June 25 - July 6, 2018, NEW YORK
Summer human rights institute in new york city
June 25 - July 6, 2018
Gain a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of human rights law.
Limited spaces remain | Registration Deadline: June 1, 2018
“Beautiful facility in a great location. Everything I was hoping for and more. Fantastically organized and run.” – Nicole W. ’15 “Truly an inspirational and amazing program. Best experience of my life.” – Anthony H. ‘15 “Thank you. This course has expanded my mind and empowered me to commit to lifelong human rights advocacy and learning.” – Ellen S. ‘15 See more testimonials and videos
Welcome to SHRI 2018

The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2018 Summer Human Rights Institute (SHRI), a two-week certificate program that will provide a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of international human rights law, June 25 - July 6, 2018.

Designed for students and professionals from around the world, this immersive program enables individuals with limited time to gain an in-depth understanding of international human rights law and practice. Participants will take part in daily lectures and workshops with Fordham Law professors, supplemented by fieldwork and discussions with members of New York’s prominent human rights community. The program may also include field trips to the United Nations Headquarters and other local institutions.


Participants will earn Certificate in International Human Rights Law from the Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School, New York, NY.
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