Along with our partner universities in Zimbabwe* we offer a Summer School on Human Rights from 3-14 July 2023.
What you will learn
The programme will cover foundational human rights knowledge, with lectures on topics such as the origins of human rights, international human rights law, the African regional human rights system, and human rights in Zimbabwe. At the end of the programme there will be a debate competition. The programme will be taught in English.
Who you will meet!
You will engage with and learn from professors and lecturers with leading expertise in the field of human rights from the partner universities as well as your peers.
Who can apply?
The programme is open to students from partner universities (Africa University, Ezekiel Guti University, Great Zimbabwe University, Midlands State University and University of Zimbabwe). Each institution can select up to four students to attend.
Swedish students enrolled in the Law Programme (juristprogrammet) and attending semesters three to six at the Faculty of Law at Lund University, as well as students enrolled in the Bachelor Programme in Human Rights Studies at Lund University, are eligible to apply.
We promote equal opportunities. Hence, we welcome applications from students regardless of sex/gender, disability, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, or any other status.
What is included?
The programme will cover the costs of travel, accommodation, meals, and a small study grant to cover other expenditures.
How to apply
To apply, please email a CV along with a motivation letter (400 – 600 words) explaining your interest in human rights and why you wish to attend the Summer School.
Please e-mail the following documents by 17 May 2023 to Ashley Muza (email@example.com)
When to apply
The deadline for applications is 17 May 2023. We will evaluate all applications based on eligibility and the quality of the curriculum vitae and letter of motivation.
The Selection Committee’s decision will be communicated to applicants on or before 15 May 2023.
RWI in Lund, Sweden, and its partner universities (Africa University, Ezekiel Guti University, Great Zimbabwe University, Midlands State University and University of Zimbabwe) under the Zimbabwe Human Rights Capacity Development Programme 2019–2023, funded by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (Sida), are launching a call for applications to attend the Summer School on Human Rights, at the Midlands State University in Gweru, and University of Zimbabwe in Harare, Zimbabwe. Each partner institution will select four students to attend the Summer School.