Leuven, KU Leuven, Law Faculty, Criminology Department
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Elective course, taught in Bulgarian/English, physical presence required.
Practical training included, 45 hours.
Master level. Law students.
Public Law Department, Law and History Faculty, Prof. Dr. Dobrinka Chankova
Zagreb, University of Zagreb
Athens, Panteion University
- Restorative Justice and Mediation
Elective course, taught in Greek, physical presence required. Practical training included
Bachelor level. Previous experience required.
Sociology Department of Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences or contact Prof. Vasso Artinopoulou
Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE) Budapest, Centre for Intercultural Psychology and Education
- Restorative conflict (re)solution in everyday life
Intercultural Psychology and Pedagogy (MA) program: This is a 30 hours obligatory course, both in English (for the international MA program) and Hungarian. Teacher: Vidia Negrea
More info on the website or write an email here or call +36 1 461-2600/5657, 5635. Address: H-1064 Budapest, Izabella utca 46. Head of centre: Nguyen Luu Lan Anh, PhD, habil., associate professor
Pázmány Péter Catholic University (PPKE), Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, Institute of Psychology
- Restorative Practices and Conflict Resolution
Psychology MA program (Budapest campus ) and Education MA program (Piliscsaba campus): This is a 30 hours obligatory elective course in Hungarian. Teacher: Vidia Negrea
More info on the website or write an email here or call +36-26 -577-000/2570. Address: H-2087 Piliscsaba, Egyetem utc 1. Head of institue: Dr. Ilona Pataky, habil., associate professor
Como, University of Insubria, Law Faculty, Department of Law Economics and Culture
Ferrara, University of Ferrara
- Psychology of deviance and restorative justice
The course, taught in Italian, is part of the Master Tutela, diritti e protezione dei minori – Percorso socio-giuridico
Contact Prof. Patrizia Patrizi
Milan, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore
- Restorative Justice. Faculty of Law. Contact prof. Claudia Mazzucato
- Restorative Justice and conflict resolution (Giustizia riparativa e modelli di risposta ai conflitti) - Faculty of Political and Social Sciences ///Restorative Justice (Giustizia riparativa) - Faculty of Law
Elective course, taught in Italian in both faculties, graduate curriculum. Contact prof. Claudia Mazzucato
- Global Ethics and Restorative Justice
Compulsory course, taught in English, undergraduate curriculum in International Relations and Global Affairs (English taught), Faculty of Political and Social Sciences. Contact Prof. Claudia Mazzucato (Restorative justice Module) and/or Prof. Paolo Gomarasca (Global Ethics Module)
- Restorative Justice in Complex Settings: Participation, Innovation, Rights. (in ENGLISH) International Relations: People, Rights and Resources (PRR). Contact prof. Claudia Mazzucato
Sassari (Sardinia), University of Sassari, Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, Department of Human and Social Sciences, (DUMAS)
- Legal Psychology and Restorative Justice Practices (Psicologia giuridica e pratiche di giustizia riparativa)
Compulsory course, taught in Italian, part of the three-year bachelor programme in Social Work, physical presence is required, and interactive methods are used with the active participation of the students (more info here)
- Community Psychology (Psicologia di comunità)
The elective course, taught in Italian, part of the three-year bachelor programme in Social Work, physical presence required, interactive methods with the active participation of students. The programme develops a vision of the discipline in the frame of restorative justice (more info here).
- Psychology of Deviance (Psicologia della devianza)
Elective course, taught in Italian, part of the three-year bachelor programme in Social Work, physical presence required, interactive methods with active participation of students. Students are driven towards a critical deepening of the construct of deviance, and the reading list includes restorative justice specifically (more info here).
- Contact: Prof. Patrizia Patrizi, Dott. Gian Luigi Lepri, Dott. Ernesto Lodi
Lisbon, Universidade Católica Portuguesa
Bucharest, University of Bucharest
- Restorative Practices within the Judicial System
Mandatory course, taught in Romanian, physical presence required.
