

Applications for this course will close on 1 September 2017.

start Dec 4, 2017

The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) will hold its fifteenth Analysis Skills Course from 4 to 8 December 2017. The course will be held at the IICI headquarters in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Applications for this course will close on 15 October 2017.

 


Investigative Interview Skills Course
The Institute for International Criminal Investigations (IICI) is pleased to announce its next Investigative Interview Skills Course. The IICI is seeking applications from people who wish to participate in this course. The course will take place at the IICI Headquarters (The Hague, The Netherlands).
Note - The date for this course is yet to be determined.
The Investigative Interview Skills course is designed to provide criminal investigators and related experts with the additional skills necessary for interviewing victims, witnesses and suspects when investigating serious violations of international humanitarian law, including war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. There will be emphasis also on interviewing vulnerable witnesses. Theoretical work is combined with practical exercises.
The course will mainly consist of practical exercises and live interviews. The number of places on the Interview Skills course will be limited so that individual feedback can be given to each participant during the interview exercise.
The course is open to those investigators who have at least five years' experience in criminal investigation, preferably in complex criminal cases, with international experience desirable, or five years' as a human rights investigator with experience in criminal inquiries. It is also open to military officers, criminal attorneys and forensic specialists with international experience. Fluency in written and spoken English is a necessity for the Interview Skills course.
The fee for participation is €1,100. This amount covers tuition only. Participants must arrange and meet the costs of their own travel, accommodation and meals (lunch will be provided on course days). Interested persons should send the completed, “Interview Skills Application Form”, available on-line together with an electronic version of their curriculum vitae, a two or three page sample of their writing in English, and references. 

 

General course information

Below you find general information about our main courses which are held regularly.

published Dec 26, 2012

The IICI, in consultation with recognized experts in the investigation and prosecution of SGBV as international crimes, has designed a training course to specifically focus on the successful investigation of SGBV crimes under international humanitarian and human rights law.

published Nov 5, 2013

The course is designed to provide experienced criminal investigators and related experts with the additional skills necessary for the successful investigation of serious violations of international humanitarian law, including war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity. Theoretical work is combined with practical exercises.

The training is open to those investigators who have at least five years' experience in criminal investigation, preferably in complex criminal cases, with international experience desirable, or five years' as a human rights investigator with experience in criminal inquiries. It is also open to military officers, criminal attorneys and forensic specialists with international experience. Fluency in written and spoken English is a necessity for IIC20.