Human Rights Law Centre

Short Courses and Training

The Human Rights Law Centre has established an international reputation in providing residential short courses, bespoke training and capacity building programmes and a summer school, covering a breadth of contemporary issues and practices in human rights law and international criminal law at the national, regional and international level.

Over 2,000 representatives from governments, judiciary, human rights defenders, NGO and IGO staff, legal professionals, students and academics have taken part in our programmes, which we have delivered in the UK, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.

Courses and training

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Capacity Building

As one of the leading university-based human rights institutions, HRLC is able to devise and implement tailor-made training and capacity-building programmes to suit your needs.

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Distance Learning

This non credit-bearing online course in International Human Rights Law is intended for those who cannot find the time to take a full-time course. The starting date is flexible.

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Summer School

A unique, expert-led programme aimed at students and people working in government, human rights defenders, NGOs, international governmental organisation, researchers and academics.

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Short Course

A 10- or 5- week residential course designed to give an in-depth understanding of international human rights standards through seminars, guest lectures, workshops, tutorials and conferences.



Human Rights Law Centre

School of Law
University of Nottingham
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

+44 (0)115 846 8506