July 10 to 21, 2017, NEW YORK
Summer human rights institute in new york city
July 10 to 21, 2017
Gain a comprehensive introduction to the theory and application of human rights law.
Early Registration is now open | Register today to receive discount rate of $1950
“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 2017

The Leitner Center for International Law and Justice at Fordham Law School is pleased to announce the 2017 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, July 10 to 21, 2017.

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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