18 December 2015

Institute for Human Rights and the Chair of Public International Law, Åbo Akademi University (Finland)
Master’s Degree Programme in International Human Rights Law 2016/2018
Deadline for application: 27 January 2016

The Master’s Degree Programme in International Human Rights Law at the Åbo Akademi University is designed to prepare its graduates for challenging human rights careers in international organizations, non-governmental organizations and public administration. It will also provide the requisite background for advanced human rights law research. Successful completion of this two-year full-time programme results in the award of a Master of Social Sciences (M. Soc. Sc.) degree.

17 December 2015

European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation
European Master's Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation 2016/2017

Deadline for applications first round: 15 January 2016
Deadline for applications second round: 15 March 2016

The European Master’s Programme in Human Rights and Democratisation (E.MA) organised by the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) is a one-year advanced master’s course aimed at preparing professionals to respond to the operational requirements of daily work in international organisations, field operations, governmental and non-governmental bodies, and academia.

The call for applications for the academic year 2016/2017 is now open.

16 December 2015

iCourts, Faculty of Law, University of Copenhagen (Denmark)
PhD fellowships
Deadline for application: 28 January 2016

iCourts is a well-established Centre of Excellence at the University of Copenhagen. It is funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. Its research focus is on the ever-growing role of international courts, their place in a globalizing legal order and their impact on politics and society at large. To understand these crucial and contemporary interplays of law, politics and society, iCourts has launched a set of integrated interdisciplinary research projects on the causes and consequences of the proliferation of international courts. In particular, the research agenda of iCourts explores the processes of institutionalization, autonomization and legitimation of international courts. By bringing together a transnational group of top scholars with a background in law and social sciences, iCourts encourages interdisciplinary exchanges, and promotes empirical research of new and well-established international courts.

iCourts seeks applications for fully funded PhD scholarships.
Human Rights Under Pressure, a cooperation between Freie Universität Berlin and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Interdisciplinary Post- Doctoral Fellowship - Call for applications
Deadline for application: 21 February 2016

The Freie Universität Berlin announces one fully-funded Post-Doctoral Fellowship for the 2016-2017 Academic Year (starting from April 2016) in the Joint Interdisciplinary Programme 'Human Rights under Pressure' (HR-UP) – a cooperation between the Hebrew University of Jerusalem and the Freie Universität Berlin.
Human Rights Under Pressure, a cooperation between Freie Universität Berlin and Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Joint interdisciplinary Doctoral Programme - Call for applications
Deadline for application: 31 January 2016

'Human Rights Under Pressure - Ethics, Law and Politics' (HR-UP) is a 3-year fully-funded Doctoral Programme offered together by Freie Universität Berlin and Hebrew University of Jerusalem, funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the Einstein Foundation Berlin. HR-UP offers young researchers a unique opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research in three sub-fields of the most pressing contemporary challenges for human rights:
• Human Rights and crises and emergencies
• Human Rights and diversity
• Human Rights and globalisation

The programme is interdisciplinary, welcoming candidates whose research is in relevant fields of law, social sciences or the humanities, including social work and educational sciences.

11 December 2015

Université Libre de Bruxelles
One-year (renewable) post-doctoral Khaled al-As'ad fellowships for refugees holding a PhD

Deadline for application: 15 February 2016

L’Université Libre de Bruxelles offers 10 postdoctoral fellowships to refugees holding a PhD. The fellowship programme is in memory of Khaled al’As-ad, the Syrian professor and Former Director General of Antiquities and Museums in the city of Palmyra who was publicly beheaded by Daesh in August this year. 
Collège Universitaire Henry Dunant, Genève
XXIIIème Université d'été des droits de l'homme
Délai d’inscription: 28 février 2016

L’objectif général du Collège universitaire Henry Dunant est de donner aux participants à travers son programme de l’Université d’été des droits de l’homme (UEDH) les outils pour la mise en œuvre des politiques publiques basées sur les droits de l’homme et pour promouvoir une culture des droits de l’homme fondée sur un dialogue entre les cultures et les religions. Le programme suit de près l’évolution des droits économiques, sociaux et culturels (DESC) aux Nations Unies.

02 December 2015

Academy of European Law (ERA), Strasbourg
Seminar on Recent Case Law of the European Court of Human Rights in Family Law Matters

11-12 February 2016

The Academy of European Law is a non-profit public foundation that provides training in European law to legal practitioners. Its patrons include most EU member states and it is supported by the EU.ERA organises conferences and seminars around Europe, offers an online training programme which includes a broad range of courses and e-presentations and publishes a legal journal ERA Forum.

This seminar will provide participants with a detailed understanding of the most recent jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) related to family law matters.