Justice & Human Rights

Analyze the legal aspects and political context behind major modern conflicts and human rights violations in Europe, enhancing your knowledge of international law and human rights.

Program Highlights

  • Build analytical skills focused around legal thinking, and acquire tools to understand how legal methods can be applied in examples using Danish and international case studies
  • Engage with experts in the field and discuss international conflicts, bringing professional perspectives to the classroom
  • Travel with your classmates and DIS faculty on course-integrated Study Tours where you come face-to-face with current political tensions and issues of national identity

Is This Program For You?

It’s a good fit if you study:

  • Government
  • Human Rights
  • International Relations
  • Legal Studies
  • Political Science

During my study tour, I was honored to hear stories from the Bosnian genocide, retold by people who experienced it. Coming to Sarajevo motivated me to pursue humanitarian law beyond DIS.”

– Isabella, Bryn Mawr College

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