Do you want to improve your curriculum, or do you simply want to spend the summer actively and learn something useful? We bring you an updated list of summer schools that focus on international human rights law, democratisation, and much more. The selection is diverse enough for everyone to find their favourite topic.

 

International Human Rights Law: An Introduction

Institution: Utrecht University – Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

When: 8.7.–12.7.2019

Fee: € 550 (+ housing fee € 200)

Application deadline: 15.6.2019

https://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/
courses/law-economics/international-
human-rights-law-an-introduction

 

Introduction to Public International Law

Institution: Utrecht University – Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

When: 8.7.–12.7.2019

Fee: € 500 (+ housing fee € 200)

Application deadline: 6.6.2019

https://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/law-economics/introduction-to-public-international-law

 

The Politics of Human Rights: Narratives and Counternarratives

Institution: Utrecht University – Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

When: 15.7.–19.7.2019

Fee:  € 690 (+ housing fee € 200)

Application deadline: 2.4.2019

https://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/law-economics/the-politics-of-human-rights-narratives-and-counternarratives

 

International Human Rights Law and Its Political Dimensions - Track

Institution: Utrecht University, Faculty of Humanities & Faculty of Law, Economics and Governance

When: 8.7.–19.7.2019

Fee: € 1240 (+ housing fee € 350 )

Application deadline: 15.6.2019

https://www.utrechtsummerschool.nl/courses/tracks/law-economics/international-human-rights-law-and-its-political-dimensions

 

Summer Course on International Humanitarian Law

Institution: International Institute of Humanitarian Law, Sanremo

When: 1.7.–12.7.2019

Fee: € 1800

Application deadline: –

http://iihl.org/y2019/summer-course-on-ihl/

 

Summer Course on European Criminal Justice

Institution: Academy of European Law, Trier

When: 24.6.–28.6.2019

Fee: € 523–1090

Application deadline: –

https://www.era.int/cgi-bin/cms?_SID=3490b2189ed48e986751a30d10a5eff0c99f218600620282078722&_sprache=en&
_bereich=artikel&_aktion=detail&idartikel=128345

 

Cultural Objects, Human Rights and International Law

Institution: Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies + Leiden-Delft-Erasmus Centre for Global Heritage and Development

When: 26.8.–30.8.2019

Fee: € 495, 795 or 950

Application deadline: 1. 5. 2019

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/summer-schools/cultural-objects-human-rights-and-international-law

 

Frontiers of Children´s Rights

Institution: Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

When: 24.6.–28.6.2019

Fee: € 800–950

Application deadline: 1.6.2019

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/summer-schools/frontiers-of-childrens-rights

 

International Humanitarian Law in Theory and Practice

Institution: Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

When: 8.7. –12.7.2019

Fee: € 800–950

Application deadline: 1.5.2019

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/summer-schools/international-humanitarian-law-in-theory-and-practice

 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity in International Law: Human Rights and Beyond

Institution: Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

When: 24.7.–2.8.2019

Fee: € 1000–1150

Application deadline: 1.5.2019

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/summer-schools/sexual-orientation-and-gender-identity-in-international-law-human-rights-and-beyond

 

International Criminal Law: From Theory To Practice

Institution: Grotius Centre for International Legal Studies

When: 1.7.–12.7.2019

Fee: € 1150–1300

Application deadline: 1.5.2019

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/summer-schools/international-criminal-law-from-theory-to-practice

 

International Non-Discrimination Law

Institution: Universidade da Coruňa

When: 22.7.–2.8.2019

Fee: € 100–600 (possibility of group discount  – in that case application deadline 30.4.2019)

Application deadline: 30.6.2019

https://www.udc.es/en/iss/cursos-2019/international-non-discrimination-law/

 

Refugee Crisis and Contemporary Challenges in Migration Management in Europe

Institution: Universidade da Coruňa

When: 22.7.–2.8.2019

Fee: € 100–600 (possibility of group discount  – in that case application deadline 30.4.2019)

Application deadline: 30.6.2019

https://www.udc.es/en/iss/cursos-2019/-refugee-crisis-and-contemporary-challenges-in-migration-management-in-europe/

 

Citizenship and Migration: Europe´s 21st Century Challenges

Institution: Radboud Summer School

When: 1.7.–5.7.2019

Fee:  € 375–500

Application deadline: 1.5.2019

https://www.ru.nl/radboudsummerschool/courses/2019/citizenship-migration-europe-21st-century/

 

European Human Rights Protection

Institution: Radboud Summer School

When: 5.8.–9.8.2019

Fee:  € 450–600

Application deadline: 1.6.2019

https://www.ru.nl/radboudsummerschool/courses/2019/european-human-rights-protection/

 