Master level, previous experience required.
Contact Anamaria Szabo
Madrid, Faculty of Law and Social Science, Criminal Law, Procedural Law and History of Law Department
- Restorative Justice
Optional subject to be elected by the student of the Master of Criminal Justice. The subject has a value of 3 ECTS and consists of 12 sessions of 1,5h, treating both theoretical and practical aspects of RJ.
Persons who meet requirements for admission to the Master in Criminal Justice, i.e. bachelor degree in Law, Criminalistics, Journalism, Social work and other degrees related to Criminal Justice.
More info here or here.
- Restorative Justice
Module IV (out of ten) of the Master in Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution. This module lasts four weeks and consists of 4 sessions of 4h each. Topics covered: models of Justice; victim-offender mediation; penal mediation and penitentiary policy; restorative circles; juvenile offenders; mediation in serious crimes and large-scale conflict.
Persons who meet the requirements for admission to the Master in Mediation, Negotiation and Conflict Resolution, i.e. bachelor degree in any field.
More info here.
Logroño, International University of la Rioja (UNIR), Faculty of Social Sciences, degree of Criminology.
- Restorative justice and victim-offender mediation
For students in the 3rd year of Criminology. The course is divided in ten themes (e.g. the origin of restorative justice, requirements, theories, programs, focus on criminal mediation as a wel-known practice in Spain). The subject is combined with complementary activities, such as viewings of videos about restorative processes, testimonies of victims, discussion forums and written practices. A real case study (taken from the practical experiences in castilla and Leon) is used to be dealt with in the examination process.
More info here or contact Sergio Cámara or Virginia Domingo.
Gothenburg and Stockholm, Institutet för Medlarutbildning i Sverige IMSE (Institute for mediation and restorative justice training in Sweden)
- Basic training in Victim Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice and Further training in Victim Offender Mediation and Restorative Justice.
Lectures, discussion own study and exercises. The “Further training" requires writing and essay on the subject connected to own practice as well as bringing recordings of actual cases for supervision.
Other level (for those who are going to become mediators; often social workers with degree in social work). Prerequisites: basic training in dialogue, processing and communication.
IMSE website or IMSE email or contact Eleonore Lind at 0046709947435 and Lottie Wahlin at 0046731814521
Birmingham, University of Birmingham, Law School
University of Shefield, School of Law
- Restorative Justice and Issues in Restorative Justice (two courses taught)
Compulsory for MA in International Criminology- Restorative Justice Pathway course. Elective for other students.
Contact the School of Law
University of Leeds, School of Law
- Victims, Crime and Justice and Youth Crime and Justice (two courses taught)
Compulsory for Criminology and Criminal Justice students.
Contact Ian Marder
University of Hull, School of Social Science
- The Principles of RJ and Research Skills for RJ and International Restorative Processes (three courses taught)
Compulsory for MA in RJ, Distant Learning (with optional 2-day residential programmes), BA or BSc pre-requested.
Contact Prof. Johnstone
University of Edinburgh, School of Social and Political Science
- Working with risk, trust and complexity
Compulsory course. RJ is taught as one of the 50-minute lectures
Under-graduate and Post-graduate (joint), students must have passed all other social work courses
Contact Dr. Kirkwood
Ulster, University of Ulster, Northern Ireland
- Restorative Practices
Mandatory course, taught in English. Physical presence and e-learning. Practical training included.
Master level. Previous experience required.
Check the University website, or read this leaflet, or contact Tim Chapman
University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland
- Restorative Justice
This is a single semester module taught as option in LLM/MSc in Criminal Justice and Penal Change. Although the course does not offer practice training, it aims to develop an awareness of the potential of good practice while focusing on RJ in theory, research and policy.
More info here or contact Dr. Giuseppe Maglione
University of Sussex, School of Law
- Restorative Justice: Domestic and International Perspectives
Elective module for LLM Criminal Law and Criminal Justice
Contact Dr Mark Walters, more information can be found here