OVERVIEW

Application for 2014 International Human Rights Summer School is now opened!

International Human Rights Summer School takes place already for the 8th time at Mykolas Romeris University. The School covers introductory human rights principles and practices in 10 days for a total of 6 ECTS. Students will familiarize themselves with the concept of human rights and its implementation on the international and national level. Students are encouraged to critically explore the main precepts and tenets, as they evaluate human rights practices at home and globally. The course introduces major human rights systems, instruments and mechanisms and focuses on main topics in the field of civil and political rights – personal security, privacy, freedom of expression, fair trial, and prohibition of discrimination. Students will consider contemporary challenges and future prospects through lectures, highly interactive seminars, case studies, and group discussions, completed by the moot court exercise. They will visit Lithuanian institutions established to promote and protect human rights. 

This year International Human Rights Summer School will take place at Mykolas Romeris University on 14 - 23 July, 2014.

The patron of the International Human Rights Summer School was Mr. Egidijus Jarašiūnas, Judge of the Court of Justice of the European Union. The programme of Summer School 2013 .

Lecturers

Lecturers are renowned specialists from Poland, France, Germany, Lithuania, and other countries.

Accommodation

Participants stay at a comfortable 3 star hotel located near the center of Vilnius.

Video about Summer School 2011