Poznan, Poland

International Protection of Human Rights - Resolution of Conflicts Concerning Minorities

when 31 August 2015 - 9 September 2015
duration 2 weeks
fee EUR 350

Summer Course on International Protection of Human Rights is organized by the Poznan HUman Rights Center and the Adam Mickiewicz University, Faculty of Law. The Course consists of approx. 60 hours of lectures and case-studies held in English. It has an academic profile but also aims to develop some practical skills. The curriculum focuses on human rights protection systems (UN, Council of Europe, EU, OSCE) and emerging challenges to human rights, such as protection of refugees. Special importance is attached to the protection of minorities, a problem of growing importance in both Europe and worldwide. Participants will inter alia examine cases of conflict resolution concerning national minorities and gain practical skills in this field.
In order to apply, please send following documents by e-mail:
• Application form,
• Letter of recommendation,
• CV.

Deadline: 31th of May 2015.

Course leader

For any further information please contact Anna Połczyńska (by e-mail: phrc@phrc.pl) Director of the Course.

Target group

The Course is dedicated to activists in the field of human rights, NGO workers and volunteers, lawyers, researchers and advanced students from all over the world. A law degree is not required, however all candidates must prove deep interest in human rights issues.

Course aim

The main purpose of the Course is to educate people in human rights at the academic level and help them to develop skills to act in the human rights field.

Fee info

EUR 350: Organizers provide participants with accommodation in double rooms in a student hostel, meals (breakfast and lunch) and teaching materials.


Upon specific requests the registration fee may be reduced, subject to the availability of resources.