Who we are

The Strathmore Institute for Advanced Studies in International Criminal Justice (SIASIC) is a specialized interdisciplinary research, academic and training institute based at Strathmore Law School. What we do SIASIC builds capacity in Africa through specialized practice-based training and cutting edge applied research to equip criminal justice practitioners with a comprehensive approach to international criminal and transitional justice, human rights in armed conflict and complex transnational criminality.

At SIASIC, advocates and prosecutors, scholars and researchers, find a cluster that contains resources, information, expertise, and consultancy on complex crimes and prosecution techniques.


What we offer


  • Specialized courses for professionals including an annual summer course
  • Research on thematic areas in international criminal justice
  • Internationally competitive post-graduate programme in international criminal justice
  • Fellowship programmes and research opportunities
  • Platform for engagement between practitioners


Priority areas


  • These are guided by present day challenges for the criminal justice practitioner.
  • Law of armed conflict
  • Complex transnational crime
  • Rule of law, security and transitional justice
  • Investigations & prosecution skills and strategy
  • Women, peace and security


Partner Institutions

SIASIC is in the process of developing a global, multi-disciplinary network of partner institutions from all over the world in order to effectively fulfill its mandate.

Our Commitments

• International faculty
• International standards
• In depth contextualized and applied research
• Academic rigour combined with real life application
• Networking
• Promote individual and social development
• A beautiful Kenyan environment, world class standards and

Advanced Training on the Prosecution of International Crimes


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Strathmore Law School

Strathmore Law School (SLS) is one of the constituent schools of Strathmore University (SU), the first multiracial tertiary educational institution in Kenya. Strathmore is owned by Strathmore Educational Trust, a Public Charitable Educational Trust incorporated in Kenya. Strathmore University holds a peerless reputation for quality in academic and professional education as well as contributing to the allround growth of its staff and students.




Strathmore Law School, Madaraka Estate, Ole Sangale Road

P.O. Bos 59857 00200
Nairobi - KENYA
Tel: +254-703-034601
Twitter: @strathmorelaw


Contact Details

Madaraka Estate
Ole Sangale Road, PO Box 59857,
00200 City Square
Nairobi, Kenya
Tel: 0703-034000, 0703-034200