About the Course

The 15th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology, Victim Assistance and Criminal Justice (15APGC2017) offers a unique opportunity to study and learn about victimology and victim assistance in an international setting of students led by thirty professors, academic professionals and experts in the field. World famous international scholars and practitioners have already agreed to lecture in the course, among them the President of the World Society of Victimology, and the Vice Presidents Prof. Dr. Chockalingam (the father of the Indian Victimology) and Prof. Dr. Robert Peacock (South Africa), the Nestor of victimology in Africa are present. It is the aim of the course to bring to the participants the Basics of Victimology and Victim Assistance and to guide them to write a victimological paper and to present the same.
The Centre for Victimology & Psychological Studies, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences in association with World Society of Victimology (WSV) and Indian Society of Victimology (ISV) invites you to 15th Asian Postgraduate Course on Victimology, Victime Assistance and Criminal Justice. The knowledge partners on this course are National Law University (NLU), Delhi; University of Madras; Raksha Shakti University, Gujarat and Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU), Tirunelveli.


Topics include traditional and innovative themes of victimology, like e.g. Theoretical Basics in Victimology, Principles of Victim Assistance, Avoidance of Secondary Victimization, Principles of Interventions for Crime Victims, Victimization in India, Victimization of Juveniles,” Structural Victimization”, Cyber-Victimization, The Victim in the Criminal Justice System, Internet Infidelity, Rape Victims, Mediation, Restoration and Compensation, Restorative Justice in India, Victims of Communal Violence, Sex Trafficking, Prison Victimization, Female Genital Mutilation.


JGU reserves the right of publication for all presented contributions in the global Advances in Victimology and Psychological Studies journal.

Course Director:

Prof. Dr. Gerd Ferdinand Kirchhoff, Prof. Dr. jur. (Justus Liebig University Giessen Germany) Professor of Victimology, Jindal Global University Law School, (JGLS), Executive Director, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences (JIBS), Senior Fellow, Centre for Victimology & Psychological Studies (CVPS), Editor-in-Chief, Global Advances in Victimology and Psychological Studies


O. P. Jindal Global University, Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences and the Centre for Victimology and Psychological Studies invite you to participate in this 15thAPGC for free. Accommodation, food and excursions are free for admitted participants, except for the farewell dinner which shall have a nominal fee. Participants will have to arrange for their own transport to and fro the campus on the day of arrival and departure. The University may provide transport on chargeable basis if the request is made well ahead of time. Please note that the number of seats available on this course are limited.