The second, fully revised and extended edition of this English textbook offers a concise introduction to the main areas of International and European Criminal Law. It includes all of the latest substantive developments and contains numerous references to international legal litrature and jurisprudence. The chapter on the comparative analysis of the law of criminal jurisdiction illustrates the most recent essential legal reforms in various European states. The chapters on the criminal law of the European Union now contain a completely new segment on fundamental rights in the context of judicial cooperation in criminal matters. Furthermore, the revised chapter of the text-book regarding the European Charter on Human Rights focusses particularly on the European Court for Human Rights' recent jurisprudence on the right of legal representation and the right of confrontation. The chapters regarding international criminal law have been amended as to include the most important recent judgments and decisions issued by the International Criminal Court. Lastly, a visual synopsis has been attached to the textbook displaying all situations and cases into which the International Criminal Court has opened formal investigations so far, including their broader socio-political backgrounds.