Summer Schools

Third International Summer School Human Rights Law in Context

Special Focus: Business and Human Rights


From 13 to 16 September 2021, the Center for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) will host the Third Summer School on Human Rights Law in context. The focus area will be business and human rights including topics such as human rights due diligence, corporate liability, supply chain responsibility and practical experiences from litigation and companies.

Speakers include inter alia Miriam Saage-Maaß, Markus Krajewski, Claire Bright, Richard Meeran, Christian Schliemann, Barbara Lamprecht and Markus Löning.

Please find the programme here.

To apply for the Summer School please send a CV and letter of motivation to before 30 June 2021.

Time: 13 to 16 September 2021

Place: Zoom (The link will be provided to registered participants)

Fee: 50 € (please note that all back fees must be paid by participants)


Past summer schools

From 7 to 10 September 2020, CHREN and ECCHR hosted the Second Summer School on human rights law in context with a focus on business and human rights. Topics included human rights due diligence, corporate liability, supply chain responsibility and the negotiations on a binding instrument to regulate human rights obligations of transnational corporations. Speakers include Robert McCorquodale (University of Nottingham), Daniel Crampton (Independent consultant), Faisal Siddiqi (Rasheed Razvi Centre for Constitutional and Human Rights), Linde Bryk (ECCHR), Markus Krajewski (FAU) and Miriam Saage-Maaß (ECCHR) as well as other practitioners with expertise in the field of business and human rights. The Summer School was organised as a digital event. For details please see the Programme.

The First Summer School took place between 22 and 26 July 2019 in Nuremberg. Speakers included Michael Windfuhr, Deputy Director of the German Institute for Human Rights and others. Please see the programme here.