Bozen/Bolzano, Italy

Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance

when 4 July 2022 - 15 July 2022
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 400

The Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance is a stimulating postgraduate programme organized by the Institute for Minority Rights of Eurac Research in South Tyrol, Italy. The two-week interdisciplinary summer school provides a unique opportunity to postgraduate students, civil servants, journalists, NGO workers and others interested in expanding their knowledge on human and minority rights, diversity and territorial governance. The Summer School follows an active learning approach and participants are encouraged to engage with the course material presented by international experts from academia and beyond through workshops, role plays, case studies, and study visits. The programme has a different thematic focus each year.

The year 2022 marks the 50th anniversary of South Tyrol’s autonomy. The 2022 Summer School celebrates this anniversary by exploring the theme of “Autonomies, Borders, Conflicts” through seminars, workshops and study visits led by international experts. Topics include:

Autonomy arrangements in a comparative perspective
Autonomy as a tool of conflict resolution
Autonomy, sovereignty conflicts and secession
Indigenous autonomies in Latin America and Australia
Migration in autonomous regions
Minorities, autonomies, conflicts in Post-Soviet Spaces

Target group

MA and PhD students; professionals and journalists working in the field of human and minority rights

Fee info

EUR 400: The fee includes tuition, course materials and weekday lunches.


full and partial scholarships are available, based on need and merit