Global Institute for Human Rights
Summer 2019 Certificate Program
June 10 – 14, 2019 | Philadelphia, PA & New York, NY
Who Should Apply
The Institute welcomes applications from current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as working professionals with an interest in human rights. All students who complete the program will receive a Certificate of Completion from the University of Pennsylvania Law School.
The Global Institute for Human Rights offers an immersive, one-week course of study aimed at undergraduate and graduate students passionate about a career in human rights advocacy, or just looking to enhance their awareness on such topics as women’s rights and the basic rights of migrants and refugees. The Institute is unique compared to traditional academic studies of human rights, as the focus of this program is on bringing working human rights advocates from around the world to the table to share their experiences and career paths with the next generation of human rights advocates.
Program fee includes all lectures and course materials, daily breakfast, as well as a luncheon at and travel to/from the United Nations in New York City on June 14.
The application deadline for “Early Notification” is January 18, 2019. (Students who apply by this date, and are accepted, will receive $200 off the program fee.)
The final application deadline is May 3, 2019.
Scholarship Opportunity & Financial Aid
The Institute is offering two full-tuition scholarships to eligible students, as well as a limited amount of financial aid to qualified applicants. For more information on applying for financial aid, please visit the Global Institute for Human Rights’ “Application Instructions” page.
2018 Program Schedule | Past Lecturers