Poland, Poznan

Refugees and Migrants in International Human Rights Law

when 22 August 2016 - 26 August 2016
language English
duration 1 week
fee EUR 300

Summer Course “Refugees and Migrants in International Human Rights Law” is the 25th edition of the human rights courses organized in Poznań since 1992. Till present, the Course has educated more than 500 graduates acting in the domain of human rights. In previous editions, the programme included lectures on the systems of the human rights protection and the protection of minorities. This year, it will focus on legal aspects of the situation of refugees and migrants – the problem of growing importance in both Europe and worldwide. We strongly encourage also participants from previous editions of the course to apply.
In order to apply, please send following documents by e-mail:
• Application form,
• Letter of recommendation,
• CV.

Deadline: 31th of May 2016.

Course leader

For any further information please contact Anna Połczyńska (by e-mail: phrc@man.poznan.pl) Director of the Course.

Target group

The Course is dedicated to activists in the field of human rights, NGO workers and volunteers, lawyers, researchers and advanced students from all over the world. A law degree is not required, however all candidates must prove deep interest in human rights issues.

Course aim

The main purpose of the Course is to educate people in human rights at the academic level and help them to develop skills to act in the human rights field. It offers the opportunity to acquire profound and systematic knowledge of the United Nations and European legal instruments, mechanisms and procedures serving the protection of refugees and migrants.

Fee info

EUR 300: No accomodation. The fee include meals (breakfast and lunch) and teaching materials.
EUR 400: Organizers provide participants with accommodation in double rooms in a student hostel, meals (breakfast and lunch) and teaching materials.


Upon specific requests the registration fee may be reduced, subject to the availability of resources.