Summer Schools

Second International Summer School „Human Rights Law in Context“ – Online

Special Focus: Business and Human Rights

From 7 to 10 September 2020, the Center for Human Rights Erlangen-Nürnberg (CHREN) in cooperation with the European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights (ECCHR) will host the Second Summer School on human rights law in context in Nuremberg. The focus area will be business and human rights including topics such as human rights due diligence, corporate liability, supply chain responsibility and the negotiations on a binding instrument to regulate human rights obligations of transnational corporations.

In light of ongoing restrictions for physical meetings and because of health risks due to COVID 19 the summer school will be held online as a series of video webinars.

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.

For details please see the Programme.

Fee: 50 €


We invite applications from advanced law students, graduates and young professionals in the fields of law, human rights and business.

To apply send a letter of motivation and your CV to

Application deadline (postponed): 30 June 2020

To facilitate debate and exchange between the speakers and participants, the number of spaces will be limited.

If you have any questions please contact Professor Markus Krajewski.

Time: 7 to 10 September 2020

Place: Online format


Summer School


Unsere vergangene Summer School: 

International Summer Course: Human Rights Law in Context

Vom 22. – 26 Juli veranstaltete das CHREN in Kooperation mit dem European Center for Constitutional and Human Rights eine international Summer School in Nürnberg.

Der Schwerpunkt dieser Summer School lag auf Business und Menschenrechten . Im Rahmen der Summer School konnten wir unter anderem Michael Windfuhr, den stellvertretenden Direktor des Deutschen Institutes für  Menschenrechte für eine key note lecture zum Thema: Implementing the Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Germany gewinnen.

Wir bedanken uns bei allen Dozent*innen und den Teilnehmer*innen!

Das vollständige Programm finden Sie hier.