Justice & Human Rights
Human rights continue to be one of the most debated topics of our time, and what better opportunity to question and analyze legal approaches through a cross-cultural lens than when you study abroad.
Through your meetings with experts on Study Tours and Field Studies, you delve into the legal aspects and political context behind major modern conflicts and human rights violations in Europe, enhancing your knowledge of international law and current human rights challenges.
IS THIS PROGRAM FOR YOU?
It’s a good fit if you study:
Humanitarian Law and Armed Conflict
Fall/Spring, 3 Credits
- Human Rights
- International Relations
- Legal Studies
- Political Science
This course is an examination of the laws of armed conflict and human rights laws and how they apply to contemporary cases. The course finds inspiration in current events, and enables you to analyze issues such as the war against ISIS, the use of drones, and cyberattacks in a legal context. You gain a thorough understanding of the legal aspects that regulate modern conflicts and understand how they interact with the political environment.
Week-Long Study Tour: Bosnia or Kosovo
Core Course Week: Denmark
Prerequisites: One course in international relations or human rights at university level.
SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AVAILABLE!
Justice & Human Rights students are invited to apply for the Jacob Buksti Memorial Scholarship. This merit-based award honors a beloved former DIS faculty member, Jacob Buksti, who passed away in 2016. Jacob built a strong legacy in modern Danish politics and made a deep impact on the hundreds of DIS students he taught from 2003 to 2016. Find more information here