University of Leipzig’s 1st International Summer School on Human Rights Protection under the ECHR
University of Leipzig’s 1st International Summer School
Human Rights in Theory and Practice: On Human Rights Protection under the ECHR
1–7 September 2019
The University of Leipzig will host its first session of the International Summer School on Human Rights Protection under the ECHR in summer 2019. This Summer School combines the academic expertise of an alma mater which is both rich in tradition while at the same time being a modern, forwardthinking institution with its unique location in a vibrant city.
It welcomes students and professionals from all over the world to analyse and discuss current developments and recent judicial decisions in order to impart a profound knowledge on the protection of human rights under the application of the European Convention on Human Rights. Particular focus will be put on procedural and practiceoriented questions. The workshops will cover a wide range of topics, from Terrorism, Slavery, Children’s Rights, War Crimes, Judicial Independence, the Freedom of Religion, Data Protection Rights, and “Push backs” at EU external