10 May 2017

Maynooth University, Ireland
Two-week Summer Symposium 'The EU and Human Rights in a Time of Crisis'
17 June - 1 July 2017
Deadline for application: 15 May 2017

The two-week summer school organized by Maynooth University in cooperation with the Jean Monnet and Erasmus+ programme will provide students with a critical understanding of the role of the European Union (EU) as a global promoter of human rights. Participants will discuss emerging challenges faced by the EU in the new international politics domain, including Brexit, the Trump Administration and foreign policy, migration, humanitarian crises and human rights.

By analysing relevant Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) case law, EU legislative and policy measures, the course will critically examine the role of human rights’ in EU law and policy.