Criminal Law and Criminology

Department

The Department of Criminal Law and Criminology is concerned with criminal law and procedural law, and crime and security policy. Research is carried out in the Faculty of Law’s Research Centre for State and Law.

Research

The Department of Criminal Law and Criminology carries out academic research in the broad field of criminal law and criminal procedure, and crime and security policy. The research focuses on the fundamental principles of criminal law, human rights, transnational criminal law, the digitalisation of criminal law and procedural law, special criminal law and administrative sanctions law. The department aims to contribute to the empirical functioning of the criminal justice system, the police and the security industry. The department plays a part in the Faculty of Law’s Research Centre for State and Law (SteR).

Education

Bachelor’s courses:

  • Criminology (B3)
  • Introduction to Dutch Criminal Law and Dutch Criminal Policy (B3)
  • Rota Criminalis (Court Practice Training for Criminal Law) (B1)
  • Criminal Law and Procedural Law (B1)
  • Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure I (B2)
  • Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure II (B2)

Master’s courses:

  • Administrative Sanctions Law
  • Special Criminal Law
  • Crime and Security Policy
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Justice Empiricism
  • Forensic Psychiatry
  • International Criminal Law
  • Corporate Criminal Law
  • Advanced Criminal Law and Procedural Law
  • Criminal Chapter

Contact information

Location

Grotius building

Montessorilaan 10
6525HR Nijmegen
024-3612185
Postal address
Postbus 9049
6500KK NIJMEGEN
Contact person
E.M.H. Achten (Lisa)