Turkey, İSTANBUL

Law on the Bosphorus VI international summer school 2018

when 6 August 2018 - 17 August 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 200

With the support of the Raoul Wallenberg Institute of Human Rights and Humanitarian Law,
Istanbul University Faculty of Law, Criminal Law and Criminology Research and Application
Centre and Leiden University, Leiden Law School will be organizing the sixth edition of the
joint International Summer School, to be held in Istanbul, between the 06th August and 17
th of
August 2018.
As with its previous fifth editions, the 2018 joint ‘Law on the Bosphorus’ Summer School will
be oriented on transnational Human Rights Law, focusing within that domain on a particular
theme. The focus of the 2018 Summer School will be on the relationship between Human Rights
Law, terrorism and refugees. Amongst others, themes touched will be:
 Rights of refugees
 International human rights law
 Terrorism in international law
 Refugees in international law
 Comparative criminal law in the arena of refugees and terrorism
 Combating terrorism
PROGRAM FORMAT: The summer school will consist of daily lectures, mooting clinics and
mooting sessions which will take place at the closing of the Summer School. The program also
consists of diverse excursions to Criminal Justice and Migration Institutions in Turkey, i.e. to
Police headquarters, Istanbul Justice Palace and a penitentiary institution. These excursions will
include unique ‘on location’ lectures by experts in the field. The student presentation sessions
will take place on the final day of the summer school. At the closing ceremony, special
certificates will be awarded to the best team of students as well as to the best individual student
presenter.
VENUE: The program will be held in Istanbul University Faculty of Law’s historic premises
at the heart of Istanbul, Turkey. The Summer School will take full advantage of the unique
opportunities offered by this unique venue, embedding the academic program within the
excitement and beauty of Istanbul.
TUTORS: The lectures and clinics of the Summer School will be delivered by lecturers from
Leiden Law School and Istanbul University Faculty of Law as well as other guest lecturers

Course leader

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Target group

Law students, lawyers, judges and those who interested in law

Course aim

The summer school will consist of daily lectures, mooting clinics and mooting sessions which will take place at the closing of the Summer School. The program also consists of diverse excursions to Criminal Justice and Migration Institutions in Turkey, i.e. to
Police headquarters, Istanbul Justice Palace and a penitentiary institution.

Fee info

EUR 200: STUDENT
EUR 300: NON STUDENT

Scholarships

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