Netherlands, The Hague

Human Rights and Transitional Justice

when 10 July 2017 - 14 July 2017
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 900

The Human Rights and Transitional Justice Summer School offers a unique opportunity to learn from well-known and influential academics and practitioners in the field of human rights and transitional justice. The course also provides for plenty of opportunities to network with fellow students and practitioners from all over the world. And last but not least, The Hague is a wonderful place to stay!

Course leader

Prof. Carsten Stahn, Programme Director of the Grotius Centre

Target group

This summer school is aimed at advanced students, researchers and professionals working in the field of human rights and transitional justice. Applicants with a background in other disciplines that are relevant to the theme of the summer school will be considered as well.

Course aim

For advanced law students and professionals | The Human Rights and Transitional Justice Summer School focuses on a different theme within the field of human rights and transitional justice each year. Past themes included Truth, Justice and Rule of Law Reform (2012), Human Rights Fact-Finding, Evidence and International Crimes (2013), Regional Responses to Conflict (2014), Justice, Reparations and Development (2015) and Rule of Law, Transitional Justice and Gender Politics (2016).

The course includes about 25 hours of workshops, lectures and case studies, which require approximately 28 hours of preparation.

Fee info

EUR 900: The tuition fee for the 2017 session is €900.
The deadline for application is 1 June 2017. Applicants will be admitted on a rolling basis. Early application is strongly advised.
EUR 750: We offer a special Early Bird fee of €750 to the participants who register before 1 April 2017. Leiden University students, students from partner universities, and participants who have registered for another Grotius Centre summer school also pay a reduced fee of €750.


Unfortunately, there are no scholarships available for this course.

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