The Lucerne Academy for Human Rights Implementation is a worldwide unique, multifaceted summer school. It provides students with a variety of excellent academic experiences. The Summer School consists of distinguished courses, core lunchtime seminars, excursions to both Geneva and Strasbourg and a prominent Moot Court exercise, all of which will be conducted in English.

 

New: Book the Summer School according to your needs! Participants will now be given the chance to design their course of study with a choice of two different options.

Option 1: (3-23 July, 2019) Students attend one mandatory course and can further choose three classes out of five available subjects. In addition, the students take part in the moot court exercise, in which they will sharpen their skills in litigation (8 ECTS, European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, Transcripts of grades and credits will be provided by the University of Lucerne).

Option 2: (3-17 July, 2019) Students attend one mandatory course and can further choose four classes out of five available subjects and can add one more optional class.

In both options, the coursework will be accompanied by lunchtime seminars, where students will interact with distinguished professors and practitioners. Furthermore, the two options include two excursions, one to Geneva and one to Strasbourg. In Geneva, the participants will visit the European Headquarters of the United Nations, as well as various NGOs. In Strasbourg the participants will visit the seat of the European Court of Human Rights and the Council of Europe. During the excursions the participants interact with important NGO’s and officials and acquire insight into the reality of human rights implementation.