Venice Academy of Human Rights: applications are open

The Venice Academy of Human Rights is an international and interdisciplinary programme of excellence for human rights education, research and debate. It provides an enriching forum for emerging ideas, practices and policy options in the field of human rights. The Academy hosts distinguished experts to promote critical and useful research and innovation through the exchange of current knowledge. It forms part of the European Inter-University Centre for Human Rights and Democratisation (EIUC) which is an internationally leading institution for research and education. Read more about the Academy...

>> 4 - 13 July 2016 / Application deadline: 29 May 2016 <<

The 2016 Venice Academy of Human Rights looks at these developments from an institutional, legal, political and interdisciplinary perspective. Lectures and seminars by the distinguished faculty focus on the expansion and resistance to human rights obligations, counter-terrorist laws and policies, restrictions of civil liberties, processes of exclusion and redistribution in society, and the legitimacy crisis of human rights courts. The theme is Backlash against Human Rights? Discover more...

Participation is open to academics, practitioners, Ph.D./J.S.D. and master students from all countries of the world with an advanced knowledge of human rights. In the selection of participants, the Academy puts great emphasis on fostering interdisciplinarity and securing gender equality. Read more about the admission requirements...

The enrolment fee for the Venice Academy of Human Rights is:

  • 1320 EUR including accommodation in a single room from 3-13 July
  • 1050 EUR including accommodation in a shared double room from 3-13 July
  • 700 EUR without accommodation

The fee includes:

  • tuition
  • lunches on class days (Monday-Friday)
  • refreshments
  • social events
  • accommodation (if applicable)

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