Program Details

Students will hear presentations from and visit institutions in Australia providing services and representation to refugees and victims of human trafficking.
Location:
Sydney, Australia; Melbourne, Australia
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
Undergraduate
Term:
Summer

Program Overview

Program Description:
Our course in Sydney focuses on international refugee and migration issues. The program provides a practical approach through work or simulated cases, which compliments the discussion of materials on the avenues of relief for victims.

Students will hear presentations from and visit institutions in Australia providing services and representation to refugees and victims of human trafficking.

The class in Sydney focuses on global protection for individuals fleeing persecution and other forms of harm. We explore the relief provided under international, U.S., and Australian law for refugees, victims of trafficking in persons, crime, civil unrest, and natural disasters. We engage in a practical approach through work on simulated cases, which complements our discussion of materials on the avenues of relief for victims.
Setting Description:
The University of Technology, Sydney (UTS) is similar to MIT in the United States, but also has a law school, with law faculty who are leaders in law and technology issues. The University is located in central Sydney, between Darling Harbor and the Central Station. The law school buildings are new and modern with excellent classrooms. Sydney has numerous means of public transportation, including buses, ferries, water taxis, trains, light rail and monorail.
Cost:
$1000 per unit

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