The Hague, Netherlands

Peace, Justice & Human Rights from a Global Perspective

when 17 July 2023 - 28 July 2023
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1950

This module focuses on Peace, Justice and Human Rights. The title reflects the status of the City of The Hague as the Legal Capital of the World. This course focuses more broadly on international cooperation which aims to secure peace and stability in the world.

N.B. Both editions of The Hague Summer School offer an elective on Peace, Justice & Human Rights. These two courses are set up in such a way that you can follow either of the two electives separately or join us for four weeks and follow both courses.

Course aim

The following topics and activities will take place during this elective:

• Global Citizenship: A Common Responsibility for Peace, Justice and Human Rights
• Critical Approaches to Security
• International Relations: Security and Cooperation in Eurasia
• International Human Rights
• Restorative Justice
• American Perspectives to Peace and Human Rights
• Conflicts and Main Global Institutions in Peacebuilding
• Mapping Conflicts: The Case of the South Caucasus
• Speaking about the ‘Unspoken’: Conflicts, Peace and Human Rights in Africa
• Visit to The International Criminal Court and/or The United Nations International Court of Justice.
• Amsterdam Day

Fee info

EUR 1950: • Registration for the first edition closes on 31 May 2023.
• Registration for the second edition closes on 14 June 2023.
• For both options above, payment is due 14 days after registration closes.
• If you still want to join us after registration has closed, please send us a message at and we will look into the possibilities.
• Be aware that accommodation is guaranteed if you register before the deadlines mentioned above.

Accommodation and fees

We have secured accommodation within walking distance of The Hague University of Applied Sciences campus. Our accommodation includes both breakfast and dinner. You’ll be sharing a room and facilities with other The Hague Summer School participants.

• Two-week summer school, including a shared room for 13 nights: €1.950.
• Four-week summer school, including a shared room for 27 nights: €3.750.
The fees above include tuition, study materials, field trips and a social programme.
Students from THUAS partner universities, summer school alumni and early birds get a €100 discount on the tuition fee.

N.B. If you secure your own accommodation, the fees will be as follows:
• Two-week summer school, excluding accommodation: €1.225.
• Four-week summer school, excluding accommodation: €2.175.

The fees above include tuition, study materials, field trips and a social programme.

N.B. Special rates apply to current students of The Hague University of Applied Sciences. Please contact us to find out more.