Human Rights Law Course
16 - 27 June 2014, Villa La Fonte (Italy)
Deadline for application: 10 April 2014
The European University Institute (EUI) is a unique international centre for doctorate and post-doctorate studies and research, situated in the Tuscan hills overlooking Florence.Since its establishment 40 years ago by the six founding members of the then European Communities, the EUI has earned a reputation as a leading international academic institution with a European focus. The four departments – Economics, History and Civilization, Law, and Political and Social Sciences – host scholars from more than 60 countries, studying for the Institution’s doctorate or one-year masters in law or European economics.
The 2014 Summer School on Human Rights Law comprises a General Course on ‘21st Century Human Rights’ by Harold Hongju Koh (Professor of Law, Yale Law School) and a series of specialized courses on the topic of ‘Freedom of Religion, Secularism and Human Rights’ by leading scholars from universities all over the world. The Summer School will also include two distinguished lectures by Bruno Simma (Judge at the Iran-United States Claims Tribunal; former Judge at the International Court of Justice) and Joseph H.H.Weiler (President of the European University Institute).
All information can be found on the Academy Summer School 2014 website.