Dr. Gurgen Petrossian, LL.M. is a research associate at the International Criminal Law Research Unit (ICLU) at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg. He holds a Master degree in Law from Heidelberg University and a Bachelor degree in Law from Yerevan State University. He completed his PhD from the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg in 2018. He is involved in a DFG-funded project on victims’ participation at the International Criminal Court. Since 2016 he is the main coordinator for the Nuremberg Moot Court. He worked for the “Helsinki Association” human rights NGO with a focus on the rights of detainees. His research interests lie mainly in international law, international criminal law and human rights.