Program Details

* Seminar with UNICEF & Defence for Children International in the Children’s Rights House * Excursion to a youth institution * Field trip to the International Criminal Court * Canal boat tour through the historic town of Leiden * Farewell dinner at th
Location:
Leiden, Netherlands
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Frontiers of Children's Rights provides a comprehensive children's rights course, which takes a close look at contemporary children's rights issues from a legal perspective accompanied by reflections from other academic disciplines, legal systems, local perceptions and realities. Leading academic and professional experts in the field of children's rights, international law and other relevant disciplines offer inspiring and interactive lectures, seminars and excursions in and around Leiden Law School. The classes will be taught in the beautiful premises of the renovated Leiden Observatory. On Friday 11 July the participants will visit the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Classes will be taught at the Campus The Hague premises that day. The week will be concluded with a dinner party at the beach in Scheveningen.

* Seminar with UNICEF & Defence for Children International in the Children’s Rights House * Excursion to a youth institution * Field trip to the International Criminal Court * Canal boat tour through the historic town of Leiden * Farewell dinner at the beach in Scheveningen.

The students in this course will receive a certificate of participation after completion of the programme. Furthermore, we can issue a statement regarding the amount of ECTS credits we would assign to this course, based on the number of hours in class, preparation time and assignments, keeping in mind that 1 ECTS equals 28 hours of study. Your university can then evaluate this course and decide whether they will indeed award ECTS credits.
Cost:
The registration fees for the 2014 session are €1050 for professionals, €875 for students and €700 for Leiden University students. The fees include a memory stick with course materials, excursions, lunches on course days, welcome drinks, a canal boat tour through the historic town of Leiden and a farewell banquet. Please note that the summer school coordinators have the possibility to waive the registration fee of a limited number of participants. However, these participants will have to arra

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