Crime and fighting crime are at the center of public attention. Not a day goes by without the media reporting on crimes that are committed and cases that are prosecuted. A large amount of professionals combat crime and try to prevent crime on a daily basis. Good and thorough knowledge is indispensable in this respect.…



The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice prepares students for professional and research careers in criminal justice, criminology and related fields by applying multidisciplinary and comparative social science to understand, predict and explain crime and contribute to the development of public policy within urban communities. Using an active learning approach, the School seeks to develop its students intellectually and…


KU Leuven

Launched in January 2007, the Leuven Institute of Criminology (LINC) is composed of about seventy professors and assistants involved in criminological research and education within the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology of the KU Leuven Faculty of Law. LINC is the most recent institutional incarnation of the criminological tradition in Leuven that started with the establishment of the “School for…


Global Criminology Network

The Global Criminology Network (GCN) is a collaborative network of criminal justice and criminological scholars and graduate students supported by several academic institutions focused on integrating and promoting criminological research and education worldwide, especially from a comparative and international perspective. The GCN seeks to promote theory development, research and graduate-level education and mentoring pertaining to…



The School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University is recognised as Australia’s leading criminology school. First established in 1991, the School has grown to include over 35 academic staff, making it the largest criminology school in the country. At Griffith, criminology is a multidisciplinary field of study, drawing upon psychology, sociology, law, social…