10 October 2013

2014 Winter course on Human Rights and Asia
6 - 17 January 2014, Human Rights Center of the Seoul National University, Korea
Deadline for application: 25 October 2013

This is a two-week intensive course taught by experts who have extensive experience of working in the field of human rights. It offers both general sessions on the international human rights norms and human rights protection mechanism, and thematic sessions on contemporary issues and case studies in Asia. This course aims at fostering an interdisciplinary study of human rights in Asia.

Application requirements
The course is designed primarily for postgraduate students, researchers, professors, practitioners, and international and national civil servants from all countries of the world who demonstrate a high level of interest in human rights and Asia. Undergraduate students (third year or higher) who have experience in studying or working in human rights may also apply for the course. The course is taught in English. It is, therefore, essential that all participants understand and speak English fluently. The number of participants is limited to a maximum of 40.

The full programme, lists of lecturers as well as all necessary details can be consulted on the winter course website.

How to apply
Those who wish to attend the course should complete the application form and send it with a CV, one recommendation letter and a scanned copy of the passport, via email, to Dr. Joo-Young Lee at the Human Rights Centre of Seoul National University. After careful review of the applications, the SNU Human Rights Centre will inform all applicants of the results.

Application deadline: Friday, 25 October 2013, 18:00 (Seoul Time)

The course fee, which includes course materials, refreshments, a closing dinner and a field trip, is $500 for international participants and KRW300,000 for nationals. Once the selection process is finished, the Program Fee Payment Guidelines will be sent to the selected participants.

A limited number of scholarships are available for participants with the financial difficulty to pay for the course.

The SNU Student Dormitory (On-Campus) is available for the participants of the course.
Rooms will be shared with one other student. The accommodation fee is $200.

• Dr. Joo-Young Lee, Coordinator of the Course on Human Rights and Asia
• Dae-Wook Kim, PhD Candidate in Sociology, Graduate Research Assistant

Human Rights Centre
Seoul National University
Building 153, 1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu

Seoul 151-742, Korea
Tel: +82 2 880 2424,


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