Frankfurt (Oder), Germany

The European System of Human Rights Protection

when 9 July 2017 - 22 July 2017
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 EC
fee EUR 490

This Summer Course, which takes place in the heart of Europe, will deal in detail specifically and exclusively with the European System for the protection of human rights. It concentrates on an integrated treatment of the various European systems and of specifically European issues of human rights protection, that is, with important matters relevant to over forty European countries with diverse political, economic and social systems.

Course leader

Prof. Dr. Carmen Thiele,
Prof. Gerard C. Rowe BA LLB MTCP (Syd), LLM (Yale)

Target group

This course is especially designed for advanced undergraduate students or recent graduates in order to provide students from all countries of both Western and Eastern Europe with an opportunity to expand their knowledge of human rights law and policy within the transnational European context.

Course aim

Held in English, the summer course will combine lecture and discussion approaches. Lectures will have a maximum number of 50 participants, while discussion groups will be limited to 20 participants. Participants will be expected to be actively involved, including the reading of materials set in advance for each session.
Furthermore, at the end of the course, a moot court will be organized. This allows you to practice your skills in relation to a real case study.

Fee info

EUR 490: Includes: -full tuition costs
-accommodation for full period of the program (13 nights accommodation) and all meals (breakfast,
lunch, dinner) Monday - Friday throughout both weeks of the program
-a free-time programme

Not included:
-Each participant must meet the cost of travel to and from Frankfurt (Oder).