Brno, Czech Republic

International Law and Human Rights

when 8 January 2023 - 29 January 2023
language English
duration 3 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 2000

Masaryk University is located in the judicial capital of the Czech Republic making it a perfect location to study law. This online course takes students through different aspects of international law and how human rights intersect with it. Students will have site visits to the UN in Vienna and Radio Free Europe to discuss how Human Rights intersects with their fields.

This programme uniquely offers students to be taught by esteemed professors, and current members of the court.

Why this program: This online course seeks to not only expand students’ academic knowledge, but also seeks to pull on the strengths of having students from all over the world enrol. The course will encourage students to learn not just from their professors but also from their peers through in class discussions and group projects.

Target group

Law, political science, international relations, global studies, human rights

Course aim

LEARNING OUTCOMES
This program is designed to teach students about international law from the European and Czech perspective. As well as enhance students intercultural communication skills through working in group projects with students from other nations.

At the end of the course students should be able to:

- Understand what the human rights are and how they are structured
- Key actors and instruments in the field of protection of human rights
- Limits and conflicts of some of the basic freedoms (e.g. of expression)
- What is the access to the legal help in the Czech Republic and in CEE region

Credits info

6 EC
extra assignments possible if 8 ECTS is required

Fee info

EUR 2000: All students who apply and commit by 1 September


Cost: The cost of this program is €2200, with a €200 early bird application discount; additional €400 discount for partner universities.

Tuition includes:

Transportation for the weekend trips (Prague, Vienna, Budapest)
Accommodation in Brno and weekend trips
Tuition for the winter school
Academic trips
Opening and Closing receptions
Culture activities around Brno
Students should budget an additional €400-1000 depending on their spending habits for food in Brno (breakfast, lunch, dinner), weekend trips (lunch and dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno, Krakow, Vienna, and Budapest (the underground labyrinth in Brno, Budapest baths, bars, etc.)
EUR 2200: The programme fee after 15 September


Cost: The cost of this program is €2200, with a €200 early bird application discount; additional €400 discount for partner universities.

Tuition includes:

Transportation for the weekend trips (Prague, Vienna, Budapest)
Accommodation in Brno and weekend trips
Tuition for the winter school
Academic trips
Opening and Closing receptions
Culture activities around Brno
Students should budget an additional €400-1000 depending on their spending habits for food in Brno (breakfast, lunch, dinner), weekend trips (lunch and dinner) and fun "optional" activities in Brno, Krakow, Vienna, and Budapest (the underground labyrinth in Brno, Budapest baths, bars, etc.)