Summer School: Human Rights & Persons Deprived of Liberty



2023 Summer School Course ‘Human Rights & Persons Deprived of Liberty

Applications are open now!

The ERC-IMPACTUM team, the Programme for Studies on Human Rights in Context, the Human Rights Centre, Ghent University, and the Global Campus on Human Rights are pleased to invite highly motivated students that are achieving their degree in law, political sciences, public health, or criminology, or postgraduate students (masters, LLM, PhD or postdoc) as well as staff of civil society organisations and policymakers to the 2nd  Edition of the Summer School ‘Human Rights & Persons Deprived of Liberty’.

This summer course will be held on the Zoom/Teams platform from the 27th to the 30th of June 2023.

Curated by Prof Dr Clara Burbano Herrera (IMPACTUM the ERC, Ghent University) and Prof Dr Manfred Nowak (Global Campus of Human Rights), the course aims to provide participants with suitable expertise on structural problems around prisons from the perspective of international human rights law, public health, criminal law, and practice as well as contribute to the improvement of human rights of persons deprived of liberty in their homeland and around the world.

Participants will have the opportunity to interact with world-leading academics from Europe, Africa and North & South America working in this field, gaining awareness of complex issues related to the human rights of persons deprived of liberty nation-wide and world-wide.

Applications are open until Tuesday 2 May 2023.

Apply now: Summer School online application platform.

More details: Download the Summer School Program