Human Rights, Security and Development

Institution: The Hague Summer School

Two week course: 1.7.–12.7.2019 or 15.7–26.7.2019

Month course: 1.7.–26.7.2019

Fee: two week course € 1750, month course € 3400

Application deadline: 1.6.2019

https://www.thehagueuniversity.com/programmes/other-courses/the-hague-summer-school-eng/before-the-programme

 

Introduction to International Law

Institution: Queen Mary University of London Summer School

When: 1.7.–19.7.2019

Fee: £ 1650

Application deadline: 26.5.2019

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/summer-school/what-can-i-study/modules/introduction-to-international-law.html

 

Migration and Urban Change in London and Paris

Institution: Queen Mary University of London Summer School

When: 1.7.–19.7.2019

Fee: £ 1650

Application deadline: 26.5.2019

https://www.qmul.ac.uk/summer-school/what-can-i-study/modules/migration-and-urban-change-in-london-and-paris-.html

 

Global Poverty, Human Rights and Development

Institution: University of Helsinki

When: 6.8.–22.8.2019

Fee: € 900–1490

Application deadline: 17.6.2019

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/admissions/helsinki-summer-school/courses/global-poverty-human-rights-and-development

 

Human Rights Law

Institution: University of Exeter

When: 20.7.–10.8.2019

Fee:  £ 1100–1300

Application deadline: 19.5.2019 and 9.6.2019

http://www.exeter.ac.uk/international/summerschool/

 

Summer Course on Migration and Human Rights

Institution: United Nations Interregional Crime and Justice Research Institute, Rome

When: 15.7.–19.7.2019

Fee: $ 1100

Application deadline: 30.6.2019

http://www.unicri.it/services/education_training/postgraduate/migration_human_rights/

 

Human Rights Law

Institution: Higher School of Economics Moscow

When: 15.7.–28.7.2019

Fee: $ 650

Application deadline: 15.4.2019

https://www.hse.ru/international/summer/law

 

Human Rights & Corporate Social Responsibility

Institution: Bayreuth University Germany

When: 1.7.–12.7.2019

Fee: € 950

Application deadline: 30.4.2019

http://www.summerschool.uni-bayreuth.de/en/Overview/index.html

 

International Law & International Humanitarian Law

Institution: Universite de Geneve

When: 24.6.–12.7.2019 (selection of one-, two-, or three-week module)

Fee: CHF 350–2100

Application deadline: 15.4.2019

https://www.unige.ch/genevasummerschools/index.php?cID=203

 

The Role of Transitional Justice in Rebuilding Human Rights and Rule of Law in Post-conflict Societies

Institution: Association „Pravnik“, Sarajevo

When: 16.7.–27.7.2019

Fee: to be announced in April

Application deadline: to be announced in April

http://pravnik-online.info/v2/

 

AHRI Conference 2019 – Human Rights and International Humanitarian Law: Challenges Ahead

Institution: Human Rights Centre at the University of Potsdam  

When: 5.9.–7.9.2019

Fee: € 95

Application deadline: 31.5.2019

https://www.uni-potsdam.de/ahri2019.html

 

Summer Seminar of International Law   

Institution: The Eric Castrén Institute of International Law and Human Rights  

When: 26.8.–30.8.2019

Fee: € 200–300

Application deadline: 31.5.2019

https://www.helsinki.fi/en/erik-castren-institute/helsinki-summer-seminar-on-international-law-2019

 

Summer School on Development Aid and Migration

Institution: Human Rights Law Centre – University of Nottingham  

When: 24.6.–28.6.2019

Fee: £ 750–1000

Application deadline: 9.6.2019

https://lawdev.org/summer-school-on-development-aid-and-migration-university-of-nottingham-human-rights-law-centre-nottingham-uk-24-28-june-2019

 

Essex Human Rights Summer School 2019

Institution: University of Essex

When: 1.7–5.7.2019

Fee: £ 950

Application deadline: -

https://www.essex.ac.uk/events/2019/07/05/essex-human-rights-summer-school-2019-5

 

The Universal Periodic Review and the UN Human Rights System: Raising the Bar on Accountability

Institution: Geneva Academy

When: 30.9–4.10.2019

Fee: 1530 CHF

Application deadline: 16.9 2019 (in case that you need visa 12.8.2019)

https://www.geneva-academy.ch/executive-education/by-theme/human-rights-protection/detail/69-the-universal-periodic-review-and-the-un-human-rights-system-raising-the-bar-on-accountability

 

Global Governance and International Law

Institution: University of Leuven and University of Georgia School of Law

When: 2.7–6.7.2019

Fee: € 450

Application deadline: 7.6.2019

https://ghum.kuleuven.be/ggs/research/global-governance-summer-school

 

Cinema Human Rights and Advocacy

Institution: European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation

When: 26.8–4.9.2019

Fee: € 1700

Application deadline: 31.5.2019

https://eiuc.org/education/summer-shools-and-training-seminars/summer-schools/cinema-human-rights-and-advocacy/application.html