dr. Barbora Holá

About dr. Barbora Holá

Barbora Holá works as a Senior Researcher at the NSCR and as an Associate Professor at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at VU University of Amsterdam. She has an interdisciplinary focus and studies transitional justice after atrocities, in particular (international) criminal trials, sentencing of international crimes, enforcement of international sentences, rehabilitation of war criminals and life after trial at international criminal tribunals. Besides her research and teaching in the Master’s programme International Crimes and Criminology at VU Amsterdam, Barbora is a co-director of the Center for International Criminal Justice, a knowledge centre dedicated to interdisciplinary studies of mass atrocity crimes and international criminal justice ( and an editor of the e-Newsletter of Criminology and International Crimes. On the international level, Barbora is a member of the Africa-Low Countries Network and a board member of the European Society of Criminology Group on Atrocity Crimes and Transitional Justice. In 2017, Barbora was one of the four candidates who received the prestigious ‘WISE’ (Women in Science Excel) fellowship from the Dutch Organization for a Scientific Research to develop her research line on empirical studies of international criminal and transitional justice after atrocities.

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Bernasco, W; Block, R; Levine, N; Cahill, I

The CrimeStat Discrete Choice Module Journal Article

pp. 22.1-22.34, 2013.


Expert meeting: victims within criminal trials

Tuesday 12 June | 10.00 AM – 5.00 PM | Forum 2 | Vrije Universiteit | De Boelelaan 1105 | Amsterdam | ACADEMIA MEETS PRACTICE Victims within Criminal Trials...

Barbora Hola Appointed as Member of the Young Academy of the Royal Dutch Academy of Sciences

Barbora Hola works as Senior Researcher at the NSCR and as Associate Professor at the Department of Criminal Law and Criminology at VU University Amsterdam. In 2017 she...

June 12 2017 | Conference Punishing International Crimes in Domestic Courts

Conference ‘Punishing International Crimes in Domestic Courts’ Register here (registration is open until 23 May 2017). Only a limited number of places is still...

Barbora Hola has been given a WISE-position at NSCR

Barbora Hola has been given a position at NSCR in the first round of the NWO Women In Science Excel (WISE) programme . This tenure track programme provides talented...