Overview

WHAT IS THE SUMMER SCHOOL ABOUT?

Since 1999, the Institute for Minority Rights of Eurac Research has been organizing a Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance. The two-week postgraduate programme welcomes an international audience: young researchers and academics, post-docs and post-graduate students, civil servants from local, regional or national governments as well as employees of international organizations or NGOs. The Summer School follows an interactive approach and explores human rights, minority rights and diversity governance from an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective. It brings together scholars and practitioners and offers the participants the opportunity to broaden their knowledge through a wide range of lectures, workshops, role-plays and study visits. The Summer School is held entirely in English.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?

The Summer School is designed for those who wish to upgrade their knowledge of minority protection and diversity governance through an interdisciplinary and comparative approach, including:

  • MA and PhD students,
  • post-docs and young researchers and academics;
  • civil servants from local, regional or national governments;
  • employees of international organisations or NGOs.

WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT IN BOLZANO/BOZEN?

During the two-week programme, participants will be immersed in an exciting international learning environment in Bolzano/Bozen (South Tyrol, Italy). The programme includes:

  • lectures by international experts
  • interactive workshops and role-plays
  • study visits
  • cultural activities.

2021 EDITION

The 2021 edition of Eurac Research’s Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Governance focuses on “Religious and Linguistic Diversity” and examines the challenge of diversity governance by combining theoretical expertise and relevant case studies from Europe Asia and Americas.