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Intensive courses on human rights

The Institute for Human Rights has a long experience of hosting a wide range of international courses for students, researchers and professionals.

The Institute for Human Rights organizes intensive short courses in human rights, with internationally renowned human rights experts as teachers.

Between 1991 and 2013, the Advanced Course on the International Protection of Human Rights was arranged annually, providing a general overview of international human rights protection. Numerous active international human rights scholars and practitioners attended this course. The highly acclaimed Advanced Course on Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights has been arranged on a close to annual basis since 2006.

In recent years, the Institute has focused more on offering courses related to specific topics, among them, refugee law, law and development, and realizing human rights through criminal law.

For more information about our intensive courses contact us at: courses.imr@abo.fi

Courses in 2018

Advanced Course on Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: Theory and Practice, 10-14 December 2018

The Institute for Human Rights organizes the Advanced Course on Justiciability of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in cooperation with the Socio-Economic Rights and Administrative Justice Project, University of Stellenbosch Law Faculty, South Africa, and the Norwegian Centre for Human Rights at the University of Oslo. The course is part of the programme of the Global School on Socioeconomic Rights.

This intensive course offers participants an opportunity to develop specialist level knowledge in the field of economic, social and cultural rights, with a particular focus on justiciability at the national, regional and international level. The course is designed for PhD students, scholars, practitioners (e.g., law, human rights or development), policy-makers and advanced master’s students. The number of participants is restricted to 30.

Course Programme and Faculty 2018

More information: courses.imr@abo.fi

Institute for Human Rights
Åbo Akademi University
Vänrikinkatu 3 A
20500 Turku
Finland

Updated 14.3.2019