Track 3

European and International Human Rights Protection (Module 5)

The focus of this track is on the main features, limitations and developments in human rights protection. Institutional, procedural and substantive aspects of human rights law are covered. Students will gain a sound theoretical understanding of human rights law, as well as its practical implications. A particular emphasis is put on the different levels of human rights protection, as well as the relationship between the European Union and the Council of Europe. The courses cover both past and pending case law which addresses current issues such as anti-discrimination, business and human rights as well as human rights challenges in a digital world.