The EU and Human Rights in a Time of Crisis:

Balancing Economic Freedoms and Human Rights



Week-long Summer Symposium in cooperation with the Jean Monnet and Erasmus+ Programme

When:             June 23rd - 30th 2018

Where: Maynooth University, 15 miles from Dublin, Ireland's capital city. Maynooth combines an academic heritage from 1795 with an innovative and modern campus. Maynooth, Ireland’s newest university, is ranked by the Times Higher Education as within the top 50 under 50 universities worldwide.
Today Maynooth University has more than 12,000 students from over 90 countries. This summer Maynooth University welcomes you to share in our history, heritage and future!

What: Explore the evolution of human rights protection within the EU, and discuss challenges faced by the EU in the current political climate including migration, humanitarian crises, neighbourhood policy, and enlargement with a particular focus on the interplay between economic freedoms and human rights.

This is an extraordinary opportunity to meet some of Europe’s most influential advisors, attorneys and professors, and hear them debate the relationship between European integration and the EU's actions to promote international justice.

Who: Postgraduate students, final year undergraduates, legal professionals, and researchers would find the course most suitable.

Cost: €850

**MU students please contact directly for costs and instructions**

Cost includes:

  • Tuition and transcript

  • Networking events

  • Guest speaker workshops and seminars

  • on-campus single-room accommodation

  • lunches Monday-Saturday

  • Dublin orientation day

  • airport transfers (at fixed times)

Availability:  Just 15 places
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