Poland, Krakow

Historical Legacies: Human Rights Today

when 17 June 2016 - 30 June 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 ECTS

Human Rights Today Summer Academy (HRT) is a two-week credit-granting program in Kraków, Poland that offers students and young professionals an academic framework, practical exposure, and hands-on training in the human rights field. Poland's dynamic history makes it a unique location to study historic and contemporary human rights issues—from the Holocaust to the modern refugee crisis.

HRT uses Polish-Jewish relations as a background case study, allowing participants to examine activism and social change locally through experienced histories, individuals and institutions.

Course leader

The Centre for European Studies at Jagiellonian University in Krakow, the Auschwitz Jewish Center and Museum of Jewish Heritage - A living Memorial to the Holocaust

Target group

Undergraduate students on their last year of studies, Graduate students, young researchers

Course aim

HTR Summers Academy aims to provide young professionals and students with academic framework, practical exposure, and hands-on training in the human rights field.

HRT uses Polish-Jewish relations as a background case study, allowing participants to examine activism and social change locally through experienced histories, individuals and institutions.

Credits info

3 ECTS
3 US credits (6 ECTS credits)

Fee info

USD 0: The programme fee covers activities, facilitation and fiel trip expenses. Meals and transportation to/from Poland are not included

Scholarships

Financial aid may be avaliable