Prof. Nadja Capus

Professor of Criminal Law and Criminal Procedure
Centre for Criminological Research

Tel. +41 32 718 1305
Building A.-L. Breguet 1, office 122

You find the publications here.

Nadja Capus is professor of criminal law at the Law Faculty of the University of Neuchâtel since 2016, teaching courses in administrative criminal law, economic criminal law, criminal procedural law, and special criminal law. She is serving as the President of the Commission for Scientific Integrity of the Swiss National Science Foundation (2017-2021 and 2021-2025). 

Her interdisciplinary research in the fields of criminal law, legal sociology, translation studies and criminology is funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation and the Excellent Science-European Research Council. 

After completing her doctoral studies at the University of Bern in 2001 and her habilitation at the University of Basel in 2010, she has been a Marie Curie Fellow (2007-2009), a Swiss National Science Foundation Research Professor (2011-2017), and a European Consolidator Grantee (2020-2025). She had also the opportunity to be a visiting researcher at the Simon Fraser School of Criminology in Canada, the Max Planck Institute for Foreign and International Criminal Law in Germany and at the Chair of Comparative Legal Studies and Internationalization of Law of Professor Mireille Delmas-Marty at the Collège de France in Paris. 

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