• International Law and Human Rights - summer

    International Law and Human Rights - summer

    "I was surprised by how much I had overlooked the legal systems of central Europe and was extremely pleased with how the course explained this and the issues which currently impact central Europe."

International Law and Human Rights (summer school)

> This program will be offered online for Summer 2020 <

Masaryk University is located in the judicial capital of the Czech Republic making it a perfect location to study law. This online course takes students through different aspects of international law and how human rights intersect with it. Students will have virtual site visits to the UN in Vienna and Radio Free Europe to discuss how Human Rights intersects with their fields.

This programme uniquely offers students to be taught by esteemed professors, and current members of the court.  

Why this program: This online course seeks to not only expand students’ academic knowledge, but also seeks to pull on the strengths of having students from all over the world enrol. The course will encourage students to learn not just from their professors but also from their peers through in class discussions and group projects.

Learning outcomes: This program is designed to teach students about international law from the European and Czech perspective. As well as enhance students intercultural communication skills through working in group projects with students from other nations.

At the end of the course students should be able to:

  • Understand what the human rights are and how they are structured
  • Key actors and instruments in the field of protection of human rights
  • Limits and conflicts of some of the basic freedoms (e.g. of expression)
  • What is the access to the legal help in the Czech Republic and in CEE region

Credits: Students will receive 8 ECTS upon successful completion of this course.

Dates and Fees

Dates: 13 – 29 July 2020

Cost: The cost of this program is €700

  • All students who apply and commit by June 1 will receive a €100 discount.
  • An additional discount will be provided to students of Masaryk University. Please email summer@czs.muni.cz for more information.

Tuition includes:

  • Tuition for the summer school
  • Virtual Site Visits (Radio Free Europe, UN, etc.)
  • Masaryk University Transcript

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Organized by Centre for International Cooperation


  • Priority:
    1 June
  • Final:
    25 June

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